Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

Trees might save us

As majestic trees rise toward heaven, I realize their importance to the thermal equilibrium of our planet.

Where exhaustion comes from

Exhaustion comes from the relational deficit we experience in our lives. The good news is that we can always restart and reinvent ourselves because relationality is at the core of our creativity, and its path is as unexpected as exciting.

Knots, laces, and bonds

What is the best kind of relationships to establish with others? I’m thinking of three kinds: knots, laces, and bonds. The purpose of a knot is to keep both ropes tight, stuck to each other and never let go. Spouses give knots and it is a positive thing, but in work environments, knots imprison people. […]