The Subvert

The Subvert

Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities. read less
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Episodes

No Easy Answer to A Summer Break
Jul 27 2021
No Easy Answer to A Summer Break
Episode Notes: We're taking some time off this summer to get past the heat, retool the show to make it even better, and improve our mental health. How exactly are you spending your summer as we start to get out of the pandemic?What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Interpersonal Aggression
Jul 22 2021
No Easy Answer to Interpersonal Aggression
Episode Notes: Today we discuss the results from a paper published by The Journal of Experimental Biology, positing why men like punching things—eons of male-to-male interpersonal aggression.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to The 4-Day Work Week
Jul 20 2021
No Easy Answer to The 4-Day Work Week
Episode Notes: Why does the 5 day work week exist? Can we get more done with less stress with just 4 days a week? Studies around how we work, including a pilot program in Iceland point to a resounding yes.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Residential School Atrocities in Canada
Jul 15 2021
No Easy Answer to Residential School Atrocities in Canada
Episode Notes: Canada has a dark past with respect to colonialisation and the treatment of first nations children in residential schools. Over the course of the last few months, several residential schools with hundreds of unmarked graves were discovered, and these surely won't be the last.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Climate Change
Jul 13 2021
No Easy Answer to Climate Change
Episode Notes: Many cities are facing record heat waves during the summer of 2021. With temperatures reaching above 40 degrees Celsius, the human body cannot properly cool itself down as sweat is unable to evaporate, work and productivity comes to a screeching halt, and the elderly are at extreme risk. Today we examine the concerning trends over the last two decades and how other countries like France have been doing something to combat the problem.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to The Pandemic
Jul 8 2021
No Easy Answer to The Pandemic
Episode Notes: Today we get angry about defunded education in Canada and discuss getting out of the pandemic and readjusting to a new way of life.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Collective Care
Jul 6 2021
No Easy Answer to Collective Care
Episode Notes: Today we put forth the argument that self-care should take a back seat to collective care. What does collective care mean? It means society should focus more on taking care of one another in our communities.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Your Mind's Energy
Jul 1 2021
No Easy Answer to Your Mind's Energy
Episode Notes: Is it possible that our brains can expel energy that can be felt by another human being? Is there any real scientific evidence of this? Alex calls B.S., but smart people are studying this and trying to see if there's an answer.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Your Social Score
Jun 29 2021
No Easy Answer to Your Social Score
Episode Notes: Have you ever watched that episode of Black Mirror where the protagonist lives in a future where their entire self-identity and life revolves around a social score? It's not just fiction, it's happening right now in China. Are we so confident that this could never happen in western society? That's the question we try to answer today.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to The Teenage Brain
Jun 24 2021
No Easy Answer to The Teenage Brain
Episode Notes: It's only within the last decade that neuroscience has finally caught up with our understanding, or lack-thereof, of how the adolescent brain works. Neuroscientist Frances Jensen’s son's behaviour became the impetus for studying how the teenage brain works and why their brains are not fully formed, leading to poor risk assessment. Alex's sister, Julia is an educator and mother of twins and joins us today for the discussion.Source: https://time.com/4929170/inside-teen-teenage-brain/What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves.  Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Dreaming
Jun 22 2021
No Easy Answer to Dreaming
Episode Notes: Everyone dreams, or do they? Today we discuss some of the current research being done on dreaming, as well as share our own recent mental health related challenges during the pandemic that have translated into horrific nightmares.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Father's Day
Jun 21 2021
No Easy Answer to Father's Day
Episode Notes: We have a short but special Father's Day episode for you today. In under 15 minutes, we talk about the importance/non-importance of this celebrated day.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves.  Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Sleep (Sleep Evolved Before Brains)
Jun 17 2021
No Easy Answer to Sleep (Sleep Evolved Before Brains)
Episode Notes: There's a lot we know about the effects of sleep on humans and why we need it. This week we're diving into the science behind sleep and how sleep evolved for metabolic reasons, long before brains even existed for some animals.Source: https://www.quantamagazine.org/sleep-evolved-before-brains-hydras-are-living-proof-20210518/What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves.  Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Death
Jun 15 2021
No Easy Answer to Death
Episode Notes: Is your own mortality constantly at the forefront of your mind? What exactly about death do you fear, and why? Today we discuss how we as individuals deal with this grim but inevitable subject, as well as how different cultures deal cope with it.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Mental Health Awareness: Part 4 (Using Nature As Therapy)
Jun 10 2021
No Easy Answer to Mental Health Awareness: Part 4 (Using Nature As Therapy)
Episode Notes: Every day should be mental health awareness. Though we're releasing this in June, the month of May was national Mental Health Awareness month. Whilst we always circle back to mental health in some aspect as we talk about brain health, we have a multi-part series that focuses on this important subject and how we can take care of ourselves and one another. Part four is about exploring nature as a therapeutic solution to your woes.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Mental Health Awareness: Part 3 (The Criminalization of The Homeless)
Jun 8 2021
No Easy Answer to Mental Health Awareness: Part 3 (The Criminalization of The Homeless)
Episode Notes: Every day should be mental health awareness. Though we're releasing this in June, the month of May was national Mental Health Awareness month. Whilst we always circle back to mental health in some aspect as we talk about brain health, we have a multi-part series that focuses on this important subject and how we can take care of ourselves and one another. Part three is about the history and ongoing criminalization and dehumanization of the homeless.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Mental Health Awareness: Part 2 (Nutrition)
Jun 3 2021
No Easy Answer to Mental Health Awareness: Part 2 (Nutrition)
Episode Notes: The month of May is national Mental Health Awareness month. Whilst we always circle back to mental health in some aspect as we talk about brain health, we have a multi-part series that focuses on this important subject and how we can take care of ourselves and one another. We're calling part two: "Nutrition."What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves.  Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast audio only feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Mental Health Awareness: Part 1 (Self Exploration)
Jun 1 2021
No Easy Answer to Mental Health Awareness: Part 1 (Self Exploration)
Episode Notes: The month of May is national Mental Health Awareness month. Whilst we always circle back to mental health in some aspect as we talk about brain health, we have a multi-part series that focuses on this important subject and how we can take care of ourselves and one another. We're calling part one: "Self Exploration."What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Why People Make Bad Decisions
May 27 2021
No Easy Answer to Why People Make Bad Decisions
Episode Notes: They say we're supposed to trust our gut instincts, so why don't we? This week we try to figure out why people make bad decisions while also examining our own behavioural patterns.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves. Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)
No Easy Answer to Jesus’ Foreskin
May 25 2021
No Easy Answer to Jesus’ Foreskin
Episode Notes: In our most bizarre show yet. During the Middle Ages, more than a dozen churches across western Europe claimed to have the 'holy foreskin'. Why is this important? It's not really, other than being a fascinating examination of human behaviour and thinking.What is this show about?Welcome to the Land of No Easy Answers. Our world, though more connected than ever, seems to have forgotten how to connect. Everywhere you look, the disconnect is obvious: from nature, to the people around us, and even within ourselves.  Join Master of Podcasts: Alex Knight, Master of Psychology: Kristin Rumohr, and Master of Nonsense: Aaron Stewart, as we attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mind and your universe. Join us as we attempt to pluck those threads that connect us, subverting the disconnect between your perceived realities.Hosts: Alex Knight. Kristen Rumohr, Aaron Stewart.Podcast feed: https://audio.thesubvertpod.comCommunity:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubvertpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/thesubvertpodInstagram: https://instagram.com/thesubvertpodAbout Us:Alex Knight: Is a broadcaster, recording engineer, musician, and technologist who works unreasonably long hours to create insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging content that entertains and makes other people’s dreary lives better. Kristen Rumohr: Kristin is a holistic counselling psychologist and reiki master. She’s passionate about helping people celebrate their uniqueness, and express their thoughts freely without fear of judgement. She embraces the fun, the weird, the intelligent, the outrageous, the sensible, and everything in between. We are only given a limited amount of time and energy exist on this planet, Kristin asks the question: how will you choose to manage it?Aaron Stewart: Aaron has always sought out a stage to perform on, continually seeking to expand his musical, theatrical, and word vocabulary. And now, in an attempt to use those words up, he co-hosts The Subvert Podcast. Almost never right, but always thoughtful, with a gift for empathy bordering on the fringes of being inside your head, Aaron considers people his greatest challenge, and most wonderful puzzle to unlock.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thesubvertpod)