Don’t resist writer’s block in your PhD. Work with it. Here are 10 of my favourite things to do to bust, shimmy and skip through the stuckness.
Challenges/difficulties AND invigorating, stimulating, joyful fulfilment in the PhD process are not two mutually exclusively things.
Your examiners’ assessment of your PhD is not the only one that matters (in fact it doesn’t need to matter at all). Here’s why.
How to dream forward into possibility and away from fear
There is so much out there that reinforces the message that writing has to be synonymous with struggle, suffering, blocks and difficulty. I’m here to remind you that writing can also be joyful.
We’re actually always giving a fuck about something. It’s what we give a fuck about that determines whether we generate more grief or more peace in our lives.
Find a mentor/supervisor/teacher who sets the room alight when they come in, who makes you feel excited about tackling the things that most other people would find terrifying/tedious/utterly impossible.
How to stop fighting the need to be motivated and productive, and find other more joyful, peaceful ways of getting shit done.