According to legend, Greek poet Simonides stepped outside the dining hall of a dinner he attended when the roof collapsed, killing everyone inside. Due to the extent of damage, they could not identify any of the victims.

However, Simonides found that he could identify each victim by picturing the hall’s…

Picture this:

You’ve had a busy day and didn’t have any “me time” throughout your day. Work piles on, and once you’re done, it’s actually time to sleep. But instead of sleeping, you go on Netflix and browse social media until the wee hours.

Like most behaviours, psychologists have an…

It’s time to ditch our to-do lists.

We’re bad at estimating how long it takes to complete a task. As a result, we fill our to-do lists to the brim and feel bad for not completing them at the end of the day.

To-do lists are great for determining what…

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, along with Roger Federer, are the GOATs of tennis. They’ve each won 20 Grand Slams, with them missing out on the trophy only 11 times since they started playing.

What makes them so successful at hitting a yellow fuzzy ball across the net?

Here’s what…

I’ve been feeling like an imposter lately — and that’s not because I’ve been playing Among Us.

I’ve been writing for quite some time, but I feel like most of my work is garbage. “I’m not that good of a student or writer”. “I’m too young, and I haven’t lived…

Hey friends!

Just a quick one for this week. I’ve been writing short essays since I last wrote the newsletter. If you’re interested in getting them in your inbox, sign up here [https://mail.haikal.blog/]!

I’m supposed to write it daily, but I’m giving myself some slack for this as I’m cultivating…

Haikal Kushahrin

3rd-year medical student. Check out my blog at haikalkushahrin.com

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