**Collaboration** It’s one of those thoughts every PhD student will have, and it even applies to undergrads, too. When we select a course, we often choose based on our passion. Only later do many of us think “wait, what am I going to do with this?” Child studies degrees and PhDs might seem like one of the harder ones to […]
My good friend and fellow PhD student requested a blog post about how to start writing, as she is currently stuck. I have been struggling for blog post inspiration so I was happy for the suggestion. The hardest part of writing is probably starting to write. I feel like as PhD students we do everything else possible before we will […]
If you have read some of my previous posts or follow me on Instagram, you have probably gathered that I really like a good quote! With everything that has happened in the last 9 months I have been saving any quotes that I find that relate to going through hard times. These are my current favourite 8. “Of all the […]
A Keep Cup– Coffee is a way of life for me, and many of the people I share an office with. Invest in a keep cup to avoid using throw-away coffee cups (which are terrible for the environment). I love my keep cup because it is merchandise from one of my favourite singers Ziggy Alberts. Diary- A diary is a […]
Having an effective and productive routine is hard for anyone, and it is particularly hard when doing a PhD as my work hours are not consistent. Over the last month I have really been trying to find a more effective routine to try to make me a little less stressed, a little less sad, and a lot more organised. So […]
6:42am Frog finds it harder to get out of bed than me in the morning. 7:08am Quick coffee while I am getting ready, in my new inappropriate but wonderful mug. 9:48am I am currently editing my first study. Editing and drafting is such a tedious job. 11:44am Teaching prep for my classes tomorrow. This semester I am teaching an introductory to psychology course. 12:21pm Quick […]
For me the Easter long weekend is about relaxing, good food, good company, and adventures. This year I got to get away to the beach with family! Here are a few snaps.