Category: Spotlight

Stuff Explained Ep12: Accountability (Big Idea)

This week’s Big Idea episode is dedicated to Accountability. Aristidis explains why self accountability is so important to our own personal and professional lives, as well as how this will trickle up to communities, corporations, and governments. There are several steps to being accountable,…

Indulgence vs Self Love

I’ve written quite a few articles now on wellness where I reference, directly or indirectly, act act of loving yourself. Self love, or self care, is really the cornerstone of wellbeing. Without caring about and loving ourselves, we will never truly feel whole or…

Stuff Explained Ep11: Potatoes

We return to exploring the history of food items that we may currently take for granted. In this episode, learn how the potato made its way from a misunderstood New World plant to becoming a vital European foodstuff.

You CAN Change

There seems to be a limitless amount of material available to help us change for the better. Whether it is overcoming addiction and trauma, or learning new skills, there are books, podcasts, classes, blog posts (including from yours truly), and more on offer. These…

Stuff Explained Ep10: The Motley Experience

It is our tenth episode! To celebrate, host Aristidis Marousas gives us his own personal background and how it led to the creation of both The Motley Experience life style media outlet and the Stuff Explained podcast.

Book of the Month – October 2019

At the beginning of each month, we spotlight a staff-favorite book that meets our objective of thoughtfully sharing stories to help our audience experience their world in a smarter, healthier, and happier way.

Stuff Explained Ep09: Self Talk (Big Idea)

This Big Idea is all about how we speak to ourselves. The way in which we approach self talk is not only reflective of our own beliefs (positive or negative), values, and traumas, but is also indicative of how we may be communicating with…

Stuff Explained Ep08: Impeachment

Impeachment is a topic that has been discussed with much fervor throughout the Trump administration’s tenure. This episode seeks to explain what impeachment is, how the process works, and how it all ties into recent news stories about President Trump and Ukraine.

What My Garden Taught Me About Life

I was sitting out in the backyard earlier this afternoon when I looked over at the remnants of my summer vegetable garden. It was bordering on lifeless, with only a few tomatoes left ripening on the vines. A few of their brethren that I…

Stuff Explained Ep07: Tomatoes

The tomato. Is it a fruit or vegetable? Where did it really come from? Why were so many people scared to eat it for centuries? Find out the answers to these questions, along with many other interesting facts, in the latest episode of Stuff…