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Inspiration and information for creating an amazing second half of life: There is an abundance of information on creating a great life for those in their 20s, 30s, and even 40s, but truly little for those 50 and beyond. The media seems to think we should either be chasing our past glory days by clinging to youth with a white knuckle death grip OR just quietly fading into the background and letting life pass by. Yet, this time of life brings an amazing opportunity to combine our wisdom and experience with our passion and enthusiasm and refine, redefine, and reinvent who we want to be and how we want to live. Let’s get started!

Inspiration and information for creating an amazing second half of life: There is an abundance of information on creating a great life for those in their 20s, 30s, and even 40s, but truly little for those 50 and beyond. The media seems to think we should either be chasing our past glory days by clinging to youth with a white knuckle death grip OR just quietly fading into the background and letting life pass by. Yet, this time of life brings an amazing opportunity to combine our wisdom and experience with our passion and enthusiasm and refine, redefine, and reinvent who we want to be and how we want to live. Let’s get started!

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United States

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Inspiration and information for creating an amazing second half of life: There is an abundance of information on creating a great life for those in their 20s, 30s, and even 40s, but truly little for those 50 and beyond. The media seems to think we should either be chasing our past glory days by clinging to youth with a white knuckle death grip OR just quietly fading into the background and letting life pass by. Yet, this time of life brings an amazing opportunity to combine our wisdom and experience with our passion and enthusiasm and refine, redefine, and reinvent who we want to be and how we want to live. Let’s get started!

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English


Episodes

Caregiver Support and Alzheimer’s (with Matt Yaroch)

5/13/2022
Matt Yaroch, CMO for I-Ally, is not in midlife. But what he shares can and likely will affect us all in some way. In our conversation, we discuss several things I was not aware of: It’s not just midlifers who find themselves with caregiving responsibilities. 1 in 4 millennials are…

Duration:00:38:50

Climbing Midlife’s Mountains (with Jackie and Ray Hope)

5/7/2022
Jackie and Ray Hope are on a mission to redefine what “over the hill” means and are a great example of people taking on new challenges in midlife. Rather than settling into their comfort zones, at 50 they decided to take up rock climbing, ice climbing, and mountaineering. Then they…

Duration:00:51:42

What Are You Waiting For? (with Lisa Speers)

4/18/2022
Lisa Speers describes herself as a “midlife enthusiast” and her journey is one many of us can relate to. As she turned 50, she realized she had lost herself along the way through life and decided she was not going to find herself at 60 not doing some of the…

Duration:00:33:11

Creating Audacious Change in Midlife (with Adrienne Shubin)

4/15/2022
A little over two years ago, Adrienne Shubin, author of the Change Your Midlife blog, began transforming her life. Starting with going alcohol free for 30 days, it evolved into staying alcohol free, switching to a plant-based diet, getting rid of clutter, losing weight, and becoming debt free. You’ll enjoy…

Duration:00:38:56

Boosting The Longevity Economy (with Andi Kay)

3/26/2022
Andi Kay is an advocate for aging as well as you possibly can and passionate about helping people who help others to age healthier, wealthier, and happier. To this end, she is the founder of Aging Mojo, a platform exclusively helping solopreneurs and small business owners who cater to the…

Duration:00:31:51

Taking Control of Your Time (with John MacDonald)

2/26/2022
John MacDonald returns to Midlife Mastery. Last time, we discussed focusing on what you can control and it remains one of the most downloaded episodes. In this episode, we discuss the importance (and golden opportunity) of controlling our time. This includes, starting our day with intention, managing priorities, and the…

Duration:00:50:34

Live Well Forever (with Dave Stickland)

2/20/2022
Ok, chances are you and I won’t live *forever*. But, what’s your health plan to be healthy and active into your 90s? If you are 50 now, that’s 40 more years. Will you spend those years living, or just alive? Dave Stickland (aka ThatFitOldGuy on Instagram) shares his approach his…

Duration:00:45:18

Self-Esteem in a Selfie World (with Shobha Nihalani)

2/5/2022
Social media can be a fantastic way of sharing and connecting with people around the world. Yet, it can also bring a dark side as we compare ourselves to the perfect lives presented by others. I suspect this is especially true as we enter midlife. Shobha Nihalani shares why, after…

Duration:00:36:54

Focusing on Wellness for a Great Midlife (with Dave Conley)

1/16/2022
Dave Conley, author of the upcoming book, “Muberty: The Guide for Going from Midlife Crisis to Kickass Midlife”, is not a doctor, but he has taken control of his health as a key step to his amazing midlife. Midlife is the time when our choices from the past 20 or…

Duration:00:50:18

Pursuing Your Dreams in Midlife (with James Burbage)

12/29/2021
“If I don’t at least try with everything I have for the rest of my life, I’m going to die with unrealized dreams and goals. And that would break my heart.” ~ James Burbage Sometimes when we get to midlife, we discover the life we’ve created isn’t the life…

Duration:00:58:27

Midlife Reinvention After a Marriage Ends (with Laura Friedman Williams)

12/18/2021
Laura Friedman Williams went from happily married for over 20 years to blindsided by her husband’s affair. Divorced, she began a midlife journey of breaking out of her cocoon and rediscovering and reinventing herself. In this episode, we talk about that process for her and her new book “Available: A…

Duration:00:46:13

Getting Fit Over 50, Best Shape of My Life, Working with a Personal Trainer and Fitness Coach Update

11/27/2021
No guests this episode. Just checking in and updating you on the progress I’ve made getting in the best shape of my life after 50 by working with a personal trainer and fitness coach. Your fitness path is probably different than mine, but I firmly believe what we do now…

Duration:00:18:00

Rock Your Midlife: 7 Steps to Transform Yourself (with Dr. Ellen Albertson)

11/21/2021
Dr. Ellen Albertson, aka The Midlife Whisperer, is back on Midlife Mastery. Her previous appearance is consistently one of the most popular episodes of this show and now she has a new book out called “Rock Your Midlife: 7 Steps to Transform Yourself and Make Your Next Chapter Your Best…

Duration:00:45:39

Ordinary Guy, Exceptional Fitness (with Blaine Wood)

11/13/2021
Ever look at the middle age action actors or the guys on the covers of fitness magazines, wish you could be that fit? But then you dismiss the possibility because they get paid to be in that shape and you’ve got a job, life, and responsibilities? What if it were…

Duration:00:46:02

Regaining Control of Our Lives in Midlife (with The Midlife Mentors)

11/6/2021
Super excited to have Claire and James Davis, aka The Midlife Mentors, on today. They bring their full-on joy and enthusiasm for living an amazing midlife and helping others do the same. They share: How our hormones are changing in midlife for both women and men AND what we can…

Duration:00:47:45

Becoming a Midlife Entrepreneur (with Dwayne Holland)

10/26/2021
Have you ever thought about starting a business in midlife? Dreamed of leaving the 9 to 5 and being your own boss? Or maybe you’ve already started one and are finding it tougher than expected. Today’s episode is for you. Dwayne Holland is a third-generation entrepreneur and business growth coach…

Duration:00:45:14

Ideas Last (with Danielle Gillespie)

10/16/2021
Today’s episode is a little different. Danielle Gillespie is a technologist, consultant, and advisor to tech startups and she focuses her approach on one theme: ideas last. And she’s also living a pretty good midlife. I am excited to have her on the show because I’m intrigued by her approach…

Duration:00:35:22

Changing Your Mindset and Upping Your Mental Game (with Laurie Meschishnick)

10/9/2021
So often, what holds us back is not skill or talent, but mindset. Our mindset determines how well we are able to develop and use our talents and how much of our potential we can achieve. What if the biggest factor in your success was changing the way you think…

Duration:00:54:17

Rebooting and Midlifing It (with Rachael Lee)

9/29/2021
Ready for a midlife reboot? Rachael Lee, author of the blog Midlifing It, made the decision to not live someone else’s version of her life. Rachael shares the small changes any of us can make as well as her own huge change of relocating from Oregon to La Paz, Mexico.…

Duration:00:34:15

The Midlife Method (with Sam Rice)

9/18/2021
Sam Rice is a midlife nutritionist and author of “The Midlife Method: How to Lose Weight and Feel Great after 40.” This isn’t a diet book – she is focused on sustainable, long-term health and wellness. In this episode, she discusses: How our bodies are changing in midlife and what…

Duration:00:46:03