If you’re unhappy it’s okay to make a change – you’re not alone. … More Grad students: You’re not trapped!
Nadia, a successful academic who privately struggled with anxiety, returns with Part 2 of her story. In Part 1, she shared about the early days of her graduate career and her eventual decision to practice self-care by taking time to work on her writing in a remote location. Content warning: sexual assault and abortion. Please … More Nadia’s Story: Persistent Paralysis and a Prolonged PhD (Part 2)
This wasn’t writer’s block, it was full blown “I-can’t-do-this-because-if-I-even-start-I-will-fail-and-someone-will-be-disappointed” … More Nadia’s Story: Persistent Paralysis and a Prolonged PhD (Part 1)
“Self-care involves asking for help; it involves vulnerability” … More Link Round Up: Grad School is Depressing
Understanding that I was not a coward allowed me to get treatment. … More A Hotel Room of One’s Own: Notes From an Anxious Traveler
I believed that it wasn’t possible to be a grad student without being miserable. … More Supporting Your Colleagues Who Have Anxiety Disorders: Some Thoughts and Reflections