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Who is staycurious.org? (Heikki’s Satori)
Who is staycurious.org?
Meet Heikki. The Chancellor of Curiosity.
Buckle up and listen to the founder share his satori story.
It was an experimental show. We videoed. And we hope you enjoy this behind the scenes look.
Intro Music: Midnight Sun by Cleveland’s own Mr.Gnome.
Listening Time: 48 minutes
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First Guest: Momma-T (AUDIO ONLY)
This podcast was such a special experience and one I will forever remember.
The first ever guest has been a huge influence in my life and one of the most loving souls one will ever meet. All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my mom aka Momma-T.
She is a beautiful woman, loving mother, great friend, instinctive philosopher, and one of the coolest people I’ve ever met.
We talk education, growing up in 60’s, raising children and grandchildren and a few other fun topics.
The episode is rough around the edges, has a few errors, and we recorded in two takes due to technical errors.
Listening time: 45 minutes
F**k Finding Your Passion
This podcast originally aired in January 2021.
2021 has arrived with the ‘new year, new me’ mantra everywhere. Millions of souls are inspired with resolutions and following advice like ‘find your passion.’
Unfortunately, it’s kind of s****y advice.
In short, telling people to find their passion could suggest that passion is within you, just waiting to be revealed. It. Is. Not. Telling people to follow their passion suggests that passion will do the lion’s share of the work for you. It. Will. Not.
We look at the effects of both fixed and growth mindsets and their impact on learning, curiosity, and motivation.
The intro music is from Mr.Gnome; an alternative are rock married duo from Cleveland, Ohio.
Listening time: 23 minutes
Full findings on Implicit Theories of Interest available here.
Bond, Jame Bond
In this episode of staycurious.org Podcast, we take a look at how 007, who is a fictional character created by the British journalist and novelist Ian Fleming in 1952, has a dozen or so traits that we all can use to enhance our daily lives.
What makes this character so timeless?
Why does he consistently appeal to both the male and female psyche these past six decades?
This podcast also includes new music from Mr. Gnome; an alternative art rock married duo from Cleveland, Ohio.
Listen, stream, download their new single ‘Midnight Sun‘ and have an eargasm.
Listening time: 30 minutes
Resources for episode available here, here, and here.
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da Vinci was a Curious Bastard
Did you know Leonardo was an illegitimate child born during what scholars have called a ‘Golden Age’ for Bastards?
How did he fuel his curiosity? This was a man who believed ‘learning never exhausts the mind.’ That is to say he was always learning.
His early years were spent living on his father’s family estate in Vinci. During this period of his life, he was also influenced by his uncle, who had a love of nature and had a hand in rearing him during his formative years.
He had a very short formal schooling, he was largely an autodidact. He was hugely curious and gained inspiration from both nature and the world surrounding him. To paint persons as accurately as possible, he performed anatomical studies that also helped him to understand some of the mechanics behind many of his machines. da Vinci was never satisfied to look at something from one single angle. He turned and rotated, disassembled and dissected to get the utmost understanding of the problems he was wrestling with.
Additional articles on da Vinci here and here.
Listening time: 12 minutes
Color Your Self Calm
Recently, without thinking twice, I picked up a crayon and began to color my self calm with my kids.
It was only after a couple of minutes that I came to a few realizations:
1) This is therapeutic and calming. This moment of zen was short lived, because I also realized;
2) I don’t even have kids and I was coloring by myself. But it did get the curious and creative hamsters on their respective wheels and here we are.
It’s May. And according to NAMI, the National Alliance to Mental Illness, it’s Mental Health Awareness Month.
During this show we’re gonna gleefully talk about the Curious | FIRST EDITION | Coloring Pages now available FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD EXCLUSIVELY on staycurious.org.
We also take a look at how coloring can offer therapeutic benefits to people of all ages. Whether you’re a kid or an adult, coloring has a lot of benefits for your mental health.
Many books tout the benefits of coloring — a thing that kids have known for ages. Coloring can help you channel your inner artist, de-stress and bring a sense of peace. But is there truly a benefit to coloring for adults? And what does this pastime do to our brains to bring about such pleasure and calm?
Grab your favorite crayons, markers print a few pages of our digital download, and color your self calm.
Intro Music: Midnight Sun by Cleveland’s own Mr.Gnome.
Listening Time: 23 minutes
Sources: Here, here and here.
Pique your curiosity
Doing a great job, love listening and opening my curious mind to your different topics and guest stories.
Great content and well produced
I love all the episodes so far
Super interesting and well put together.
Looking forward to hearing are episode!