You don't need to be a student to learn. Learning is a mindset that can be cultivated at any age, even in midlife. And it can be one of the most rewarding things we can do. Howard and John share what they've learned about learning and how they continue to learn even as they age.
Howard and I got into a conflict about a post that I wrote about the first presidential debate. The conflict was illuminating, and good. Here's what we learned from it and what we think about conflict in general.
A new Netflix independent docudrama, The Social Dilemma, is creating a stir among social media thinkers. Are we losing our ability to communicate and respect those with opposing views? What does the future look like when the all of our brains are manipulated and monetized by digital algorithms? We break it down.
We all have more agency than we often realize. We can reshape our lives. We can even reinvent ourselves. That's what we talk about in today's episode. We, Howard Lerner and John Pa, share our stories of reinventing ourselves and what we learned from those moments.
One of the good things about getting older is our ability to form new healthy habits. Howard and John discuss their routines, habits and motivations and how being kind to yourself, setting reasonable goals and asking yourself exactly what you want out of a new habit will set you up for success.
You've accomplished a lot in your life. Inspiration and motivation has never been a problem before. But, all the sudden, you're in midlife and you're finding it hard to get jazzed about ideas and inspired about projects. We discuss motivation at midlife.