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E165 Transformational Travel with Wendy Guth, Rebel on the Go
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 expe…
E164 A Midlife Transformation w/ Shann VanderLeek
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 per…
E163 The Five Commencements of Midlife
Graduates, be seated for a Midlife Commencement speech by Mary Rogers. More at
E162 RECLAIM Your Mojo with Nisha Jackson PhD
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 unpl…
E161 Family Secrets with Diane Dewey
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 tr…
E160 Midlife Drinking - Too Much? Too Often? with Linda Walker
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
E159 Heal Your Gut with Julie Daniluk
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.
E158 Next Act Give Back with Kirsten Bunch
Midlife pivots are all about the need to have an impact, creating a better world and living our lives with purpose. Today we speak to a veteran changemaker who gave up the frequent flyer perks to create her own ideal next act. Learn more about auth…
E157 Hey, Sugar! with Lynne Wadsworth
What would you be willing to give up in order to say goodbye to aches and pains, headaches, fatigue, gut issues, imbalanced hormones, and excess weight? Sugar? Did you just start to panic at the thought? My guest, Lynne Wadsworth spells it out for …
E156 Midlife Profile: Hannah Brown - The Manhattan Effect
Hannah Brown joins us from Isreal to chat about her recent article reflecting on the 40th anniversary of Woody Allen's 1979 Oscar-winning film Manhattan.  Manhattan was just one of several films released during our teenage years which glamourized s…
E155 Mothers! with Karen C L Anderson
Author Karen C. L. Anderson is helping us out with our ever-evolving relationships with our mothers.  I've always said that even after your mother passes, the relationship continues. For those of us with daughters, we simply change hats. THIS conve…
E154 Mary's Girl Crush - Jennifer Louden
Jennifer Louden has been a powerful figure for 30 years, dating back to her first book, The Woman's Comfort Book.  She is a pioneer in the transformational space writing several books, appearing on Oprah, as well as hundreds of radio and TV shows. …
E153 Feeling Funky- How to distract your brain
Today Mary responds to a listener's email about Feeling Funky - or what Mary refers to as having a dark day. Get an action-packed list of what to do to get out of a temporary funk. For details, visit Check Out CreativeLive's F…
E152 Midlife Pivot: An Author is Born with Maureen Joyce Connolly
Maureen Joyce Connolly is drawn to both science and language arts, she always has been. After getting her degree in physiology, she began her career with the pharmaceutical giant, Pfizer. Meanwhile, she was writing poetry and earning her Master's D…
E151 Midlife Epiphany at the Grocery Store
Why do so many Aha! Moments happen at the grocery store? Mary explains why and what they look like. It could be shredded cheese, Crest vs. Colgate, or maybe even Jello? How the choices we make in the grocery store define us. More info at experience…
E150 Do You Have Kids w/Kate Kaufmann
The Childless and Childfree are getting their time on the podcast. Kate Kaufmann, 67, author of Do You Have Kids? Life When The Answer is No joins Mary as part of her personal quest to spark 2 million conversations on living life as a non-parent. M…
E149 I Want What She's Got w/Stephanie Dalfonzo
Stephanie Dalfonzo, now 59, experienced crushing anxiety in her mid-30s, ending a career in morning radio. Her experience drew her to research and examine the "state of chill" which she now enjoys. More information at
E148 Health Rebel Dr. Nicki Steinberger on Holistic Practices
Author Nicki Steinberger, PhD., shares her story of defeating Type 2 diabetes with Lifestyles practices we can all benefit from. More information at
E147 Midlife Pivots in Water and Hallways
Mary Rogers is high on midlife pivot analogies this week. Take a ride as we look at the murkiness of deep waters and hang out in the third-floor hallway of a Holiday Inn Express. More at 
Still Buzzing with Mark VanderKlipp
Mark VanderKlipp shares his Experience 50 reality of pivoting to an independent consultant from the security of the President's seat in a consulting firm.  Episode 069, Mark VanderKlipp's Badass Midlife Pivot featured Mark in the first weeks after …
E145 Secrets of Dating After Fifty with Debi Helm
Online dating, ugh. Today we are in the trenches of online dating for those over 50 and returning to the dating scene. Profile pictures, personal profile, red flags, knowing what you want from a date. All this and a bunch of fun. Get the book: The …
Encore Careers - What's Next with Mark Ross
Another awesome example of a happy guy who was purposeful and intentional in being happy through his 50s. Mark Ross coaches executives in finding their next thing.  More info at
Living in Mexico on the Cheap with Queen Michele
Take an early retirement to Mexico? Ever feel like selling everything and moving out of the country? Spend your days doing yoga on the beach, living like royalty in a Central American country? It sounds great, living where your dollar goes so much …
On A Mission with Mary Rogers
Instead of resolutions to give something up Mary suggests that you go on a Mission! Get the Bonus download of the Mission Menu at
E140 Fat Guy to Fitness Guru with Allan Misner
Allan Misner and Mary Rogers talk about the road from fat to fit in midlife. Just before his 39th birthday, Allan Misner had a wake-up call. While vacationing at a tropical resort, he tried to play volleyball but got too tired to stay in the game. …
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Aug 25th, 2015
Latest Episode
Jul 5th, 2019
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