fashionista #3: Maaspuntweg & Stenenwal.

So, we went to see the Maas from the other side. Please meet our guest, miss Laurien Nagels-Coune who is also the first intern at Researchista, you probably heard¬†about her before ūüėČ This story is not so much about a Research topic, since Laurien is in her first year of PhD. This story is aContinue reading “fashionista #3: Maaspuntweg & Stenenwal.”

(34) Impostor Syndrome in Academia.

Whilst I am sitting here writing this first post for Researchista, various dark thoughts run through my mind. Did I bite off a bigger piece than I can chew? Are people going to think this is a dull piece of text? Can I combine blogging with my PhD work? Self-doubt and critique are a pretty common phenomenon that many of you are familiar with. These feelings are quite normal and adaptive because they make us go the extra mile. They urge us to practice that presentation one more time before getting on stage or to repeat those materials a last time before the test.

(17) Anxiety during PhD (3): trust more, stress less.

  ¬†As symptoms of anxiety can hold you back enormously in your career, it is essential to open up the discussion about this topic and to share knowledge and tools that help you manage and prevent anxiety.¬†This blog/video is made with the goal to help you as a Researcher to feel good and achieve greatContinue reading “(17) Anxiety during PhD (3): trust more, stress less.”

(16) Anxiety during PhD (2): prevention is the key.

As symptoms of anxiety can hold you back enormously in your career, it is essential to open up the discussion about this topic and to share knowledge and tools that help you manage and prevent anxiety.¬†This blog/video is made with the goal to help you as a researcher to feel good and achieve great resultsContinue reading “(16) Anxiety during PhD (2): prevention is the key.”

(15) Anxiety during PhD (1): an introduction.

This introduction probably summarizes it best: “I want to tell you right away that you will not find an answer to the question above in this short blog piece, but I am sure most of those involved in PhD studies asked that question at least once. We all think we are so strong, tough, resilient,Continue reading “(15) Anxiety during PhD (1): an introduction.”

(13) Writing and RSI (my story)

Ah, PhD life… ¬†So, that’s me and another PhD going to Spain, Palma-de-Majorca. Tasty¬†food, beautiful¬†beach, warm sand and refreshing breeze from the sea. This is me and my sister going few months later to Japan, in Tokyo & Yokohama, where I attended¬†a world congress; thousands of researchers gathered there. Not too bad.. indeed, I couldContinue reading “(13) Writing and RSI (my story)”

(8) Hello dear PhDs, how are you?

We hope that our post finds you well. Nobody knows better than yourself what is the best way to advance in your PhD. You are the boss of your life, of your time and the master of your skills. We trust you are making the best of it and hope that the posts to come in April will help and inspire you with new ideas or different approaches to solve your challenges and concerns.