This Teenage Life is a podcast made by teens about their ideas, stories, and unique perspectives in the middle of their own growth as humans.
Civil Tea: Engaging in Dialogue Amidst Conflict
What does it mean to reach across the aisle and try to understand "the other side?" In this post-2020 election episode, we hear from two young people who founded a company called Civil Tea that's working to bring young people together to engage in dialogue.
We’re on edge. It’s a historic election, an extremely divisive moment in US history, there’s a pandemic and a climate emergency. We have all kinds of feelings as election day approaches. On this episode of This Teenage Life, we talk about our feelings about the 2020 presidential election.
Structural oppression is just that: structural. So without structural change, can our actions make a difference? In this episode, we discuss individual approaches to allyship and how these practices connect with our desires for a more just society.
Trader Joe’s meatballs in marinara sauce. Frozen grapes. Jalapeno chips. In this episode, we take a break from heaviness and talk about our favorite snacks.
Climate change is the biggest issue facing our world today, and has a special significance for young people as the generations most in need of change yet often without the opportunities to make change. In today’s episode, Molly and Olivia discuss climate change from a young person’s perspective.
Here at This Teenage Life, we’ve uncovered a phenomenon called “too muchness.” It’s a fear of being “too much” that can lead to self policing that holds us back from being our authentic selves. In this episode, we talk about our fears and critiques of “too muchness,” how it feels, and where we think it comes from.
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Wonderful podcast. The teens are insightful, vulnerable, kind. Beautiful voices.
This podcast is wonderfully made and honest in the topics discussed. A valuable podcast for all to listen to.
Such a great podcast
I love the students’ vulnerability and awareness of such important and hard topics and as an educator its really helpful to understand what teenagers go through and whats important to them