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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Awakening – The Never Ending Story

Sure, we all know the benefits of living in an “awakened” state, but what does it take to actually get there?

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Stuff Explained Ep24: Undefinable (Big Idea)

This episode explores the Big Idea of being Undefinable.

It is ok to not fit into a box, to have many layers, to like different things, and to be different people.

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5 Areas to Focus on in 2020

Happy New Year to all!

Another year and another decade are now behind us. This is around the time where, between nursing hangovers, we reminisce about the past. So much has happened! Ups, downs, and everything in between.

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Stuff Explained Ep15: Making Space (Big Idea)

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.

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27 Things I’ve Learned By My 27th Birthday

Today is my 27th birthday. Along with the well wishes comes a lot of introspection. I find myself asking questions such as “what do you have to show for your 27 years?”, “where are you now?”, and “what will yo do before you hit 30?” with more seriousness and even melancholy than usual.

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Make Social Media Your Vision Board

We spend a huge amount of our time scrolling through social media. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat can take up hours of our time before we even realize it.

This article isn’t to discuss the pros and cons of social media, or to delve into the addictive nature of these apps. If you want tips on how to have a healthier relationship with your smartphone, check out our article here.

Instead, I’d like to discuss the content we are seeing while we are scrolling.

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Raising the Minimum Wage

The current national minimum wage is at $7.25

There has been quite a lot of chatter recently concerning a raise in the minimum wage. Discussion has increased since President Obama’s State of the Union Address this past Tuesday, where he called for a raise in the minimum wage to $10.10 (the current national minimum wage is $7.25, although the number varies by state). The major issue with a wage hike is whether the consequences will be positive or negative for the economy.

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Time for an Organization of African Economic Unity

An African free trade zone could have large positive effects on African nations and peoples!

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