229 episodes

Men and women in midlife are drawn to Mary Rogers’ honest take on the experiences of the empty nest, aging parents, spending an inheritance, dating and sex, travel, downsizing things, trashing bad habits and figuring out who you want to be now that you really are all almost grow up.

The podcast is always smart, usually funny, and occasionally painfully real in speaking to the cusp of GenX and Baby Boomers.

Experience 50 Podcast for Midlife Mary Rogers

    • Personal Journals
    • 4.8 • 162 Ratings

Men and women in midlife are drawn to Mary Rogers’ honest take on the experiences of the empty nest, aging parents, spending an inheritance, dating and sex, travel, downsizing things, trashing bad habits and figuring out who you want to be now that you really are all almost grow up.

The podcast is always smart, usually funny, and occasionally painfully real in speaking to the cusp of GenX and Baby Boomers.

    Is This Normal at 50?

    Is This Normal at 50?

    Midlife crisis at 50? Mary Rogers takes you through the hallmark signs of female misery at 50, why it is a good thing, and how to speed up the process so you can get to the good part!
    Share your midlife advice with Mary in a voicemail at https://www.experience50.com. Look for the Send Voicemail icon.
    Full show notes at https://www.experience50.com/229
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    Single midlife mentoring session with Mary Rogers: https://www.experience50.com/goods
    Support the podcast: https://www.experience50.com/donate
    You've Got This!

    • 51 min
    Pivots in Pivots in a Pandemic with Colleen Chapman

    Pivots in Pivots in a Pandemic with Colleen Chapman

    Midlife pivots in a pandemic require flexibility in your planning but should not be abandoned. Colleen Chapman's midlife pivot plan changed over 13 months since her mentoring session with Mary Rogers, but she has achieved major accomplishments moving her closer to the full vision.
    Schedule a one-time mentoring session with Mary https://www.experience50.com/goods
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    Full Show Notes/links: https://www.experience50.com/228
    Thanks for listening, support the podcast: https://www.experience50.com/donate

    • 45 min
    Rooster in the Empty Nest

    Rooster in the Empty Nest

    The empty nest transition is not just a "woman thing".  Bruce Buxton, host of The Gray Beard Podcast gives us a man's perspective on empty nest living and relationships with adult kids & your co-nester.

    Bruce and Mary swap strategies on building a stronger marriage when kiddie parenting is done, how to shift to a new relationship with your adult kids and their significant others, and how to know when you're in trouble. 

    • 1 hr
    Dumpster Fire Wisdom with author Mimi Feldman

    Dumpster Fire Wisdom with author Mimi Feldman

    Buckets (!) of wisdom shared by Mimi Feldman, author of He Came In With It, A Portrait of Motherhood and Madness. You'll sit in on E50's Fall 2020 Virtual Book Club when Patrons of the podcast meet with the author to discuss family chaos, mental illness, dying, acceptance and surrender, female friendships, unconventional marriage, and more. Show notes https://www.experience50.com/226 Sponsors: Mary Rogers' Patrons https://www.experience50.com/donate and Plexaderm https://www.buyplx.com/exp50pod

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Unfolding Into Kindness with Cole Baker Bagwell

    Unfolding Into Kindness with Cole Baker Bagwell

    Cole Baker Bagwell's Experience 50 Moment at the age of 48 fueled her pivot toward leading a kindness revolution. Immediately upon leaving her successful career, Cole knew that she needed to "unfold herself" before she could lead the revolution to bring kindness to the world of business. At 51, Cole is the founder of Cool Audrey.
    Full show notes https://www.experience50.com/225
    Support the podcast https://www.experience50.com/donate

    • 59 min
    Is that ageism? with Rachel Lankester

    Is that ageism? with Rachel Lankester

    Does coloring your gray hair promote ageism? Anti-wrinkle creams? What if you use a moisturizer? Is it all about intention? Vanity? Do you make jokes about being old? Hear guest Rachel Lankester of Magnificent Midlife who calls out host Mary Rogers and in turn, Mary declares herself GUILTY! Is that okay?
    Full show notes and resource links at https://www.experience50.com/224 Check out Magnificent Midlife: https://www.experience50.com/magnificent
    Support the podcast: https://www.experience50.com/donate

    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
162 Ratings

162 Ratings

BGBuxton ,

Gets to the heart of it!

Mary is a great interviewer! She just seems to get to the heart of the matter, in more ways than one. Every minute spent listening helps me feel informed and connected to my people.

TinaZvo ,

Down to earth; relatable and informative

Mary is a down to earth; relatable and fun host. Her energy; connection with her guests and her on point questions bring each episode to life. Highly recommend!

Amber B CC ,

Witty, No-Nonsense Advice for Midlife

Mary’s energy is infectious. I dare you to listen to just one episode! Her non-nonsense advice cuts through the mess and delivers practical actions to take RIGHT NOW! Highly recommend!

-Amber Beam, Career Coach

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