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The importance of doing nothing

PhD students are busy. Always, basically. And if you are not actually doing something, then this whole PhD thing is still in your head. 24/7. Always the feeling that you need to do useful stuff, because, if you are not doing anything useful, what are you doing? The guilt. And…

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What are you going to change?

Tired of quotes. That is what I get. They are everywhere. Wisdoms. So called wisdoms. But, I have to admit, every now and then I read a quote that is actually worth while. ‘A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half.’ Jeff…

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It only takes 10 minutes a day…

Scientifically proven method. Search for it on the Internet. Or look in a scientific journal. Andy Puddicombe – a former Buddhist monk – explains how you can massively refresh your busy and stressed brain in only 10 minutes a day. By meditating. He explains that the prejudices about meditation –…

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About research and vulnerability

Vulnerability, scary word. Research. Scary word as well. Brené Brown researched vulnerabilty. And this is what happened. “So, I’ll start with this: a couple years ago, an event planner called me because I was going to do a speaking event. And she called, and she said, “I’m really struggling with how…

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