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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If you are interested in physical and mental wellbeing, aromatherapy could be a great activity to consider.
In this episode, we provide an Aromatherapy 101 explaining the history, methods, risks, and benefits of using essential oils.
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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 the effect of what you read on your mind, body, and soul?
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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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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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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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It is our tenth episode! To celebrate, host Aristidis Marousas gives us his own personal background and how it led to the creation of both The Motley Experience life style media outlet and the Stuff Explained podcast.
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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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