Taking a short break… but is it a mental break?

Sometimes in the office I feel the need for a break from science. But what does that even mean?  A break from standing on my feet in the lab? Yes. A break from reading scientific papers and analyzing data? Yes. A break should just be a physical and mental unwinding shouldn't it; to rest my … Continue reading Taking a short break… but is it a mental break?

the PhD Cook

I want to cover something more lighthearted this week so the  topic is..... food! Glorious food. More specifically,  I want to share how the longer hours and stresses of the postgraduate academic life have changed my cooking habits and meals. Not to spoil anything, but I'd say it's not a bad direction. There are two … Continue reading the PhD Cook

The Inner Work Efficiency Voice

It's been a while since I last wrote but that's not to say that I'm falling short of experiences to share. Rather, I've either had relaxing weekends void of any thoughtful process or just always procrastinated from writing here. Or at least that's what I tell myself. This week, I'd like to talk about listening … Continue reading The Inner Work Efficiency Voice