PhD Completion Experiences

This is an archive of some of my more popular posts about PhD experiences. If you're currently on a PhD programme I hope you find something useful to take away from my experiences. Thesis writing: a multi-taskers nightmare Isolation activities: thesis writing and running Day 68: Trying out 2 different writing activities Post-submission thoughts 1: … Continue reading PhD Completion Experiences

Birthday week firsts: Post-party energy, driving lessons and a chiropractor visit

It's been a great week of birthday celebrations (yay to the October-born). ¬†With all the changes that have happened this year, I found myself caught up at the start of this semester with the "must work all the time" kind of mentality that comes with starting a new job. Not surprisingly I found myself becoming … Continue reading Birthday week firsts: Post-party energy, driving lessons and a chiropractor visit

Re-learning how to run and teach

I'm about to start Week 3 of teaching and, if I'm honest, it's been a painful learning curve. It's not that I've forgotten how to teach, but I have forgotten how heavy the work load was. This semester I'm teaching five different classes and it is a struggle to keep on top of the planning … Continue reading Re-learning how to run and teach