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
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
The prevailing beliefs and ideas about supporting mental health in academia are less than helpful … More Supervisor Perspectives: Check-Ins, Listening, and Establishing Structure
The most valuable piece of advice I offer to graduate students may sound paradoxical: … More Less Can Be More: Advice for Writing and Life
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?
In this guest post, author Tamsyn shares some realistic, practical, honest advice. Who can’t use some of that once in a while? Check out more of Tamsyn’s writing on her blog. * * * We all have times in our lives when things just suck. When … More When Things Suck and You Still Have a PhD To Do: 7 Tips to Get Stuff Done
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)