To Succeed, Forget Self-Esteem

Rebecca Helton, MA

If you look under the Self-Help heading on Amazon, you’ll find roughly 5,000 books listed under the subhead Self-Esteem. The vast majority of these books aim to not only tell you why your self-esteem might be low, but to show you how to get your hands on some more of it. It’s a thriving business […]

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Exercise Is Still Possible With A Stacked Schedule

Jennifer Ranking

Making time for your exercise means you’ll find it easier to keep up with.

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In It Together: Dyadic Coping Among Doctoral Students and Partners

Rebecca Helton, MA

Completing a doctoral program is hard. It can also be hard on your partner.

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Why We All Need More Sleep (Really!)

The Edge for Scholars

Do you have a sleep schedule, or is it more of an “I wish I had time to sleep” schedule?  Don’t laugh it off–getting enough sleep is critical for work and life.  As Arianna Huffington, self-professed “sleep evangelist,” writes in the following essay for the Telegraph, a lack of sleep factors into errors of all […]

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Acting on the Essential: Propelling Theory into Practice

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

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

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Building Resiliency with Hypnosis and Mindfulness

Lindsey McKernan, PhD

“Stressed?” Of course. In fact, it would probably be a little concerning if you were not stressed at this point. Let's talk about skills to build resilience.

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Helping When You Have No Answers

David Sacks, PhD

Sometimes a member of your team will have a problem you can’t solve with facts or advice. You can still help them. Empathy is the key.

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Working Hard Does NOT Mean Success (at Grants or Anything Else)

The Edge for Scholars

There’s this persistent myth that I need to tear down once and for all. Maybe it won’t all happen in this one blog post, but by God I’m gonna give it a good start. The myth? It’s that all it takes to succeed is hard work. I have seen lives destroyed by that myth, more […]

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