Midlife Flyness

  • 64. Friendship After 50

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    Title: "Midlife Flyness: Navigating Friendship Over 50"Host: Kendra LendseyIn this week's episode of "Midlife Flyness," host Kendra Lendsey delves into the complexities, joys, and challenges of maintaining friendships over the age of 50. From reminiscing about the ups and downs of long-standing companionships to offering insights on cultivating new connections later in life, Kendra explores the multifaceted nature of friendship in the midst of midlife. Tune in as she shares heartfelt stories, practical advice, and strategies for fostering meaningful relationships that stand the test of time.
  • 63. Remixing Aging

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    Welcome to "Midlife Flyness" with your host, Kendra Lendsey, where we redefine aging as a journey of style, grace, and empowerment. In this special episode, Kendra delves into the theme of remixing aging, drawing insights from her book "Midlife Flyness: Writing Your Own First Class Ticket to Aging Well."Join Kendra as she explores the art of aging with flair and resilience, discussing how we can rewrite the narrative of growing older to embrace vitality and purpose. Through candid reflections and empowering advice, Kendra inspires listeners to see midlife as a time of reinvention, growth, and limitless possibilities.In this episode, Kendra dives deep into the concept of remixing aging, highlighting strategies to infuse creativity, wellness, and self-expression into the midlife journey. From debunking stereotypes to celebrating personal milestones, Kendra offers practical tips and heartfelt wisdom on navigating the joys and challenges of aging with grace and confidence.Tune in as Kendra Lendsey invites you to embark on a transformative exploration of aging, where every moment is an opportunity to shine and thrive. Get ready to elevate your midlife experience with style, authenticity, and, above all, flyness. It's time to claim your first-class ticket to aging well and embrace the beauty of midlife flyness.
  • 62. Unstuck Yourself

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    Join host Kendra on a deeply personal and enlightening journey in this special episode of Midlife Flyness as she opens up about her experience as a sandwiched caregiver. In a heartfelt revelation, Kendra shares her story of caregiving for her mother during her battle with cancer while also tending to the needs of her young children.As Kendra walks viewers through her emotional rollercoaster of challenges and triumphs, she intricately weaves together the delicate balance required to shoulder the responsibilities of both caring for the elders in her life and nurturing the younger generation. Drawing from her own journey, Kendra candidly reflects on the lessons learned, the struggles faced, and the invaluable advice gained along the way.Listeners will be taken on a poignant and relatable exploration of the intertwining roles of caregiver, daughter, and mother, as Kendra dives into the complexities of managing medical appointments, emotional support, childcare duties, and self-care practices. Through her vulnerability and wisdom, Kendra imparts practical guidance on setting boundaries, seeking support, and finding moments of grace amidst the chaos of caregiving.As Kendra shares her deeply personal insights and hard-earned wisdom, viewers are invited to reflect on the power of resilience, love, and compassion in the face of demanding caregiving roles. This episode serves as a poignant reminder of the strength that lies within the bonds of family and the transformative impact of navigating the dual responsibilities of being a sandwiched caregiver.Embark on this intimate and empowering journey with Kendra as she shines a light on the beauty and challenges of being a caregiver across generations, offering a beacon of hope and guidance for those navigating similar paths. Through her narrative, Kendra embodies the essence of generational compassion and leaves a lasting imprint on the hearts of listeners, reminding us all of the profound impact of caregiving with grace and tenacity.
  • 61. Sandwiched

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    Join host Kendra Lendsey in an insightful episode of "Midlife Flyness" as she explores the theme of authenticity in one's older years and the challenges of being perceived as "overdoing it" while simply living authentically. Kendra delves into the complexities of embracing one's true self in a world that may misunderstand or misinterpret genuine authenticity.Through engaging conversations and personal reflections, Kendra and her guest unpack the importance of staying true to oneself, even in the face of societal expectations and judgments. They share personal stories, practical tips, and strategies for navigating the misconceptions that can arise when living authentically in midlife and beyond.Listeners are invited to reconsider their perceptions of authenticity, challenge the notion of "overdoing it," and embrace their unique qualities and values unapologetically. "Midlife Flyness with Kendra Lendsey" delivers a message of empowerment and self-discovery, encouraging individuals to embrace their authenticity and live their best lives in their golden years.Tune in to this thought-provoking episode for inspiring insights, heartfelt discussions, and a celebration of the beauty and richness that comes with embracing authenticity in the later chapters of life.
  • 60. Come Into My House

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    Join host Kendra Lendsey in an insightful episode of "Midlife Flyness" as she explores the theme of authenticity in one's older years and the challenges of being perceived as "overdoing it" while simply living authentically. Kendra delves into the complexities of embracing one's true self in a world that may misunderstand or misinterpret genuine authenticity.Through engaging conversations and personal reflections, Kendra and her guest unpack the importance of staying true to oneself, even in the face of societal expectations and judgments. They share personal stories, practical tips, and strategies for navigating the misconceptions that can arise when living authentically in midlife and beyond.Listeners are invited to reconsider their perceptions of authenticity, challenge the notion of "overdoing it," and embrace their unique qualities and values unapologetically. "Midlife Flyness with Kendra Lendsey" delivers a message of empowerment and self-discovery, encouraging individuals to embrace their authenticity and live their best lives in their golden years.Tune in to this thought-provoking episode for inspiring insights, heartfelt discussions, and a celebration of the beauty and richness that comes with embracing authenticity in the later chapters of life.
  • 59. Never Too Much (Midlife Remix)

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    Join host Kendra Lendsey in an insightful episode of "Midlife Flyness" as she explores the theme of authenticity in one's older years and the challenges of being perceived as "overdoing it" while simply living authentically. Kendra delves into the complexities of embracing one's true self in a world that may misunderstand or misinterpret genuine authenticity.Through engaging conversations and personal reflections, Kendra and her guest unpack the importance of staying true to oneself, even in the face of societal expectations and judgments. They share personal stories, practical tips, and strategies for navigating the misconceptions that can arise when living authentically in midlife and beyond.Listeners are invited to reconsider their perceptions of authenticity, challenge the notion of "overdoing it," and embrace their unique qualities and values unapologetically. "Midlife Flyness with Kendra Lendsey" delivers a message of empowerment and self-discovery, encouraging individuals to embrace their authenticity and live their best lives in their golden years.Tune in to this thought-provoking episode for inspiring insights, heartfelt discussions, and a celebration of the beauty and richness that comes with embracing authenticity in the later chapters of life.
  • 58. Embrace Your Age

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    Embracing Your AgeIn this empowering episode of the "Midlife Flyness" podcast, the hosts delve into the importance of embracing your age and rejecting societal norms that limit self-expression based on age. The episode challenges the notion that one's chronological number should dictate their identity and highlights the beauty and wisdom that come with aging.Hosted by experts in self-care, mindfulness, and personal development, the episode features insightful discussions on:1. **Breaking Stereotypes**: The hosts discuss common stereotypes surrounding age and encourage listeners to break free from these limitations to fully express their true selves.2. **Self-Acceptance**: The importance of self-acceptance and embracing all aspects of oneself, regardless of age, is explored. The hosts share personal anecdotes and tips on fostering self-love at any stage of life.3. **Living Authentically**: Listeners are inspired to live authentically and unapologetically, celebrating their unique qualities and experiences that come with age.4. **Cultivating Confidence**: Strategies for boosting self-confidence and self-esteem, particularly in midlife, are shared to empower listeners to embrace their age with pride and confidence.5. **Mindset Shift**: The episode emphasizes the need for a mindset shift towards aging, viewing it as a journey of growth, wisdom, and self-discovery rather than a limitation.6. **Practical Tips**: Practical tips on embracing age gracefully, such as self-care practices, mindfulness techniques, and staying socially connected, are provided to help listeners navigate the aging process with positivity and resilience.Through engaging conversations, personal stories, and expert insights, the "Midlife Flyness" podcast episode on embracing your age serves as a beacon of inspiration for listeners seeking to redefine aging on their own terms and embrace their true essence, regardless of the number of years they've lived. Tune in to discover the beauty and power of embracing your age with authenticity and confidence in this transformative episode.
  • 57. You are the secret sauce

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    **Summary: Midlife Flyness Podcast Episode**In this episode of Midlife Flyness, we delve into the timeless wisdom that being yourself is the secret sauce for success at any age, with a special focus on the power of authenticity for aging adults. We explore how embracing one's true self can unlock opportunities, fulfillment, and joy in the second chapter of life.The episode begins by highlighting the importance of authenticity in navigating midlife transitions and reclaiming one's identity. We discuss how staying true to oneself can lead to a renewed sense of purpose and direction, even in the face of societal expectations and stereotypes about aging.We delve into the unique benefits of authenticity for aging adults, emphasizing how being true to oneself fosters confidence, resilience, and self-acceptance. By sharing personal stories and insights, we illustrate how authenticity can be a guiding light through the challenges and opportunities of midlife.Practical tips and strategies are offered to help listeners embrace authenticity at any age. From cultivating self-awareness and setting boundaries to practicing self-compassion and authentic communication, we provide actionable advice for living authentically and authentically at any stage of life.Through thoughtful reflections and listener testimonials, we explore the transformative power of authenticity in aging gracefully and living a life of purpose and passion. We conclude by emphasizing that being yourself is not only the secret sauce for success in midlife but a timeless key to unlocking true fulfillment and happiness at any age.Join us on this inspiring journey of self-discovery and empowerment as we celebrate the beauty and power of authenticity in the pursuit of Midlife Flyness.
  • 56. The Cost of Ageism

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    Welcome to Midlife Flyness, a podcast celebrating the beauty and wisdom that comes with age. Join us on a journey through midlife as we navigate the challenges, celebrate the triumphs, and embrace the power of authenticity. In each episode, we explore topics like ageism, self-discovery, and empowerment to inspire listeners to live their best midlife."**Ways Ageism Affects Us and Combatting It:**Ageism affects us all in subtle yet profound ways, from societal expectations to workplace biases. It can lead to isolation, mental health issues, and barriers to personal and professional growth. To combat ageism, we must first recognize and challenge ageist attitudes within ourselves and others. By advocating for equal treatment, supporting age diversity, and empowering ourselves to redefine aging, we can create a more inclusive and equitable society where age is celebrated, not condemned. Join us on Midlife Flyness as we dive deep into the impact of ageism and discover how we can all work together to combat it.
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