Running with Tech
Do you remember that kid who never got chosen to join one of the two teams in P.E.? Yes, like in the movies! Well, that kid was me. Actually, my story goes even further: I was so unfit and uncoordinated that my teachers would ask me to “wait this one out”, at least once a month. And we only had three classes a month.
Art Therapy for Your Broken Heart
“I am constantly trying to communicate something incommunicable, to explain something inexplicable, to tell about something I only feel in my bones and which can only be experienced in those bones” — Franz Kafka, Letters to Milena
What do Adidas and Anthropology have in Common?
You should always trust interdisciplinarity. It’s the future, I promise. The future I tell you! But, mostly, and more seriously, I tend to trust fields that like to mix it up with techniques or theories borrowed by psychology, anthropology and sociology. This trust comes from the belief that the investigative nature of these disciplines, mixed with their scientific methods, improves other fields' chances of success, as well as trust in their actions. From marketing, to UX, to anything you can think of. Ok, physics and maths aside, I suppose.
This is Your Brain on Painting: Effects on Memory, Emotions, and Cognition
Across multiple lands and worlds, the message appears loud and clear: meditate. Meditate. For mindfulness is now accepted as healing for many conditions of the human psyche: trauma, internalised dysfunctions, and the all unfortunate and inevitable ageing of the brain.
Trees are Not for Poor People
While mocking tree equity, critics of the provision ignore what it's like to die of extreme heat. When core body temperature reaches a hundred and four degrees and higher, a person can become confused or lost in delirium, nonresponsive. Heat-stroke victims are consumed by nausea and difficulty breathing. They vomit. They can't hold water. Finally, the body breaks down. Organs fail and emit toxins. It is a painful, often lonely death. It's also a preventable one.
Writing is Mot Innate, but it Can Feel as Much
There is this concept in psychologyfor which we understand things better when they don't work. In the case of psychology, it's easier to know what to look for in the brain after damage. For example, we know where in the brain we store memories thanks to views on the brains of people with amnesia…and so on.
How To Follow Your Beliefs for Success
It is always strange to write a biography of someone famous, but unknown. By me. I mean, yes, I know who the chef is, and I think I have a grasp of her beliefs around food, the table, and social responsibility. But, you know, we never met.