A THOUSAND TINY STEPS

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Episode 142: A Lack of Third Spaces

A Thousand Tiny Steps
A Thousand Tiny Steps
Episode 142: A Lack of Third Spaces
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Show Notes

There is a lack of third spaces or places to spend time with one another that don’t cost money and cultivate social connection these days. It’s changed so much from when I was young and has impacted my social relationships. In this episode, I explore how I don’t spend enough time cultivating third space activities for myself. 

 

Key Takeaways: 

 

[2:58] Third spaces are diminishing for Americans 

[4:28] Times have changed since when I was younger 

[6:48] Third spaces helped me through my abuse 

[9:53] People are much more focused on their career these days

[12:26] Gen Z cares more about what people think

[13:15] I struggled to find my third space after college 

[18:53] Being unhealthy by diving head first into relationships 

[20:49] My free time has been spent coaching or helping others 

[22:52] Working remotely took away my friends social interaction 

[25:48] How my families third space activities have changed 

[27:43] I don’t spend enough time cultivating third space activities 

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