Staying Mentally Well in Academia is a Balancing Act

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

In this post I reflect on what helps me to stay mentally well while forging a career in academia. Part of a series on mental health.

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Emotional Connecting While Social Distancing

David Sacks, PhD

Lessons from providing therapy during COVID-19.

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Working with the Kids at Home? Tips from an Experienced Parent

Sara Myers, PhD

Working remotely with kids a reality for many parents. Women with children have lost about an hour of research time per day. #virtualconferenceseason

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Acting on the Essential

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Essentialism is a guide to being re-energized by sharpening our focus on what is essential, compelling and generative.

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OCD in the Time of COVID-19

David Sacks, PhD

There’s plenty of the “O” and the “C,” but none of the “D.”

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Creating a Clearing in the Woods

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Our lives are moving both too fast and too slow. We recognize demands but are more restricted and stationary than ever before.

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Think You’re an Imposter? Here’s How to Know for Sure

David Sacks, PhD

Many scholars fear that they don’t belong. There’s a surefire way to know if you’re really an imposter.

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Choosing What to Do or Not to Do on the Job

Sara Myers, PhD

What would happen if we stopped doing the things we are told we ought to do but don’t want to do?

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Tune Your When, How Much, and What in Your Days

Steven Weissenburger, M.Ed.

You can have balance, productivity, and meaning when you know how to tune the when, how much, and what of your activities.

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Tools for Making Progress in Academic Life

Stacey Satchell, PCC, MSEd, MA

“I feel stuck!" - this is a common refrain I hear from graduate students and postdocs, alike. 

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