Blog 2019-04-09T15:21:17+00:00

HypochondriApp

Relationships, the happiness and health they bring have been a recurring theme of my blog posts. Not having that in your life can make you feel lonely and contribute to negatively impacting you mental health. [...]

The doctor won’t see you now

On weekends I sometimes have time to read the newspaper. And I relish those moments, especially if they come with a bowl of milky coffee, a croissant and a few hours in my usual coffee [...]

Turn me on

The question I get asked most often is this: do people really want to talk to a piece of code? If they know there isn’t a real person at the other end of the line, [...]

Enjoy each other

In one of my last blog post I wrote about how connectedness can help monkeys survive adversity. If you’ve not read it, do. It’s short and features yellow baboons! Wondering about the implications on humans [...]

Keeping my New Year’s Resolution

It is almost officially Spring. This can be a good time to look back at the New Year’s resolutions and the progress you have made. Well, if you are among the ones who like [...]

Monkey Business

The other day I read an article about monkeys*. Yellow baboons from the Amboseli National Park in Kenya, to be precise. Scientists have been observing them, measuring them and mapping their behavior since 1971. Nearly [...]

Miles Away

I come from India, a land where it is a norm to expect your child to grow up to become an engineer or a doctor and any other profession is disregarded. After putting in years [...]

Knock, Knock – Who’s There?

In previous blog posts, we have written about the need for communication and the power of connection. And the dangers of serial killers’ basements. Today, I want to tell you a more personal story. It’s [...]

Are You Good Enough?

Let me chance a guess why you opened this post. You opened it, because you are not fully certain the answer is “yes”. You want a test, some proof, or maybe just a small [...]

Lost in Translation

Last time I visited a doctor was a few months ago due to my stomach problems. I was procrastinating because I was a bit frustrated - I just moved to Germany and didn’t yet know [...]

The Stories We Tell

Whether you’re reading a pamphlet at a doctor’s office or a blog post about chatbots, it can sometimes feel like a one-way street. The information is coming in (some of it useful, some maybe not [...]

Anyone Out There?

How was your commute this morning? If you are lucky, you got to ride your bike through a crisp autumn day. If you’re me, you were stuck on busy public transport with many other people. [...]