The Experience 50 Podcast for Midlife
Summary: Here's the thing, you are a grown up at 50. No more excuses for a life that didn't turn out the way you thought it would. In these episodes, you are going to learn the stuff you should know by now. You will also hear stories of midlifers making pivots, reinventing themselves because they just don't care what other people think anymore. Woo Hoo!
#bethe1to is a national campaign to increase awareness and personal involvement in preventing suicide. Midlife men are at particularly high risk. Each of us can help to prevent suicide. Mary Rogers shares new critically important information on what to say when you fear or believe that a person you love may be thinking about committing suicide. For more information on this campaign, visit: https://www.bethe1to.com/ To learn more about Experience 50: https://www.experience50.com Visit https://www.
Dave Rose says that he is a new person at 51, the person he was always meant to be. So how do you say goodbye to the old you? How do you even begin to wrap your head around being a new person? It must feel a bit like starring in a science fiction movie of your life. Full info at https://www.experience50.com
Marking the 4th Anniversary of the best podcast for midlife, host Mary Rogers answers questions from listeners. Nothing is off-limits. The podcast is known for frank and honest discussions on the experience of being middle-aged and finally growing up. This episode carries on the tradition. More info at https://www.experience50.com/171
Mary is joined by humor writer Kim Dalefrese and the narrator of her audiobook, Amanda Newcombe for midlife girl talk about the universal moments of life growing up in the 60s and now being middle-aged. https://www.experience50.com/170 for full info and links
An odd assortment of big ideas on small index cards drive the conversation in this solo episode. Ageism, people pleasers, mentoring, weight loss, trashy divorces, and video tech are all up for grabs. Visit https://www.patreon.com/maryrogers for full video. https://www.experience50.com/169 for show notes
While caring for her mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, Margaret found art to be her savior AND her midlife pivot to become a working artist.
I'm interviewing Maria Olsen, the author of my new favorite book on midlife transitions Fifty After 50: Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life. In our interview, and in her book, Maria shares her story of changing everything in her life. Some changes were her own choices, some were not. More at https://www.experience50.com/167
Is an empty nest drowning you in a puddle of tears? Mary Rogers urges parents to Get a Life! More info at experience50.com/166
There's no better way to find yourself than to physically leave everything behind you. That is what travel does. I can't think of a more accelerated path to midlife transformation than heading on a journey to unfamiliar territory. More info at experience50.com/165
After a visit to Maryland, you will be treated to the real-life story of midlife transformation with Shann VanderLeek. First, get comfy for some personal time with Mary then join in Shann's story of the unusual circumstances which provided the perfect cushion for her midlife transformation and learn where she landed on the other side. More info at: experience50.com/164
E163 The Five Commencements of Midlife
Do you feel like you've lost your mojo at 50? Are you burned out? Probably. Nisha Jackson, PhD joins Mary in addressing what you can do to get that mojo back through getting your hormones and nutrients in balance, enough sleep, and learning to unplug your brain. Learn more at experience50.com/162
Does your family tree hold some mystery? Today, I speak with Diane Dewey, the author of Fixing the Fates: An Adoptee's Story of Truth and Lies. How important is your DNA to your backstory? What if there are lies and deception? Whose story is the true story, and does it even matter? Experience50.com/161
Midlife drinking tales: A non-alcoholic quits drinking. Linda Walker pivoted from being the party girl to living alcohol-free while it was still a choice that she could handle without a recovery program. More at https://www.experience50.com/16
Men and women over 50, here is your lesson in how the health of your gut impacts your overall wellness. Your guts, glands, and, yes, even your poo is up for discussion with Julie Daniluk, author of The Hot Detox Plan.