Category: Personal

  • Unqualified

    Unqualified

    During a recent conversation, I was told (in a very constructive way) that the phrasing “not qualified to be something” seems to be a bit offensive

  • Memory of a world that never existed

    Memory of a world that never existed

    There was a protagonist who sacrificed his existence to save the world from a villain that vows to destroy it because it took away the only person whom he loves.

  • Don’t look away

    Don’t look away. Confront the suffering. Engage with it.

  • On exploring human nature

    Nature is like this: everything changes it shape according to your nature. It is what lurks beneath our actions and our intentions. It is also a perfect self-preserving system. If I have a choice, I wouldn’t choose to be anything other than myself. It is one of those things that assigns values and meanings. It […]

  • Departures (2008) – How Death makes you Reconsider Life, and How Mentally Simulating the Deaths of your Frameworks can improve Cognitive Agility

    Departures (2008) – How Death makes you Reconsider Life, and How Mentally Simulating the Deaths of your Frameworks can improve Cognitive Agility

    The movie’s theme is obviously about death, but it’s not told from the perspective of someone who lost a beloved one, although that is part of the storyline. Rather, it is told from the perspective of morticians who have to provide funeral services to the deceased, such as purifying, changing the clothing, applying make-up, and delivering the body to its final destination.

  • Imposter Phenomenon

    Imposter Phenomenon

    We should use the term Imposter Phenomenon, because it takes into account the multi-dimensional complexity associated with the phenomenon. Rethinking it as such allows us to escape from the individualistic mindset and examine the concept from multiple levels.

  • How to conquer trauma?

    How to conquer trauma?

    This blog post draws ideas from 3 books from neuroscience to psychology to explain trauma and how to conquer it.

  • Personal Reflections, part 1

    These are the compilations of personal reflections. I post this partially hoping that it informs readers of my nature to attract people who are like-minded, and partially hoping that it may be useful to others.