Stuff Explained Ep27: Love (Big Idea)

This Big Idea episode was inspired by the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday.

Let’s talk about how to healthily give and receive the four types of love (agape, philia, storge, and eros).

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Infidelity

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.

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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 others.

Tune in to learn about a few helpful techniques to deal with your thoughts when it feels like they’ve gone off the rails.

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The 4 Pillars of a Healthy Relationship

Relationships can be the most rewarding parts of our lives. They can also be the most trying. A healthy and successful relationship with another human being has a myriad of benefits, including scientifically proven mental and even physical health improvements. An unhealthy relationship results in stress, anxiety, heartbreak, and even potential abuse.

In this article I attempt to distill what I believe to be the four main pillars of any relationship.

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