The century we live in is like a roller coaster. Every day, there is a constant flow of new information, a new global event, endless work, fear of not being productive and many other stress factors. In all this hustle and bustle, we are trying to spare time for ourselves, trying different activities and relaxing […]
The real reason you struggle with procrastination
Why it has nothing to do with laziness Tomorrow, the day after tomorrow, just not today. You know how it is: you put off a task for days that could easily be done in 2 minutes. We delay a task that we can do well in time, but we choose to do it last minute. […]
Duck Syndrome & Social Media: Are you really Happy?
Did you notice people’s perfect lives on social media? In their social media life, everyone is happy, everyone is booming, and everyone is travelling. When you’re sitting on the sofa at home and browsing social media, you see people sharing moments when they feel happy and think they are successful. But are people really what […]
Paint Your Soul – The Power of Art Therapy
Art is used not only as an expression of artist creativity but also as therapy. Therefore, as one of the most important help for stress relief or depression symptoms, our volunteers decide to experience by themself this power.
Mental Health Without Borders. Ep. 3 – Anxiety
In this episode we talk about anxiety and how it affected our lives. Some of us are diagnosed with anxiety disorder, some of us take medication for it and chose psychotherapy others focused on a different approach. There is no right or wrong way, we are all different but if something isn’t effective we should […]
People, not Stereotypes
It’s a fact: as human beings, we tend to categorise all that happens in our life. This includes objects, experiences, and people. For this reason, a series of questions arises: why do we tend to generalise? Why stereotypes play such a huge role in shaping a community? And why it takes so much time to go get rid of them?
In this episode, you will hear the opinions and experiences of Laurynas, Livia, and Filippo, our colleague volunteers, while Ourania, as a social psychologist, will share with us some knowledge and parameters to understand better what stands behind a stereotype.
We are living a historical moment which is also a great opportunity to review the stereotypes we inherited with the hope of adopting a more inclusive and open attitude towards the other.
The race for Humanity: Race as a social construct
Older it may seem, the discussion about the use of racial categorization in our species is ongoing. Such is, to a great extent, due to the lack of objectivity of race as a concept and the need for a holistic approach to examine it. Even if no definite answer may be provided on whether its […]
Music Odyssey: Songs about Leaving
Being an EVS volunteer is a cycle of arriving, people coming and going, and finally leaving. For Filip, the EVS experience has come to an end. In this episode of Music Odyssey, Filip, Sacha and our special guest Nero discuss songs that deal with different forms of leaving… enjoy 😉
Music Odyssey: Freudian tunes
Do you have (any interest in) mommy issues, daddy issues or lollita syndromes? If so, the latest episode of Music Odyssey is something you might like to hear … 🙂 In this episode, Filip, Sacha and special guest Urania explore the theories of Sigmund Freud through popular music from different eras.