Stuff Explained Ep30: Tuning Out (Big Idea)

There is a lot of external stimuli that has the potential to do more harm than good.

In the 30th installment of Stuff Explained, Aristidis Marousas walks listeners through some examples of tuning out in daily life and why he has found it very beneficial to his mental health.

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Newsworthy – Nov 22nd, 2019

Researchers have found a more accurate way to calculate dog age in human years, songs from different cultures exhibit universal patterns, big retailers are pushing costs of tariffs onto suppliers.

These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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Create a Morning Routine

We have all heard about the importance of starting each morning in a way that leaves you feeling awake, motivated, and inspired to take on the day.

Some people do this by waking up at 4am to get an early workout in. Others, who are slightly less ambitious, might try to just set their alarms 5-10 minutes earlier just to alleviate that rushed feeling in the morning.

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Newsworthy – Aug 2nd, 2019

Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in 12 hours, Capital One’s hack affected more than 106 million people, and wages in the U.S. have stalled over the last three decades while costs have continued to grow.

These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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Wellbeing Through Forgiveness

I have struggled with being able to let go. I would cringe when suddenly remembering something someone else, or even I, did or said that led to awkwardness, embarrassment, or hurt. I would lay awake for hours at night with the memories of these “incidents” spiraling out of control. I would use them as concrete evidence supporting my theories of unworthiness and social awkwardness.

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