Musings on life and stuff

No excuses for sexual violence

No More Excuses For Sexual Violence

I contributed this illustration to the Socialist Forum’s ezine, Al-Manshour, on the occasion of Blogging Day against Sexual Violence on August 25, 2016. Translation: Title: An excuse is uglier than...


When You Eat Your Emotions

One of the symptoms of (or maybe a contributing factor to) my depression was losing touch with my emotions. I’m very familiar with sadness. But I struggle with other emotions,...

Broken Everywhere

Why Heartbreak Is So Painful

Why is heartbreak so painful? Melissa Hill, a neuroscience graduate from Brown University, tries to answer that question in an article called “Can Tylenol Help Heal a Broken Heart?” that...