Monthly Archives: April 2018


Anxiety and Custard Traps

What’s better than using a metaphor to explain something…? If that metaphor is about food! This extremely relatable TEDxTalk by Neil Hughes makes light of an issue that a vast majority of people struggle with. And although mental health and laughter don’t often go hand in hand, he manages to […]


Come from another planet

What if you come from another planet?

Imagine you were born in France, but soon after your birth your family moved to Kenya where you grew up visiting an American school. After graduating from high school in Nairobi, you moved to the USA to study Business. Right now, you are working for an international company in China […]


Depersonalization: The curious case of losing touch with reality

An introduction to our mind’s “alternate reality” depersonalization and derealization disorder. The way our mind defends itself from the outer world can be quite impressive, every day we are confronted with situations that require our attention, be it our jobs, private life, social media, advertisements, family messages, news and so […]


Consumer of Mathematics

“I am a consumer of mathematics, I do not calculate anything,” a friend said to me, over lunch at a Nepalese restaurant.  I have asserted everyone uses math constantly, whether it is to add up the grocery bill before heading to the cashier or to identify a forty-five-degree angle.  She […]


The surprising habits of original thinkers

At some point, we all asked ourselves one question: Why didn’t I think of that? At least that’s what I ask myself when I hear about new ideas becoming reality or whenever I can’t find a solution by my own. As someone who’d like to be more original, I always […]