What ARE the upsides of being 40? Megan and Wendy share what was supposed to be an inspirational list but got deep about self-value, death, and friendships. Plus, the world hates Shake (and we’re here for it), Wendy answers her own question, the water bottle phenomenon, “The Dropout,” and Harry Potter fan fiction. Let’s explore the upside of being 40+.
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Mentioned in Episode 61
- Have you watched the new season of “Love is Blind” yet? We talked a lot about season 2 in the most Pop Culture Club episode. How do you feel about Shake? And did you love how Vanessa Lachey told him he was on the wrong dating show?
- 12 possible reasons why Wendy is tired all the time via Healthline.com
- Spoiler alert: diet, vitamin deficiency (D and B-12), lack of good sleep (snoring), being overweight…Wendy’s ticking all the boxes on this list.
- Owala Freesip 20oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle is all over Instagram right now and people love it. Get it here from Target ($19.99) or Amazon ($19.99).
- The never-available Stanley Adventure Quencher 40oz Travel Tumbler ($40)
- These are supposed to be on Target shelves but are yet to be available on Target.com via AllThingsTarget.com.
- Who is Elizabeth Holmes?
- “The Dropout” on HULU starring Amanda Seyfried
- “Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup” by John Carreyrou
- Megan’s podcast rut is over with the discovery of the Draco and Hermione fan fiction podcast called Remain Nameless.
The Upside of Being 40
Megan and Wendy share the upside of being 40.
- Understanding boundaries and drawing them when necessary.
- Knowing what you like and what you don’t like.
- Few opinions actually matter.
- The ability to treat yo-self and knowing your value.
- A greater appreciation for your parents.
- Caring less about what other people think about you.