How can I support you? This is a question my partner asks me whenever I feel helpless, depressed, or anxious. Often times, I don’t know how to answer because I struggle to even know what I need in that moment.
After a gruesome winter term, spring break was such an unsettling relief. Unsettling because after my last empirical paper was turned in, it didn’t really feel like the end. Unsettling because for the past 10 weeks, I had been on a constant grind and all of the sudden my to-do list for school shrunk from … Continue reading Spring Break: Maximize & Recover
In my first heavy quantitative methods course, my inadequacy felt like it was always on display. I’ve had substantially more qualitative training than I have had quantitative, so when I decided to take my first quantitative course, I was nervous AF. For the first 3-4 weeks, each night before this class was a restless one. … Continue reading Hi, I’m an imposter.
Though today’s blog post is a continuation of this week’s #PhDTAG, today’s topic is applicable to those who don’t identify as PhD students as well. Finding the Yin to your Yang @jesica_sykes and @bookwormingh both asked: how do you balance a healthy lifestyle/make time for things you love to do without feeling guilty and make … Continue reading #PhDTAG: Part 2
I’ve been wanting to start a blog for a multitude of reasons: To join the blogging community Find support in and for graduate students Have a creative outlet/self project that I can be excited about Maintain my sanity Why not? My friend asked of me to promise one thing when launching this blog: “Just be … Continue reading launching sujanee