The Mind Nodes

Ojuolape Kuti
The curious person's guide on the what & why of human behaviour.
Created 04 Mar 2021
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  • Why You’ve Known It All Along
    06 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 5 0
    Sketch by author “Laugh at the world’s follies, you will regret it; weep over them, you will also regret it; if you laugh at the world’s follies or if you weep over them, you will regret both; whether...
  • Why You’re More Than A Personality Type
    30 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    Sketch by author Hi, I don’t like people. I need about 5 working days to recover after > 2hrs of social interaction. Oh and also, I actually do want to leave the party before the clock strikes midnigh...
  • What Was Mental Health Like in the Past?
    23 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 11 4
    Sketch by author I’ve always found history interesting. For example, I could be walking down the streets of Ibadan, a town in Nigeria, and wonder what it was like 50-100 years ago. Were these shiny st...
  • What’s love got to do with it?
    16 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 9 2
    Sketch by author I was listening to a History podcast the other day and it had me thinking… Why does dating seem so hard these days? I mean, was finding a partner/dating truly better in the past, or i...
  • How social media re-wires our brain
    09 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 9 14
    Sketch by author So I’d like to consider myself a digital minimalist, to some degree. As someone who grew up with the privilege of the internet in the early 2000s, it’s safe to say I watched social me...
  • Why do we overthink things?
    02 Oct 2021 9 3
    Sketch by author 07:55 My alarm goes off. But I’m already awake. And I promise, I wasn’t scrolling through my phone 👀 08:15 Think, in the shower: “What if I leave and regret it? What if I stay and re...
  • Why does doing good feel so darn good?
    25 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 5 2
    Sketch by author “Is the “thank you” from one person worth it, worth whatever it costs?” This was the singular line in my journal entry a few days ago. I had watched a movie earlier where the protagon...
  • What happens when you listen to a song?
    18 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 6 2
    Sketch by author If you ever had the funny fortune of running into me on the road, while driving, it’d probably be a sight to behold. It’s only recently I’ve toned it down a notch but here’s the pictu...
  • Why do we lose trust?
    11 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 5 2
    Sketch by author. Trust is…complex. And once shattered, it seems irretrievable. Apart from it being something I’ve personally oscillated from 0 to 100 in past situations, I’m acutely aware of its seem...
  • Our Second Brain.
    04 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 5 3
    Recently, I’ve felt somewhat drained. I’m not sure if it’s the weekend getaway I took, where I put myself under an unnecessary pressure to have the most fun in an ungodly amount of time. But what I no...
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