My lack of enthusiasm around acquiring the Dr title has not only made me feel like a weirdo but also been a cause of much internal friction, confusion and disconnect throughout my PhD years.
An overview of five unique challenges of PhD life and some ways to face them with more grace, clarity, ease, joy
8 best tips for creating nourishing, fulfilled, full days (in and out of your PhD)
It becomes easy for us to conflate our whole sense of self with our PhD and our research. But we’re SO MUCH MORE than our PhDs…
Yes, yes, yes – you are allowed to curate your PhD experience the way you want and need it to be
All the big stuff of love and other huge feelings start with just being okay. Here’s how.
The one thing that is fucking up your head and your own bloody brilliant, amazing, productive, successful progress is this default setting that all our tricksy brains have that insists on comparing.
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.
Here are a few crucial things that have helped me get to the finish line of my PhD -and pass it!
I found myself confronted with a new and sudden ‘truth’ that I simply wasn’t good enough… Here’s how I found my way back.