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Stress can be good!

Stress can be very good for your. You do need it. To make sure you can focus and as it will give you an extra energy boost. Our body is made up to handle stress in an intelligent way. Well…. We know how to handle stress as long as the…

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Are you happy, PhD student?

I don’t really like to mention it but I come across many PhD students who don’t feel very happy. Because of the pressure of work, the relationship with their supervisor, because they are insecure if they will be able to finish their thesis, because the writing doesn’t seem to progress,…

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The health hazards of sitting

You thought you know it, don’t you? You have to exercise regularly, a couple of times a week a bit more intensive and every day at least half an hour of exercise like walking or biking. However, research has shown that this amount of activity isn’t probably even enough! A…

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Be aware of what you are doing PhD student!

The hour draws near that you have to meet deadlines, holidays are looming, your paper has to be submitted, your presentation will be the day after tomorrow….. the pressure and the stress are building up..…before you know it you are running around like a headless chicken. Once this happens you…

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How to empty your head

Your head seems so full. And it never stops; all these thoughts are constantly swirling around in your head. Every question repeats itself. Parts of conversations don’t leave your mind. Literature you can’t release out of your head. Do you recognise it? Many PhD students suffer from it: a ‘scrambled…

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