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Category Archives: Productivity

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

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

Toxic relationships and productivity

Toxic relationships and productivity

Today’s video is about toxic relationships in your work and life, be that your PhD supervisor, your parents, your partner or relatives and people in your friends’ circle. These toxic relationships can drain a lot of your energy, keep you feeling down, stuck and paralysed, they can delay your PhD for years, and make youContinue Reading

Your 2016 accomplishments

You have achieved a lot in the year 2016, although it might not feel like it just now. This is precisely why it is important to take time and reflect on what you have done and achieved in the past year. Take some time right now as you watch this video and remember your accomplishments,Continue Reading