Tag: mental health

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…

Newsworthy – Dec 13th, 2019

The New England fishing industry is being affected by changing climate, the Catholic Church has been using charitable donations to offset its budget, the FCC is creating a 911-like hotline for suicide prevention. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

The Thing About Expectations

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…

You Are What You Read

We all know that our diet is very important to our overall health and wellbeing. The food we consume plays a large role in dictating how our bodies, and even minds, operate and function on a daily basis. But have you stopped to consider…

Stuff Explained Ep14: Daylight Saving Time

Last week (Nov 3rd), we changed our clocks to mark the return to standard time from daylight saving time. But what is DST and why was it implemented? Tune in to learn about the history, pros, and cons of daylight saving time.

Indulgence vs Self Love

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…

You CAN Change

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…

Newsworthy – Oct 11th, 2019

Human skulls exhibit Golden Ratio, poor diets can lead to depression, the wealthiest Americans paid a lower tax rate, $700 billion a year of U.S. healthcare spending is wasted. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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. 

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.”