It has been such a long time since my last post- but don’t worry, I have more things coming soon!
I wanted to talk a bit about anxiety and university in this post. It is now the time of year when people start to go to university- this may be for the first time, or for the final time. This year, of course, is going to be completely different than all others.. I went to university for the first time way back in 2009- (that weird time, when we didn’t all have laptops and had to go to the library to use a computer, when the world was full of girls with super thin eyebrows, when we took actual cameras out on nights out… what a time!)
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Graduation time is fast approaching many of us! It’s a time of celebration, but can also be a source of worry.
Continue reading “Grappling graduation fears”
Hi guys, so todays post is going to be a bit more personal and will be about my mental health progress.
Continue reading “Mental health chat: Progress”
So this weeks post is of a few things that I do to try and turn a bad day round.
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I have debated about writing this post for some time now- partly because it is very personal, and partly because I have been worried that it could end up coming across as a ‘pity’ post- and I don’t want to.
This post will be about dating as a anxious PhD.
Continue reading “PhD looking for… someone”
We all have days where we are feeling down, stressed or anxious. The problem is knowing when its not ‘normal’ anymore- the other problem is that when you notice its not normal its already a problem…
Continue reading “Mental Health chat: When is it not “normal” anymore?”
Mental health awareness day was this week: It’s a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma, so it felt right to do another post about mental health.
Continue reading “Mental health awareness: Signs”
This week you get an extra post from me- I have started back at work, and my anxious brain is in overdrive. Why? I am not too sure- there is obviously something worrying me, but it’s buried somewhere I can’t get to at the moment. So I thought I would sit and have a bit of a write, which always seems to calm me and my thoughts.
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Anxiety ebbs and flows. One week you can feel super chilled, and the next feel on the edge all of the time. This week I am on the edge.
Continue reading “The Anxiety fights back”
Many of us doing a Science PhD will now be enrolled on four year courses, and as part of these courses you get the chance to do a 3 month internship.
Two of the most common PhDs formats in science are:
Continue reading “The Internship”