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Journalist, mom, Swiss-Persian New Yorker. Host of @NPR’s @TEDRadioHour + @ZigZagPod. Author of Bored+Brilliant. Media Entrepreneur-ish. ManoushZ.com/newsletter

The rejuvenating power of feeling like a visitor

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And 11 reasons you should

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  1. Because you’ve been meaning to interview…


A process to better align your professional ambitions with your personal values. I think it’s possible.


A helpful way to cut down on the noise

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Pandemic Reflections

There are several things I don’t want to let go of

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Double-screening may be the source of your sugar cravings too

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And why it’s okay to be happy about success and pancakes

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And blue blockers probably won’t help

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Why haven’t we been doing this all along?

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I didn’t like dog people. But now I am one.

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