Conversations


Hedy-Lamarr-Prize Laureate Laura Nenzi on the Human Side of Technology

  Laura Nenzi, PhD, is a project assistant and Postdoc researcher at the institute for computer engineering of the Technical University of Vienna. In late October this year, she earned the Hedy Lamarr Prize for her research project in the field of formal methods. I had the chance to dig […]


A positive reflection to end the unforgettable year of 2020   Recently updated !

In a couple of days, 2020 will come to an end. You may have read that with a sigh of relief, as 2020 seems to have gained a reputation as what may be considered one of the world’s most chaotic years yet. There’s no doubt that we were faced daily […]


Time for an Honest Conversation About Motherhood

Do you know those beautiful, pleasant and enchanting articles that are written each year specifically for Mother’s Day?  This is not one of them. This is an honest conversation we need to have about motherhood. /From the perspective of young, modern women in a post-feminist, urban, western reality/ There was […]


Conversation #9 Anxiety Disorder

What if I am really just an anxious person? Anxiety disorders are among the most common of all mental illnesses. They vary in form and symptoms and can change over time. A lot of sufferers don’t recognize it as a mental health issue until it becomes almost unbearable. Frequent panic […]


Three ideas to make 2020 a great year

Many amongst us may be finding it hard to get excited as the new year rolls in. Climate crisis is escalating, Australia burns, a new virus is claiming lives in China, planes are being downed and tensions in the Middle East rise. Again. Welcome to 2020.  The first month of […]


Conversation #8 Bipolar Disorder II

  More than just mood swings Virginie describes herself as the average french-canadian girl. Her feed on Instagram shows a blonde girl with a big smile and plenty of pictures in pastel colours. At first glance, she seems to be a bubbly traveller who posts nice pictures of herself, like […]


Conversation #7
Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is a tricky illness. Often, it takes years before sufferers are diagnosed with this particular personality disorder. Until then, they are often described as attention-seeking drama queens, who are needy and selfish. A lot of people don’t even know that BPD exists, although awareness is on the rise thanks […]


Conversation #4
Depression and Anxiety
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…are often close friends Depression and anxiety are not only the most common mental illnesses, they are also very likely to occur together. Either simultaneously or one leading to the other. We have already had a conversation about depression, eating disorders and persistent depressive disorder and learned that each struggle […]