An engineering-minded psychology blog, with a poetic and secular-religious bent.

I write about emotions, mental health, depression, anxiety, therapy, and psychedelics from an engineering perspective. I throw in philosophy, art, and religion when it helps. Whatever gets the job done, right? ;)

My main blog lives at, and I occasionally publish articles on this Substack for those who wish to stay updated.

I’d love to hear your comments, feedback, and personal stories of struggle.


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An engineering-minded perspective on mental health and psychology. Main blog at


Casey Juanxi Li

I write one essay a day, mostly about trying to be a less terrible human, sometimes also math and art. I identify as a software engineer, libertarian with empathy, optimistic-deterministic. (