Link Round Up: Academia is bad for our mental health, and how to talk about it

Once again we’ve scoured the web for you, picking the best articles on mental health and academia. Have a suggestion for the next Link Round Up? Drop us a line on twitter or facebook! … More Link Round Up: Academia is bad for our mental health, and how to talk about it

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When Things Suck and You Still Have a PhD To Do: 7 Tips to Get Stuff Done

In this guest post, author Tamsyn shares some realistic, practical, honest advice. Who can’t use some of that once in a while? Check out more of Tamsyn’s writing on her blog.   *          *          * We all have times in our lives when things just suck. When … More When Things Suck and You Still Have a PhD To Do: 7 Tips to Get Stuff Done

Nadia’s Story: Persistent Paralysis and a Prolonged PhD (Part 2)

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)