Category Archives: stress

Dealing with Academic Setbacks

I’ll admit it.  I’m not perfect.  This is something that I think we, as academics and perhaps as human beings in general, have a hard time admitting.  But it’s the truth. We live in a competitive world.  Grant money is … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Grad School, reflection, setbacks, stress


It’s probably no secret by now that I’m a GradHacker addict. Today they released an entry that so expressed what I’ve felt in my experience thusfar in academia that I believe that any attempt I made at elaborating upon the … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in balance, reflection, stress

stress and creativity

I have to confess that the past couple of weeks have been very stressful.  Stress is a result of having more work to do than you have time.  Oh the life of a graduate student.    I have 2 blogs posts “due” this week.  And all this week I have been racking my brain trying […] Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, contemporary pedagogy, creativity, cultivation, stress