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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Calm in the Storm: Finding Your Zen at Work

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Have you ever had a panicked colleague breathlessly share how hard they are working on grants, papers and mentoring only to find that you feel completely stressed out just having …

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Suicide Prevention in University Settings

Helen Bird

A toolkit of resources to create a suicide-safer community for academics in crisis.

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Technological Tools for Making Life Manageable

Marie Miguel

It’s no secret that a turbulent mental state can ruin your productivity in a big way. Unfortunately, family emergencies, calls from creditors and the various disasters cats so effortlessly …

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Just Breathe: Mindfulness Apps

Scott Gubala, MA, Arts Education

A source of tranquility in the palm of your hand.

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You ARE an Impostor. Six Life Altering Steps to Fix That.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Impostor¬†Syndrome. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s the nagging to overwhelming feeling that you are not as you seem. You’re an impersonator, imitator…you are …

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Six Sacrifices You Shouldn't Make for Work

The Edge for Scholars

If you routinely check your work email the moment you wake up and right before you go to bed at night, then you might have a problem. If you call …

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Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

The Edge for Scholars

Here's what's been flying off the shelves of our "analog library" of career development books.

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Dealing with Rejection

Nadine A De La Rosa, Ed.D.

#Managing rejection #Redirection

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Unmanaged Time

The Edge for Scholars

Ever feel like most time management advice is, well, crap?¬† So do Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber, authors of a recent article in the Chronicle with the provocative title “…

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