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Magnificent Midlife

Midlife isn’t the end of meaningful life, just the end of the first half rehearsal. Listen, laugh and be inspired as Rachel Lankester, author, mentor and founder of Magnificent Midlife, interviews women in midlife and beyond living authentic, empowered lives, not disappearing into obscurity. From round the world yachtswomen to 60 year old pole dancers, from palliative care doctors to sustainable food evangelists, this podcast explores the myriad things older women get up to and the issues we face. We challenge the status quo and bash those negative stereotypes about being an older woman. Need some inspiration about what’s possible for you when you're over 40, over 50 or beyond? These women will show you anything is. Need help overcoming your own limiting beliefs about getting older or struggles with menopause? Learn from women who’ve experienced the same but found ways to thrive and become who they were always meant to be. Learn their life-hacks and how they do what they do. This podcast is all about celebrating women in midlife and beyond. We’re not over the hill or on a downward slope. We get better with age not worse. We talk all things midlife, about issues that matter, and share fabulous stories of magnificent women doing very cool stuff. Now's our time! Find out more at


111 The secrets of alternative aging with Suzi Grant (Re-Release) 26:35 07/05/2022
110 The joy of adventure with Alice Morrison 55:51 06/28/2022
109 Empowering women to lead with Dion Johnson 55:53 06/21/2022
108 Finding words for tender conversations with Dr Kathryn Mannix 56:44 06/14/2022
107 The power of older women with Jennifer Arthurton 43:45 06/07/2022
106 How to embrace your second spring with Kate Codrington 52:58 05/31/2022
105 How agetech will change the world with Keren Etkin 46:11 05/24/2022
104 Breaking down taboos with Elizabeth Joseph 48:05 05/17/2022
103 From fine to fantastic with Lori Saitz 45:17 05/10/2022
102 Why women stay after betrayal with Anne Michaud 36:50 05/03/2022
101 How women's brains get stronger and better with age with Dr Louann Brizendine 33:43 04/26/2022
100 Making sense of midlife with Mr Magnificent 34:25 03/15/2022
99 Upgrading the menopause conversation with Clarissa Kristjansson 51:30 03/08/2022
98 From procrastination to personal power with Dr Christine Li 42:34 03/01/2022
97 Alcoholism and hiking the PCT with Person Irresponsible 51:48 02/22/2022
96 Living well with osteoarthritis with Dr Alyssa Kuhn 39:03 02/15/2022
95 Learning to thrive after divorce with Tonya Carter 44:45 02/08/2022
94 Becoming the singing gynecologist with Dr Kristina Dervaitis 41:19 02/01/2022
93 Mothers, daughters, estrangement and healing with Laura Davis 46:58 01/25/2022
92 The rewards of being late-onset with Jo Pybus 49:11 01/17/2022
91 The power of menopause with Alexandra & Sjanie - Red School 56:26 01/10/2022
90 Emotional eating and drinking with Vicky Midwood 57:48 11/16/2021
89 Understanding our many hormones with Nicki Williams 54:10 11/09/2021
88 Midlife transformation with Deb Johnstone 45:09 10/31/2021
87 Midlife women rock with Breeda Bermingham 46:47 10/26/2021
86 I wrote a book! Solo with Rachel 28:15 10/19/2021
85 How to keep your brain healthy with Susan Saunders 42:30 10/12/2021
84 Living agefully with Mariann Aalda 45:10 10/01/2021
83 Making the most of midlife with Karen Skidmore 59:27 09/24/2021
82 Coping with an addicted child with Michelle Weidenbenner 34:49 09/20/2021