Motivation Monday: Burnout at Work

I got the idea for this post after listening to the Bad on Paper Podcast, and I happened to stumble upon a related BBC article regarding time management/how much is on your plate. I thought it would be a fun new take on how to keep going even when it seems like there is no … Continue reading Motivation Monday: Burnout at Work

WIP Wednesday: Love Languages

WIP: Learning our love languages to better serve one another Since I’m on my honeymoon this week, I thought it would be fun to investigate our love languages! I actually do not know my love language(s) so this is a completely new experience for me. Don't get me wrong, I have an amazing husband and … Continue reading WIP Wednesday: Love Languages

When Life Changes You Follow

You spend approximately one third of the day at work. This does not include breaks or commuting. If I am to assume you also spend 8 hours asleep, that means the majority of your waking hours are spent at work. This in turn means that your job needs to bring you some sort of happiness otherwise you are suffering, and you’re hurting those around you.

Chugging Along

Hello, I hope your evening is going well. If you will give me a moment, I would like to briefly discuss stress management. Lately my heart just hasn’t really been into anything. I haven’t really wanted to get up in the morning, even if it was a day that I didn’t have to go to … Continue reading Chugging Along

To Be Excellent, You Must Practice

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle Recently, I have been dealing with a serious case of imposter syndrome. Imposter syndrome is this thing that makes you feel like you’re in the wrong place, like you don’t belong, and all because you’re unqualified. It afflicts PhD … Continue reading To Be Excellent, You Must Practice

(Accountability) Partners

In my previous post, I mentioned using accountability as a way to make sure you are working towards your goals. You can do self-accountability, which is largely what I do right now, with my bullet journal tracker. This does have some disadvantages because not everybody is going to be completely honest with themselves, and you … Continue reading (Accountability) Partners