‘Time Blocking’ is my new friend

I am 1 and a half years into my PhD, which technically means i’m half way, although with the amount of work I have to do it definitely does not feel like that. Due to time going so quickly, and me being lucky enough to get the opportunity to teach this semester, whilst also maintaining my other volunteer roles, my […]

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How I manage to work so many different jobs

I recently was successful at gaining a volunteer position as a state coordinator for an NGO, which is my fifth on-going job (along with my PhD, chairperson position, netball coach, blogger & other general academic things) and I also hold three other positions at different times throughout the year (bookstore, marking & other environmental volunteering). Working all these jobs obviously means […]

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How to be busy, not stressed.

Busyness is ‘normal’ for a lot of people these days. We all know that due to things like technological advances and internet accessibility, people work longer hours and fit more and more into the same 24 hours a day. As a Ph.D. student I am no exception. Call me strange but I actually enjoy my diary to be full (see […]

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