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Midlife Mastery

Broc Edwards

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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My Dog Saved My Life (with Jeff Goodrich)
3d ago
My Dog Saved My Life (with Jeff Goodrich)
How do you transform your life? How do you go from midlife malaise to being exited about who you are and who you’re becoming? Jeff Goodrich did it by adopting his dog, Duder. At least, that was the start. With Duder’s help, Jeff lost 70 pounds, went from the couch…
My Dog Saved My Life (with Jeff Goodrich)
3d ago
My Dog Saved My Life (with Jeff Goodrich)
How do you transform your life? How do you go from midlife malaise to being exited about who you are and who you’re becoming? Jeff Goodrich did it by adopting his dog, Duder. At least, that was the start. With Duder’s help, Jeff lost 70 pounds, went from the couch…
As Seen On YouTube (with Tad Stahl)
Jun 14 2022
As Seen On YouTube (with Tad Stahl)
Tad Stahl describes himself as “just a middle-class dude raising a family in Indiana.” That’s true, but leaves out a bit. In his mid-fifties, he took on a new challenge by following his adult sons into racing go karts. What started as a weekend hobby with his sons has grown…
Episode 50: Never Too Late
Jun 5 2022
Episode 50: Never Too Late
Something a little different today to celebrate the 50th episode of Midlife Mastery. The other day, I came across a post I wrote on my blog a few years ago about midlife and wanted to share it here:   Never Too Late Do you remember when it mattered? When your dreams…
Being “Fine” is a Trap (with Lori Saitz)
May 27 2022
Being “Fine” is a Trap (with Lori Saitz)
In midlife, many find themselves solidly in their comfort zone, where everything is fine. But, “fine” is a dangerous place where life turns stagnant and dreams die. Lori Saitz, CEO of Zen Rabbit and host of the podcast “Fine is a Four Letter Word” discusses how she transitioned her life…
Caregiver Support and Alzheimer’s (with Matt Yaroch)
May 13 2022
Caregiver Support and Alzheimer’s (with Matt Yaroch)
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…
Climbing Midlife’s Mountains (with Jackie and Ray Hope)
May 7 2022
Climbing Midlife’s Mountains (with Jackie and Ray Hope)
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…
What Are You Waiting For? (with Lisa Speers)
Apr 18 2022
What Are You Waiting For? (with Lisa Speers)
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…
Creating Audacious Change in Midlife (with Adrienne Shubin)
Apr 15 2022
Creating Audacious Change in Midlife (with Adrienne Shubin)
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…
Boosting The Longevity Economy (with Andi Kay)
Mar 26 2022
Boosting The Longevity Economy (with Andi Kay)
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…
Taking Control of Your Time (with John MacDonald)
Feb 26 2022
Taking Control of Your Time (with John MacDonald)
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…
Live Well Forever (with Dave Stickland)
Feb 20 2022
Live Well Forever (with Dave Stickland)
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…
Self-Esteem in a Selfie World (with Shobha Nihalani)
Feb 5 2022
Self-Esteem in a Selfie World (with Shobha Nihalani)
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…
Focusing on Wellness for a Great Midlife (with Dave Conley)
Jan 16 2022
Focusing on Wellness for a Great Midlife (with Dave Conley)
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…
Pursuing Your Dreams in Midlife (with James Burbage)
Dec 29 2021
Pursuing Your Dreams in Midlife (with James Burbage)
“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…
Midlife Reinvention After a Marriage Ends (with Laura Friedman Williams)
Dec 18 2021
Midlife Reinvention After a Marriage Ends (with Laura Friedman Williams)
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…
Getting Fit Over 50, Best Shape of My Life, Working with a Personal Trainer and Fitness Coach Update
Nov 27 2021
Getting Fit Over 50, Best Shape of My Life, Working with a Personal Trainer and Fitness Coach Update
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…
Rock Your Midlife: 7 Steps to Transform Yourself (with Dr. Ellen Albertson)
Nov 21 2021
Rock Your Midlife: 7 Steps to Transform Yourself (with Dr. Ellen Albertson)
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…
Ordinary Guy, Exceptional Fitness (with Blaine Wood)
Nov 13 2021
Ordinary Guy, Exceptional Fitness (with Blaine Wood)
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…
Regaining Control of Our Lives in Midlife (with The Midlife Mentors)
Nov 6 2021
Regaining Control of Our Lives in Midlife (with The Midlife Mentors)
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…
Becoming a Midlife Entrepreneur (with Dwayne Holland)
Oct 26 2021
Becoming a Midlife Entrepreneur (with Dwayne Holland)
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…