What do you do when feeling a lack of motivation?

I woke up this Sunday morning challenged with a lack of motivation. I am right this moment attempting to turn that lack of motivation into something I can work with, by writing this unmotivated blog.  But in a way, it is motivated by my lack of motivation (mmmh, there is a smart thought). Writing has always [...]

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A trip to Namibia…

This post is dedicated to my most recent escape to the Namibian desert.:) I decided to take a quick break from my stressful fieldwork and travel to Namibia for a week. I am grateful for the chance to go where I want to go when the mood strikes. I will be the first to say [...]

The not so good days of fieldwork…

Some of you may know that I am in the data collection phase of my doctoral project. I am working on children living in institutional care and care leavers, in particular, how they construct the meaning of family in the context of family separation. Before I began my fieldwork, I was positive I would get [...]