I’ve never seen myself as a sales person. As a scientist, a sales job didn’t seem “academic” enough. And I am terrible at pushing people to do anything. … More When Another Door Opens: Leaving Academia for the Sales World
The prevailing beliefs and ideas about supporting mental health in academia are less than helpful … More Supervisor Perspectives: Check-Ins, Listening, and Establishing Structure
People have thought that I’m using my mental health troubles as an excuse … More Suicidality in Graduate School: Part 2
Several people pointed out there’s no mental health support for grads. … More Twitter Recap: #MHPhDChat
A big part of the problem lies in the silence of our supervisors. … More I am a PhD student. Why can’t I talk about mental health?
If you feel like your story isn’t worth telling, it is. … More An open letter to the Internet (or why I’ve been so absent lately)
This week features several articles about the collective silence of mental illness in academia, and playing the “game” of race. … More Link Round Up: Mental Illness and Race in Academia
Not only is mental illness pervasive in academia, but there’s a paucity of research on mental health … More Hidden Mental Health Troubles in the Ivory Tower
“It’s very common to see students struggling with a mental illness” … More Supervisor Perspectives: Realistic Advice, Peer Support, and Career Options
If you’re unhappy it’s okay to make a change – you’re not alone. … More Grad students: You’re not trapped!