Discovering Our Scars, Episode 132

Beth Demme Blog

The typical “American Dream” is to work hard so you can play hard. Success means a family that looks a certain way, a home that looks a certain way, and a life that looks a certain way. And it’s all based on consumption. We buy more to feel more.  But is there another way? What is YOUR dream, how has it changed over time, and how will you achieve it?

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In each episode, we offer you a few prompts to think about how that day’s conversation applies to you. You might pause the podcast and answer them right then and there, but if you keep a journal (Steph and I both do), feel free to download and print a PDF of the Questions for Reflection we’ve made just for you: 

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  1. Do you have any #BlackFriday rituals?
  2. Has your concept of the American Dream changed as you’ve gotten older?
  3. Do you have dreams of retiring one day? What does that look like for you?
  4. What is your American dream?