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Category Archives: Habits & Practices

From “overwhelmed” to “focused and productive”

From “overwhelmed” to “focused and productive”

If you are feeling overwhelmed and anxious right now, if you are stuck in procrastination and avoidance, if you are surrounded by negativity and misunderstanding, and if wish you can just sit down and become more focused and productive and get that project done, then this video is for you!! In this video I shareContinue Reading

How to allow yourself to write imperfectly

How to allow yourself to write imperfectly

When we sit down to write we often find ourselves deleting more than we write or hesitating to write anything until it sounds perfect. And yet a great secret to progressing with your writing is to allow yourself to write imperfectly! Earlier this week I’ve received this comment from one of the participants of myContinue Reading

Online lecture “How to start writing”

Online lecture “How to start writing”

Recording of the online lecture “How to start writing” Register via Eventbrite to get instant access: https://howtostartwriting2017.eventbrite.co.uk   Do you need to write up your thesis or research paper but keep getting stuck with it? You are not alone, many researchers struggle with it!   Even when we know we should be writing we findContinue Reading

Here is how to focus on your writing

Here is how to focus on your writing

It is notoriously difficult to focus on your writing, be that a research paper or your thesis. We are usually so busy during the day that there is never enough time to get any writing done. And when we do find the time to sit down to write we feel scattered, distracted, doubt ourselves, andContinue Reading

The truth about my trip to Russia

The truth about my trip to Russia

You might have heard that I recently went to Russia to visit my home town for 3 weeks together with my three children.             And today I wanted to share with you the TRUTH about my visit to Russia. It is a personal story about going through a challenging periodContinue Reading