Assumptions about me…

A few weeks ago, I set up a question poll on Instagram and asked people to state their assumptions about me and/or my PhD journey….   “Your PhD journey feels like a duck on a pond. Calm to the eye, frantic below the surface” This is 100% true. I know that the person who wrote this also has a PhD, […]

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Does my PhD define me?

It is a reasonably odd feeling, when something that took up so much of your life is over. A PhD creeps its way into every nook and cranny of your being. It crowds relationships, puts plans on hold, judges when you are watching TV, interrupts all conversations, creeps into dreams, and of course cements itself on your LinkedIn and other […]

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Musings on Imposter Syndrome

Ah, the big ‘I’ word. A PhD seems to be synonymous with Imposter Syndrome. Everytime I do a Q&A on Instagram or ask what kind of content people want to see on my blog, Imposter Syndrome is always mentioned. I have not posted much about it to date, mainly because I don’t really have any tips for overcoming it. However, […]

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