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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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 Ep18: Growing Up (Big Idea)

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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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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What My Garden Taught Me About Life

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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Stuff Explained Ep06: Forgiveness (Big Idea)

In this installment of Big Ideas, we discuss the idea of forgiveness. The act of forgiving is a critical part of wellness and this episode explores steps you can take to begin implementing this tool. 

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It’s Healthy to Cry

“… 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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Book of the Month – September 2019

At the beginning of each month, we spotlight a staff-favorite book that meets our objective of sharing thoughtful stories to help our audience experience their world in a smarter, healthier, and happier way.

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The “Mindful Eating” Diet

A major pillar of wellness is the health of our body. Besides rest and exercise, eating is a major factor of physical wellbeing. Eating well helps us sleep, think, and act better on a daily basis. Our diets, therefore, ultimately impact our emotional, mental, and spiritual health.

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