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Mohadesa Najumi

Writer, social scientist and Neuroscience enthusiast

Mohadesa Najumi is a British writer and existential thinker based in London. Mohadesa received her BA in Politics & History from the University of Westminster, London and she studied for her MSc in Political Science & International Relations at the University of Amsterdam. Mohadesa's research concerns geo-politics, democracy, governance, social change, globalisation and secularism. Her specialisation is in direct democracy, specifically in Venezuela, as well as in Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) which she is exploring through practical, mental re-designing methods. A prominent woman's rights blogger whose work been published across the globe, Mohadesa's infamous 'validation' quote has been shared internationally by scholars, governments and artists alike. Mohadesa's personal research lies in cultural anthropology, neuroscience, existentialist philosophy and social psychology. She is currently writing a book on personal development. Contact her on

I Am So Sick Of The Mind Games In Dating

I'll put my hands up and say I am the first person to be strategic when it comes to communicating with new people. I do not disclose all things about myself because I have a lot of layers and I want you to earn the depths of me.
08/05/2017 15:02 BST

Why Men Use 'Daddy Issues' To Assassinate Our Characters

What does 'daddy issues' mean? It goes back to Freudian phycology which states that our parents are a pivotal influence in our lives. According to Sigmund Freud, we chose partners that resemble our parents because they are the very first interaction we had in the world with the opposing sex.
15/02/2017 10:44 GMT

The Best Photo Editing Software For Mac

As a keen photographer, I am certainly no expert, but I wanted to find a piece of software that would grow with me as I learned and developed my skill set. I finally settled on Aurora HDR, one of the reasons for this was that they let me experience the software on a trial basis to ascertain how it fitted with my workflow.
24/01/2017 16:41 GMT

The Badass Woman's Manifesto

They say the best way to get to know someone is to find out about their weaknesses. Declare your flaws, own them. Accept yourself in all your grandeur. We have given birth to the earth. Your strength is a tower compared to your weaknesses, so stand tall. You are indestructible and there is nothing that you cannot recover from.
11/01/2017 17:48 GMT

Four Ways To Spruce Up Your Garden This Year

As we're moving into winter, our once colourful gardens are starting to appear a little drab. With a little planning, you can start preparing now to have the most vibrant Gardenthis coming spring. These four helpful tips might seem simple, but the incredible effect they can have on your garden will be simply stunning.
03/11/2016 11:05 GMT

The New Age Of Digital News

There is no doubt that we live in a digitally connected society. Almost any information we need can be found at the touch of a button, and communication can be facilitated between individuals instantly regardless of where they are in the world.
26/10/2016 16:28 BST

Why Electronic Design Is Better Than Ever

Brands are constantly focusing on one unique thing that they think makes their product better than the other. Regardless of what advanced new hardware we have in our electronics, it's the PCB that makes everything possible.
25/10/2016 12:21 BST

Cultivating a Mind-Body Harmony

Wise men and women mould their characters. Stress has physiological effects on the body and dampens the interaction we have with our true nature. We need a strong foundational basis for our mental health and mind-body harmony provides us with exactly that.
06/05/2016 11:37 BST

The Real Truth About Dutch Racism: Life as a Moroccan

Racism does not go away if you ignore it. It is said that you can learn a lot about a country from how it treats it's minorities and although immigrants are almost non-existent outside of Amsterdam, the country has not overcome racism and its societal, political and legal issues reflect this.
11/04/2016 16:41 BST

The Case Of Vivian Maier: Why Eccentric Introverts Are Awesome

Vivian Maier shot over 100,00 photographs all while being a nanny and living a discreet, mysterious life. The only reason that her work became public and known was because of a coincidental discovery by filmmaker John Maloof who made it his mission to unravel her story to the world.
18/03/2016 17:59 GMT

Why I Stopped Hating Kanye West

It is hypocritical of us to shun an artist simply because they are arrogant. Firstly, who sets the parameters for what how much you can like yourself? Secondly, we miss the point of what the artist is saying when we focus so much on how they say it. The vision itself supersedes the individual.
11/03/2016 11:49 GMT

Balancing My Love for Girly Stuff: A Feminist Battle

There are some feminine rituals that I will never rid myself of. I believe that feminism is fluid and accepts all changes that have to be made. I live in a society that is basically founded on patriarchy and sexist oppression. Adjusting to make your own life a little easier is not selling out. Reform and re-structure is also a form of revolution.
18/01/2016 12:10 GMT

Britons Cannot Safely Afford Loans

The government would rather that we are in the dark about what "Affordable loans" really mean for honest, hard-working Britons.
08/01/2016 16:06 GMT

Three Surprising Reasons Why Emotional Pain Is Power

Your pain is a part of you, it will never leave you. But how you view your pain is negotiable and changing your framework for how you register emotions could be the first step in gaining emotional intelligence.
26/08/2015 13:08 BST