EP #359: Encore: A Candid & Humorous Look at Aging with Joan Lunden


What You’ll Learn during this Encore Episode, A Candid and Humorous Conversation about Aging with Joan Lunden (Originally Ep 178): 

  • Why aging can still be so awkward and difficult to talk about in midlife.
  • Why thinking about aging through the lens of mind, body, and soul is important.
  • How being in the sandwich generation can be a uniquely challenging part of midlife.
  • How getting to know your bladder really well in midlife is a great idea.
  • How learning to overcome fear can lead to incredible career fulfillment.
  • How you can learn to age well.

Welcome to another episode of the Women in the Middle Podcast

This week’s encore episode of the Women in the Middle® Podcast features special guest, Joan Lunden. Joan stops by the podcast today to talk about her new book, Why Did I Come Into This Room? What followed was an incredibly candid and hilarious conversation about aging.

Note: The original podcast episode was published as Episode 178 in late 2020/early 2021.

Joan Lunden has had such an interesting life. An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and women’s health & wellness advocate, she has been a trusted voice in American homes for more than 30 years. You may remember her well from your childhood, as Women in the Middle like us pretty much grew up feeling connected in some way to Joan Lunden.

For nearly two decades, Joan greeted viewers each morning on Good Morning America bringing insight to the day’s top stories. As the longest-running female host ever on early morning television, Joan Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered five presidents, and five Olympics, and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families, and their health.

In her book, and in the interview, Joan discusses personal stories (some are embarrassing and really funny), bucket lists, bladder issues, being a cancer survivor, having seven kids (including two sets of twins!) as well the science of what happens to a woman’s body as she ages. Perfect for us midlife gals who love to think about aging well, developing a great mindset, and sharing lots of hilarious midlife moments.

I know you’ll identify with a lot of Joan’s stories and insights. You’re going to enjoy this special encore episode with Joan Lunden!

Featured on the Show:

Connect with Joan Lunden: https://joanlunden.com/

Joan Lunden’s Book:  Why Did I Come into this Room: A Candid Conversation about Aging

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