This week we look at self improvement. Learn the meaning of the concept, the philosophies surrounding it and why it is important. Then we’ll take a look at the practical aspects of it and find out some of the best ways to improve ourselves and why we need to. Along the way we’ll gain a new found appreciation for ourselves as individuals and allow the experience to shape how to interact with and treat others.
Michelle and Joe run down the list of celebrities we lost this week with the passing of Luke Perry and Jan-Michel Vincent. We briefly discuss the unfortunate news of Alex Trebek’s medical issues before diving into the Spielberg versus Netflix battle that is heating up. We’ll take a deeper look into some questionable comments from Ian McKellen regarding his take on some accused sexual predators in the entertainment industry before wrapping the news up with Britain’s Royals response to social media trolls. As usual, we wrap the podcast with a couple of great insightful picks of the week.
Michelle and Joe discuss Emma Thompson’s refusal to work with John Lasseter on a new animated movie. We look at the unfortunate health issues facing Luke Perry. Then we take a deeper dive into the winners and losers of the Oscars and some of the controversies surrounding the storied awards show. We rap another great podcast with a few insightful picks from our hosts.
Joe and Madison explore the sensitive subject of self-esteem. What role it plays in our lives, signs of healthy self esteem, warning signs of low self esteem and what can cause low self esteem. We then take a deeper dive into some of the ways to improve your self esteem and the effect your self esteem has on other aspects of life as a teenager.
Michelle and Joe discuss the passing of former Monkey Peter Tork, the release of the HBO documentary Never Land about the Michael Jackson molestation allegations. We also explore whether Jason Reitman is sexist in his recent comments regarding the new Ghostbusters movie he’s slated to direct and we look at Ariana Grande’s record breaking album that shattered a Billboard Top 100 record held by the Beatles since 1964. We also introduce our new “Insightful Picks” segment for the benefit of the audience.
Madison and Joe discuss what stress is, some of the common things causing stress with teens today, the signs of stress and some techniques for how to deal with stress. We learn that some of the symptoms of stress also are some of the same signs as depression and how one can lead to the other.