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Trying not to get swept up


Sometimes, the storm of negative feelings gets too strong. 

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Taking back control

A woman sitting on a boulder staring over mountains and valleys at sunset.

I feel as though I’ve been letting myself get convinced too much.

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Really a break?


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The first year of Ph.D.

For HDR students, the beginning of September reminds us that it is time to start preparing for our annual review. As I look back on the milestones I have completed so far, I recall what my first year as a Ph.D. student was like. It was definitely one of the best years. Here are some of the things that helped me create a good start.

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The Dunning-Kruger Effect

A distant photograph of mount Fuji at sunset.

“Yeah, I can do that easily! Oh wait, there’s a lot more to it than I thought…”

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Moving out

A key on a string is dangling on the edge of a cardboard box.

Living independently is no small feat in life. It takes a lot of courage, but I find it to be a rewarding experience nonetheless. 

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Patience for yourself

A puzzle piece falling into place in the bigger puzzle.

Learning the strength in showing yourself patience and slowing down.

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Plans for the holidays

A hand holding a vanilla ice cream cone with a chocolate stick, in front of a blue ocean.

I’m definitely the type of person that can think of a million things to do in the holidays while studying, but when the time comes I go blank. 

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Games for the soul

A super Nintendo game controller on a dark tabletop.

An occasionally welcome escape from reality.

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Meaningful work

Meaningful work

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