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
Living with a mental illness is challenging, but not insurmountable … More Beating Bipolar Depression in Grad School
Sometimes these emotional hurdles feel the size of mountain ranges. … More What It’s Like to be a Graduate Student with Borderline Personality Disorder
People have thought that I’m using my mental health troubles as an excuse … More Suicidality in Graduate School: Part 2
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?
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
If you’re unhappy it’s okay to make a change – you’re not alone. … More Grad students: You’re not trapped!
Where does one go from here? … More Mia’s Story: Part 3
The cycle continued into my final year: get depressed, try to quit, come out of my depression, try desperately to catch up on lost time. … More Mia’s Story: Part 2
This week, we’re reading about radical self-acceptance, figuring out why so many of us quit, and what “coming out” with anxiety looks like. … More Link Round-Up: “Coming Out”, Quitting, and Acceptance