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Welcome to The Mindful Midlife Crisis, a podcast for people navigating the complexities and possibilities of life’s second half. I’m your host, Billy Lahr, an educator, personal trainer, meditation teacher, and overthinker who talks to experts who specialize in social and emotional learning, mindfulness, physical and emotional wellness, cultural awareness, finances, communication, relationships, dating, and parenting, all in an effort to help us better reflect, learn, and grow so we can live a more purpose-filled life. Take a deep breath, embrace the present, and journey with me through The Mindful Midlife Crisis.

The Mindful Midlife Crisis Billy Lahr

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Welcome to The Mindful Midlife Crisis, a podcast for people navigating the complexities and possibilities of life’s second half. I’m your host, Billy Lahr, an educator, personal trainer, meditation teacher, and overthinker who talks to experts who specialize in social and emotional learning, mindfulness, physical and emotional wellness, cultural awareness, finances, communication, relationships, dating, and parenting, all in an effort to help us better reflect, learn, and grow so we can live a more purpose-filled life. Take a deep breath, embrace the present, and journey with me through The Mindful Midlife Crisis.

    Episode 118--On to the Next Chapter

    Episode 118--On to the Next Chapter

    Journey's end and new beginnings intertwine in this heartfelt farewell to the Mindful Midlife Crisis podcast as Billy and Matt toast to three transformative years. With nostalgia as our companion, I stroll down memory lane, reflecting on the peaks and valleys traversed in pursuing purpose and passion. Transitioning from a microphone to a classroom, I unveil the joys of my upcoming adventure—empowering adults in Seoul with the art of business English. Infused with the insights of my mindfulness meditation teacher certification, I explore the philosophies that now steer my educational approach. As we bid adieu to this podcast, I thank you, our listeners, for embarking on this journey with us, reminding you to continue cherishing personal growth and life's ever-evolving beauty. Take care, friends.


    If you liked this episode, check out this episode as well:
    Episode 27--Unblocking Your Best Self through Energy Work with Energy Mastery Expert Kristen BrownEpisode 3–The Only Way Out Is Through: Billy Battles His Demons with Mindfulness

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    Episode 117--Your Network = Your Net Worth: Why Your Crew Matters

    Episode 117--Your Network = Your Net Worth: Why Your Crew Matters

    In this week’s episode, Billy and Matt talk about how their journeys toward passion and purpose were better traveled with companions. They unravel the tapestry of community and its undeniable role in carving out a fulfilling second act in life. In this no-filters conversation, they share insights and stories about the power of connection and how engaging with others—like Matt does through his performance art and being “the host with the most”—can bring us closer to a life brimming with joy and purpose. They also share practical tips for building and maintaining authentic relationships, so you'll feel empowered to stretch the pizza dough of your comfort zone and enrich your life with the kind of connections that matter. It's never too late to find your crew and truly live life with intention.


    If you liked this episode, check out this episode as well:
    Episode 66--"No More Men Talking Mental Health on Podcasts": An Open Letter to Chelsea Fagan of The Financial DietEpisode 72--Acts of Service As Self-Care with Dr. Lina HajiEpisode 75--How to Live with More Joy in Your LifeEpisode 106–I'm Back! (with a Special Guest!)Episode 108--Enjoy Your Morning Coffee More Mindfully (and Other Practical Tips)Episode 116--How Being Curious Leads to More Purpose in LifeEpisode 74--Too Foreign for Here, Too Foreign for Home: A Korean Adoptee Meets Her Birth Family with Brook MallakEpisode 93--Get Authentic with Marques OgdenEpisode 80--Avoid Toxic Self-Help Advice with Jordan Harbinger

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    All of our episodes are available at www.mindfulmidlifecrisis.com
    Join us for Meditate & Mingle!
    Interested in working with Billy?  Set up an Exploration Call! 
    Get a free week of BetterHelp using Billy's referral code!
    Thank you for listening to The Mindful Midlife Crisis!
    We hope you enjoy this week’s episode!
    If this episode resonates with you, please share it with your family and friends.
    Need a place to start? Check out our Fan Faves Page! 
    Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Topics? 
    Email Billy at mindfulmidlifecrisis@gmail.com.  
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    Episode 116--How Being Curious Leads to More Purpose in Life

    Episode 116--How Being Curious Leads to More Purpose in Life

    In this week’s episode, Billy and Matt talk about the maze of midlife dilemmas and how curiosity, intentional living, and being part of a community can help us find our purpose and passion. They reminisce about the music and children's literature that shaped their formative years and how these continue to impact their beliefs, perspectives, and curiosities. They also discuss the perils of curiosity with regard to cats.  


    If you liked this episode, check out this episode as well:
    Episode 44--The Urgency of Awareness with Jodi PfarrBook mentioned: The Urgency of Awareness by Jodi Pfarr


    All of our episodes are available at www.mindfulmidlifecrisis.com
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    Thank you for listening to The Mindful Midlife Crisis!
    We hope you enjoy this week’s episode!
    If this episode resonates with you, please share it with your family and friends.
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    Please leave us a 5-Star Review!  Doing so helps other people looking for a podcast like ours find it!
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    ​​Episode 115--Meditate & Mingle: Cultivating a Stable Mind

    ​​Episode 115--Meditate & Mingle: Cultivating a Stable Mind

    This week’s episode is a recording of a recent Meditate & Mingle session about fostering equanimity–an essential practice that empowers us to cultivate stability in our minds. Billy leads an enlightening meditation session, shedding light on the importance of intention and mindfulness in everyday life. Investing in yourself is the first step towards a more purposeful and passionate life. So, embrace this opportunity to prioritize happiness, health, and love in your life.



    All of our episodes are available at www.mindfulmidlifecrisis.com
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    Thank you for listening to The Mindful Midlife Crisis!
    We hope you enjoy this week’s episode!
    If this episode resonates with you, please share it with your family and friends.
    Need a place to start? Check out our Fan Faves Page! 
    Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Topics? 
    Email Billy at mindfulmidlifecrisis@gmail.com.  
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    Twitter:  @mindfulmidlife
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    LinkedIn: Billy Lahr
    Please leave us a 5-Star Review!  Doing so helps other people looking for a podcast like ours find it!
    We hope you enjoy this week’s episode! If you’re really feeling gracious, you can make a donation to https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MMCpodcast.   Your donations will be used to cover all of our production costs. Thank you so much! 
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    • 53 min
    Episode 114--The Quantifiable Consequences of Living Mindlessly

    Episode 114--The Quantifiable Consequences of Living Mindlessly

    In this week’s episode, Billy and Matt reflect on mindlessness (aka NOT being mindful!), revealing its impact on relationships, social interactions, and work performance. They share personal experiences and, more importantly, provide simple tools to help you combat mindlessness. They’re also extending a digital detox challenge to you that will help you set technology boundaries. This digital detox challenge will help you improve stress management, productivity, and overall well-being through less mindless doom scrolling! 


    If you liked this episode, check out this episode as well:
    Episode 109--Meditate & Mingle: Awareness Of Your Problem Without Fixing ItEpisode 3--The Only Way Out Is Through: Billy Battles His Demons with Mindfulness

    All of our episodes are available at www.mindfulmidlifecrisis.com
    Join us for Meditate & Mingle!
    Interested in working with Billy?  Set up an Exploration Call! 
    Get a free week of BetterHelp using Billy's referral code!
    Thank you for listening to The Mindful Midlife Crisis!
    We hope you enjoy this week’s episode!
    If this episode resonates with you, please share it with your family and friends.
    Need a place to start? Check out our Fan Faves Page! 
    Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Topics? 
    Email Billy at mindfulmidlifecrisis@gmail.com.  
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    Twitter:  @mindfulmidlife
    Facebook: The Mindful Midlife Crisis Podcast
    LinkedIn: Billy Lahr
    Please leave us a 5-Star Review!  Doing so helps other people looking for a podcast like ours find it!
    We hope you enjoy this week’s episode! If you’re really feeling gracious, you can make a donation to https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MMCpodcast.   Your donations will be used to cover all of our production costs. Thank you so much! 
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    ​​Episode 113--Meditate & Mingle: Mindful Eating

    ​​Episode 113--Meditate & Mingle: Mindful Eating

    Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday!  This week’s episode is from a recent Meditate & Mingle session about enjoying your meal beyond satisfying your hunger. Imagine this–every bite you take, each sip you drink, could be a moment of mindfulness, an opportunity for gratitude, and a step towards better health. Join us as we uncover together how a fulfilling and mindful life can start with a single bite. Tune in, find your comfortable spot, grab a bite, and savor this mindful eating journey together.

    All of our episodes are available at www.mindfulmidlifecrisis.com
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    Thank you for listening to The Mindful Midlife Crisis!
    We hope you enjoy this week’s episode!
    If this episode resonates with you, please share it with your family and friends.
    Need a place to start? Check out our Fan Faves Page! 
    Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Topics? 
    Email Billy at mindfulmidlifecrisis@gmail.com.  
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    Twitter:  @mindfulmidlife
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    LinkedIn: Billy Lahr
    Please leave us a 5-Star Review!  Doing so helps other people looking for a podcast like ours find it!
    We hope you enjoy this week’s episode! If you’re really feeling gracious, you can make a donation to https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MMCpodcast.   Your donations will be used to cover all of our production costs. Thank you so much! 
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
81 Ratings

81 Ratings

Mateo - Plus Ultra Podcast ,

Informative yet playful!

Billy and Brian have created something truly special here. This show is the right mixture of informative and playful!

Maya Acosta- Health Lifestyle ,

Very therapeutic

this show is entertaining and valuable with topics that are interesting for people my age. I love the discussion about the love languages, and other discussions about current topics.

Fattysmo ,

Helped change my mindset

Although I’m slightly younger than these guys (only slightly) I’ve undergone a major career pivot that, together with other factors, has pushed me towards therapy and mindfulness meditation. Listening to this podcast immediately helped me see that there are real guys out there who think about things and struggle through things and that the things I feel are ok to feel. This show has two just fantastic guys at the helm and I've appreciated the guests they’ve had, the topics they’ve covered, and the authenticity they’ve brought to the show. Can’t say enough good things!

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