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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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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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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“… crying is a bodily urge not too unlike having to sneeze or go to the bathroom. We don’t tell people to try and stifle those bodily movements, and crying should be no different.”
We are generally taught from a young age to stop crying.
This tends to begin in childhood once we leave the baby phase of our life. Even as toddlers, we are told to “stop crying” or “stop making a fuss”.
This continues as we get older and we suddenly become “overly emotional” or “hormonal” in our teenage years.
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