Why Are We so Resistant to Change?

There’s a memorial in the Soho part of London that I don’t think gets enough love. Maybe that’s because it isn’t particularly flashy, grandiose, or even that interesting to look at. It isn’t a great statue, mural, tower or building. Even the location of it isn’t that interesting – as it sits opposite one ofContinue reading “Why Are We so Resistant to Change?”

Why Are We So Obsessed with Diasters?

”It’s a mathematical certainty, sir. In two hours, Titanic will founder.”   These were the most famous, and some of the last, words that 39-year old Thomas Andrews ever said on planet Earth. The fact that I know that sentence verbatim tells you a lot about the psychology of human beings. Mr. Andrews was a man ofContinue reading “Why Are We So Obsessed with Diasters?”

What Does My Life Mean Stuck In Quarantine? Finding Ordinary Meaning in the Age of COVID-19

We are only three months into 2020 and already the whole landscape of the world has changed beyond recognition. The mass panic and empty streets are akin to a dystopian sci-fi movie – and the sight of the empty roads of major cities like Paris, New York, London, and Cairo paints a better picture thanContinue reading “What Does My Life Mean Stuck In Quarantine? Finding Ordinary Meaning in the Age of COVID-19”