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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!

Midlife Mastery Broc Edwards

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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!

    Living a Mediterranean Lifestyle (with O'Live Your Life)

    Living a Mediterranean Lifestyle (with O'Live Your Life)

    Does your life feel rushed, distracted, and disconnected? Anita Heidema and Dario Tomaselli, founders of O’Live Your Life, want to help you change that. They went from lives that were successful, but stressful and separate to having lives that are present, connected, and purposeful. And they want to share their approach with you.

    While we’ve all heard of the Mediterranean diet, they share how they’ve adopted a Mediterranean lifestyle and you can too, no matter where you are. It’s a lifestyle that incorporates food (of course), but also healthy living, cultivating strong friendships, and being present with yourself and those around you.

    Intrigued? Give it a listen.

    Let’s get started.

     

    Connect with Anita and Dario at:

    Website: OLiveYourLife.org

    Instagram: @OliveYourLife.now

     



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    YouTube: @MidlifeMastery

    • 40 min
    Living Your Legacy (with Merle Saferstein)

    Living Your Legacy (with Merle Saferstein)

    Merle Saferstein spent much of her career helping Holocaust survivors share their life stories. From that experience she began writing, speaking, and teaching to help others live their legacy. In this episode, we discuss: those pivotal moments that change our lives, aligning your life behind how you want to be remembered, and creating an ethical will. However, what stands out most for me is the idea that legacy is how we live, not what we leave behind. How we are remembered tomorrow is based on how we approach our life today.

    Ready to life your legacy? Let’s get started!

     

    Connect with Merle (and find her books) at:

    Website: MerleRSaferstein.com

     

     



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    Instagram: @MidlifeMasteryPodcast

    Facebook: @MidlifeMasteryPodcast

    YouTube: @MidlifeMastery

     

    • 42 min
    Recording My First Record (with Terry Sweet)

    Recording My First Record (with Terry Sweet)

    Where are you downplaying your strengths and experience? How could you put them to use to create a new career opportunity? Have you ever thought about starting a side business, moving into a new job or career, or completing a bucket list item such as writing a book?

    By the time we get to midlife, we often have far more skills, resources, and connections than we realize. We’re often told that it’s a young person’s world, but that overlooks the huge advantages available in midlife.

    Today’s guest is Terry Sweet and, although he has created music for advertisements for the past 50 years and played in various bands along the way, he’d never recorded and released an album of his own music. The pandemic created a downturn in the advertising business that gave him the opportunity to write and record.

    But just because he had the skills and time, that doesn’t mean it was easy. Terry shares a bit about his inspiration, what it means to “be a freight train” and staying focused, and taking on the Doubt Monster.

    Be sure to listen all the way to the end to hear his song, “Skimpy Bikinis and Vodka Martinis” from the album “Listen to the Bars”.

    Ready to play bigger? Let’s get started!

     

     

    Connect with Terry at:

    Album Website: Listen to the Bars

    Website: Terry Sweet

     

     



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    Instagram: @MidlifeMasteryPodcast

    Facebook: @MidlifeMasteryPodcast

    YouTube: @MidlifeMastery

     

     

    • 38 min
    My Dog Saved My Life (with Jeff Goodrich)

    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 to completing ultramarathons, and became a writer. Along the way, he learned several lessons from Duder, began to change his mindset and remove the limits he’d placed on himself, make continual improvements using the 3 M’s, and now feel like he’s just getting started with a life he loves.

    Ready to transform? Let’s get started!

     

     

    Connect with Jeff at:

    Website: DudeAndDuder.com

    Instagram: @JeffGoodrich23

    Instagram: @DuderAndRoxie

     

     



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    Facebook: @MidlifeMasteryPodcast

    YouTube: @MidlifeMastery

     

    • 36 min
    As Seen On YouTube (with Tad Stahl)

    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 into a family event, all documented on their regular YouTube Vlog.

    I’ve been wanting to have Tad on the show for a while now to talk about those three things: taking on new (and humbling) challenges later in life, keeping family relationships front and center even as all kids are now adults themselves and setting off on their own lives, and becoming YouTube famous, at least in his corner of YouTube. Any one of those things is challenging, yet he’s managed to bring them all together in a very authentic and seemingly effortless way of a “middle-class dude raising a family.”

    Ready to play bigger in midlife? Tad’s got some good ideas for it, so let’s get started!

     

     



     

    Connect with Tad at:

    YouTube Vlog: Stahl Racing

    Website: Stahl Racing

     

     



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    Instagram: @MidlifeMasteryPodcast

    Facebook: @MidlifeMasteryPodcast

    YouTube: @MidlifeMastery

     

    • 38 min
    Episode 50: Never Too Late

    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 burned within and it was painful to not accomplish them right then.

    Do you remember when your entire life was potential? When you thought you could go anywhere and do anything and you wanted to go everywhere and do everything.

    Do you remember when you had ideas? Ideas for businesses you wanted to start or ideas to save the world or ideas of the kind of life you were going to live.

    Do you remember when creativity was at the center of your dreams? The books you were going to write, the songs you were going to play, the art you were going to make.

    Do you remember when the world was fascinating? So many things to do, people to meet, and places to explore.

    Do you remember when you couldn’t wait to get started on your life? When the wonder of who you were going to be and what you were going to do had you anxious and impatient to get going.

    Do you remember when you were going to be bold? When the thought of living a life of resignation and quiet desperation was what scared you the most?

    Do you remember when you were going to be great? When your career was going to shine and you would be revered for your incredible talent.

    Do you remember when work was fun? When you couldn’t wait to get up because every day was exciting and different and you were learning at a ferocious pace.

    Do you remember the day all that went away? Do you remember waking up one day and wondering where it had gone? Or had you forgotten all about it?

    Do you remember when thriving became surviving? When standing out became hanging on? When hopes and dreams became reality TV? When the life you were going to live became the life that never quite happened?

    Bigger question: what are you going to do about it? Your life looks different now, of course. Security, stability, and comfort pushed aside passion, desire, and excitement. You have constraints and responsibilities and obligations you never had back then.

    You also have resources you never had. A sense of who you really are, not just who you thought you wanted to be. Wisdom, judgment, and patience to know what needs to be done and see it through. People you can count on as much as they count on you. The foundation and options a steady income provides. A sense of mortality pushing you to get things done today rather than waiting for “someday when.” The toughness that comes from getting through the downturns of life. The awareness you won’t be the next superstar or change the entire world and that’s ok – you just need to be the best you and make a difference where you are.

    I don’t know what your dreams were or where they went, but I know it doesn’t matter. Yesterday’s dreams are for yesterday. Today’s dreams are what matters.

     

    Originally published at: Fool With A Plan 

     

     



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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Love every episode! ,

Refreshing and relevant

There are not a ton of midlife podcast run by men, so I really appreciate this one! Broc covers so many topics relevant to midlife that I look forward to every episode. Thank you!

Next Level Gratitude ,

Show title is misleading

I’m really enjoying Broc’s laid back style. He’s an intent listener who then comes back with insightful questions to take the conversation deeper.

Not sure we ever actually master midlife (or any stage of life), however this is a podcast that gives you useful tools for getting a good handle on it!

PS: Was being sarcastic with my review title! 🤣

idoparttwo ,

Wow! Episode #38 was an eye-opener

I just finished episode #38, with Laura Friedman Williams. Such a great episode and with about 17 minutes left, Laura describes probably one of the best exclamations of how a marriage can slowly disintegrate and finally dissolve in the empty nest. I think it’s a wake up call for anyone who wants to stay married. Great work!

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