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#46 Anecdotes – Reflections and suggestions on what to do with our lives

For this episode, Tim and Vance discussed the topic of reflecting on what we want to do with our lives, why it’s important, and some suggestions for where to start. Listen on for more.

Our opening and closing soundtracks are by Joakim Kharud. Be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes or anywhere podcasts are found.



1:00 – One of the most common problems we’ve been struggling with: What should we do with our lives?

3:15 – Cited an article on depression by Johann Hari on Guardian

4:40 – Vance’s recount of a meeting with his mentor, and a review of recent career decisions

7:40 – Sometimes we need to go through regrets to know what we really want in life

10:40 – Many of us are paralysed by our fear of “wasting time”, wanting to achieve certain things by a certain age

12:35 – If you keep looking at past undesirable decisions as “mistakes”, you won’t get past yourself to achieve what you want

14:50 – Could it be how so many young and “successful” people shape how we think about ourselves?

16:30 – Taking time to sit down to review and evaluate recent events can help in living a better life

19:15 – Episode wrap-up: If you don’t know what to do in your life right now, why not start by improving yourself bit by bit every day?

Important links mentioned

Is Everything You Think You Know About Depression Wrong?


Audio file size: 13.00MB

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