This episode was inspired by a recent article from the Los Angeles Times depicting the harrowing ordeal faced by The Marshall Islands. Tune in to hear how the Marshall Islands ended up being the largest dumpsite of American radioactive waste, how climate change could exacerbate the nuclear pollution problem, and what, if anything, is being done to fix it all.Continue reading “Stuff Explained Ep17: Crisis in The Marshall Islands”
Expectations that we have for ourselves and others can get tricky. This is because most of our disappointments, frustrations, and heartbreaks stem from some expectation not being met by someone or something. But aren’t expectations necessary to some extent, or should we abandon them completely?Continue reading “The Thing About Expectations”
What is the history of American Thanksgiving? Was the (in)famous Thanksgiving held by the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation really the first of its kind? The truth is revealed in this episode of Stuff Explained from The Motley Experience.Continue reading “Stuff Explained Ep16: Thanksgiving”
We all know that our diet is very important to our overall health and wellbeing. The food we consume plays a large role in dictating how our bodies, and even minds, operate and function on a daily basis. But have you stopped to consider the effect of what you read on your mind, body, and soul?Continue reading “You Are What You Read”
You’ve probably heard of the term “making space”, but what exactly does that mean? In this episode, Aristidis shares his view based on personal experiences and research as to what making space can be in our relationships with others.Continue reading “Stuff Explained Ep15: Making Space (Big Idea)”
Last week (Nov 3rd), we changed our clocks to mark the return to standard time from daylight saving time. But what is DST and why was it implemented? Tune in to learn about the history, pros, and cons of daylight saving time.Continue reading “Stuff Explained Ep14: Daylight Saving Time”
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.Continue reading “Book of the Month – November 2019”
Lucky episode 13 is appropriately dedicated to exploring the history of Halloween! Join us as we trace back the origins of this special and spooky holiday to 2,000 years ago.Continue reading “Stuff Explained Ep13: Halloween”
There are few greater triggers in life than infidelity. Cheating in relationships brings out the deepest fears and insecurities, while also creating its own kind of trauma.
Because of this, and the general monogamistic approach to relationships that humanity has had for most of recorded history, we view infidelity as a very black and white subject. It is wrong. The cheater is scum. The person cheated on is a poor victim.
However, as with most things in life, the older we get the more we realize there is a lot more grey area than stark black and white. Infidelity is one of the subjects that lives in that in-between.Continue reading “Infidelity”
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, which everyone can embrace and follow!Continue reading “Stuff Explained Ep12: Accountability (Big Idea)”