After struggling to finish high school, Antonina took a break from her education to work on herself. Despite the lack of support she got at that time, she knew it was the right move for her. Now four years later, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Antonina decided she was ready to attend college and is glad she waited until she was in the right mindset to begin.
Megan shares the hardships of growing up with a mother who wants to be more like a friend than a parent and gives advice on how those suffering with addiction and the people who care about them can get help.
During a trip to New York City, Simon experiences virtual reality for the first time and becomes inspired to quit his job and found a VR business in his home country of Denmark. He discusses how people must take action quickly in order to avoid being stuck in the concept stage.
When he was in college, Ellis went on a spontaneous road trip with a dormmate to meet the Guru Maharaj Ji. He shares his thoughts on spirituality and how humanity’s need for hope can cause one to overlook hard truths.
1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters.
Music featured in the episode: “Aerostar” by Video Age
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