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Brain Vs. Heart.

When one of my clients introduced me to the Awkward Yeti's newest spin-off—HEART and BRAIN—I fell in love. Hard. There's something empathetic about the way Nick Seluk captures this mismatched friendship that's truly endearing. If you're already a fan, you know what I mean. Brain looks out for Heart with an obvious fondness that gets me every time. Yet when I saw the drawing above, I noticed an inner pang. Cartoons say a lot about real life and this image reflects a societal bias that I've struggled with for most of my life. INTELLECT vs EMOTION In Western culture, left-brain processes are put on a pedestal. Analysis and logic are given the royal treatment while intuition and empathy are sen