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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Inspired by the Christmas and holiday seasons, Aristidis Marousas ponders what it means to grow up. What were the expectations of adulthood in our minds as children? What are they now? How can we hold on to Joy, Wonder, and Innocence?
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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?
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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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I’ve written quite a few articles now on wellness where I reference, directly or indirectly, act act of loving yourself. Self love, or self care, is really the cornerstone of wellbeing. Without caring about and loving ourselves, we will never truly feel whole or satisfied with life.
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There seems to be a limitless amount of material available to help us change for the better.
Whether it is overcoming addiction and trauma, or learning new skills, there are books, podcasts, classes, blog posts (including from yours truly), and more on offer.
These options to learn and grow are all useless, however, if we do not first begin with the belief that we CAN change.
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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.
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Tune in to learn about a few helpful techniques to deal with your thoughts when it feels like they’ve gone off the rails.
I was sitting out in the backyard earlier this afternoon when I looked over at the remnants of my summer vegetable garden. It was bordering on lifeless, with only a few tomatoes left ripening on the vines. A few of their brethren that I had overlooked were laying in the dirt decomposing.
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In this first Bid Idea episode, we explore the topic of Wellness through discussing three pillars: mind, body, and soul.
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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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