Anastacia was born in Minsk in 1986. By the age 20 she has lived in 6 countries and mastered 6 languages. She finally settled in Slovenia, where she spent the next 7 years working in management consulting focusing on Islamic banking with projects in Qatar, Jordan, Morocco. The long and intensive working hours of a consultant sparked her interest in the workings of a human brain. She is now pursuing graduate studies in Cognitive Science, that she documents on her YouTube channel in educative and entertaining videos on how to live a more productive and happy live, and gives public speeches on the topic from time to time.