The sight of the "Kölner Dom" sparked change in me.
Studying master's level mathematics is already not easy. But coupled with a mysterious disease that doesn't want to go away, it becomes a thousand-fold more excruciating...
I soon have to start writing my master's thesis. But I have no idea where and with whom I should write one. This is a huge decision with immense consequences - how should I ever come to a sensible conclusion?
An exercise on what I learned today.
The average human being spends over 20 years of his lifetime asleep. Yet, most people never practice this aspect of their lives, nor worry about it but often just seem to take it for granted. Sometimes, one can get too fixated on it and develop sleeping disorders. This is a story of my experience with the topic of sleep.
The mentality of a good mathematician (and I suppose this does not restrict to mathematicians) is to persevere and never give up solving a problem. But maybe this is dependent on the situation and it can be better to relax this mentality?
How taking topics classes prompted me to start studying in a top-down approach.
Guest blogger: Ryan's story from grade school to a PhD in ring theory!
I have finished my first months as a freshman in Bonn. Nothing was ordinary this year. It is an extraordinary experience in an extraordinary setting.
Some thoughts on chronic illnesses.