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).
Continue reading “Stuff Explained Ep27: Love (Big Idea)”
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.
Continue reading “5 Areas to Focus on in 2020”
At the beginning of each month, we spotlight a staff-favorite book that meets our objective of thoughtfully sharing stories to help our audience experience their world in a smarter, healthier, and happier way.
Continue reading “Book of the Month – November 2019”
There are few greater triggers in life than infidelity. Cheating in relationships brings out the deepest fears and insecurities, while also creating its own kind of trauma.
Because of this, and the general monogamistic approach to relationships that humanity has had for most of recorded history, we view infidelity as a very black and white subject. It is wrong. The cheater is scum. The person cheated on is a poor victim.
However, as with most things in life, the older we get the more we realize there is a lot more grey area than stark black and white. Infidelity is one of the subjects that lives in that in-between.
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This week’s Big Idea episode is dedicated to Accountability. Aristidis explains why self accountability is so important to our own personal and professional lives, as well as how this will trickle up to communities, corporations, and governments. There are several steps to being accountable, which everyone can embrace and follow!
Continue reading “Stuff Explained Ep12: Accountability (Big Idea)”
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.
Continue reading “Indulgence vs Self Love”
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.
Continue reading “You CAN Change”
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.
Continue reading “Stuff Explained Ep09: Self Talk (Big Idea)”
Tune in to learn about a few helpful techniques to deal with your thoughts when it feels like they’ve gone off the rails.