If you didn’t have a deadline would you be putting in as much work as you are doing right now? Or like me, are you the kind of person who works better with deadlines? I am currently facing a one month deadline to submit the first draft of my PhD thesis. I have known pressure … More The deadline: curse or blessing?
It is one thing to be dedicated to your tasks and making sure you put in the hours, and it’s another thing to not know when those tasks have become too much. I recently had to ask myself hard questions about my “work ethic”. Do I know when to stop? Do I know when to … More Doing too much…how to know when to stop!!
For those who are new to the blog, let me start with a little introduction…I am a Ph.D. student, about to begin my second year. I study Sociology and Social Policy with a focus on childhoods and families. I am currently at home, in Zimbabwe, for my field work (data collection). Being back home means … More Fighting for balance…life and the Ph.D.