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Stopping to smell the flowers

Lilac-coloured flowers in a lush green plant pot.

Amongst the constant bustle of life, have you stopped and smelled the flowers recently?

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Stirling Market 

Corn and flowers on a table.

It’s been a hot minute since I took a trip to the Adelaide hills.

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Connecting between campuses

A bus driving in the country side.

Distance makes the heart grow fonder?

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Been to an event?

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Complete this quick 1 minute survey

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My lovely sister gifted me a voucher for one of the stylish, new restaurants in my neighbourhood.

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Permission to rest

A fox curled atop a log sleeping.

I’ve been trying to catch a break but no matter how long I spend lying in bed, I still feel exhausted.

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I’ve had a research project that I’ve been involved with now for two years. The homestretch is in sight and I was tasked with presenting the paper to the team prior to its release.

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A Muslim student in Adelaide

The dome of a mosque.

So here's my experience studying abroad as a Muslim.

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How do I perceive my grades?

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I embarrassingly cried over a grade last week... for an assignment that I wasn't even proud of.

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Ph.D. guilt

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I recently came across an old blog post written in 2014 by a Ph.D. student. The title was, ‘Ph.D. guilt and shame’. Even without fully reading the post, I felt as some of my experiences as a Ph.D. student were validated.

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