Which of these do you choose to be true for you?
Opening up the possibility that PhD life – and the entire academic cosmos around it – can be a different way: that is joyful, pleasurable, full of ease and lightness and fun.
An overview of five unique challenges of PhD life and some ways to face them with more grace, clarity, ease, joy
What the actual fuck does it mean to be ‘good enough’ in PhD or academia anyway?
Instead of letting perfection define how you move, how can you get CURIOUS about it and let it move you forward?
Challenges/difficulties AND invigorating, stimulating, joyful fulfilment in the PhD process are not two mutually exclusively things.
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…
The PhD is a formless, undefinable, unpredictable, ever-changing, multi-faceted thing – this is why it’s all the more important to get super clear about YOUR intentions, goals and best work practices.
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.
Consider these 3 things the very next time you start thinking, “But I suck and I’m failing my PhD because they’re doing better than me…”