PhD Students + World Mental Health Day

It’s World Mental Health Day, and upon perusing some extremely inspiring posts on the subject of mental health on Instagram, I decided to address something near and dear to my heart. It’s no secret to anyone that my experience in graduate school was not...

How to Stay Healthy in College

“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” — JIM ROHN With school starting up again, we are inevitably going to start putting ourselves and our health on the back burner. Before you have a chance to stop taking care of yourself, make good habits...

Moving On is the Hardest Part: Leaving with my Masters

IT’S BEEN A BITTERSWEET DAY TODAY… A few months ago, I thought that I’d be joking about starting my 21st year of school today. But instead, last week, I made one of the most terrifying decisions of my life…. …I decided to leave my...

NON-CONVENTIONAL: GETTING OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY

There’s two questions I get a lot from my challengers: What should I do when I go out to eat? What should I do when I travel? Now, I’m going to tackle traveling in a future post. But I haven’t ever tackled what you should do when you go out! And with...

STUDY TIPS & TRICKS OF A LIFE LONG LEARNER!

Where all my students at?! Since I’m a lifelong learner (seriously I got a tax return for just that!), I wanted to share what study tips worked for me. These are very general tips. Really, the way in which you prepare for a class depends upon how the exams for...

The Best Apps for Grad School

I have officially made the transition away from paper note-taking and I love it! I never thought I would actually do it, but you really can type so much faster than you can write!  So, I started exploring using my ipad as my primary resource for school! And, it has...