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Who are you? Who are any of us? Why do we feel, act and behave the way we do? Why are things this way and not that? What is really going on, just beneath the surface? What makes life worth living? The Here and Now Podcast sets out to explore these questions and many others, always asking the question, why?

Each week a new topic is explored through the lenses of psychology and philosophy. Drawing from academics, scientists and histories greatest thinkers, The Here and Now Podcast sets out to ask the big questions and explore the many ways they can be answered. There is never just one answer, life is messy, confusing and complicated, but the search continues…

Who are you? Identity is about who we are but we are all made up of many parts. We develop a sense of individual identity during adolescence then begin to inhabit social worlds which inform our identity in ways that can be highly rewarding but leave us vulnerable when our life circumstances change. In this episode we explore the problem of building one's sense of self around a social identity and consider ways to overcome it. The Here and Now Podcast on Facebook The Here and Now Podcast on Twitter Send me an emailSupport the show (
  1. Identity
  2. Episode 52
  3. Beyond the Battlefield with Tim Davies
  4. Getting Curious with Ollie Martin
  5. Accountability