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
The most valuable piece of advice I offer to graduate students may sound paradoxical: … More Less Can Be More: Advice for Writing and Life
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)
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)
In a graduate cohort of 10 incoming students, at least one may have attempted suicide, and up to half of the cohort is likely to be struggling with mental health concerns. … More Suicidality in Graduate School: Part 1
Taking self-care seriously has radical implications: putting our relationships, health, and wellness before our professional ambitions and obligations. … More Self-Care for the PhD Student