Reflections on taking part in an Instagram challenge

Hello, it’s been a minute! I hope that everyone has enjoyed their summer and had the chance to have a break. In today’s post I want to reflect on my experience of taking part in a 31-day Instagram Challenge. Read on to find out what I learnt, whether I would do it again and whether I recommend it.

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Is it ok to make people feel uncomfortable? 

This post has been inspired by two very different sources – but they have come together to form a post and a message that I would like to share. One about speaking our truth and being ok with making people feel uncomfortable. Read on to find out why I think the answer to the question, “is it ok to make people feel uncomfortable?” is yes, and why I think we should be actively seeking to do so.

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An update

Hello there, I’ve been quiet on the blogging front lately. June was a very hectic month for a variety of reasons and I’m now focussing all my writing energies into getting some chapters written for my thesis. Sometimes we’ve got to be discerning about where we spend our time, and whilst the motivation and inspiration is there – I’m channeling it into my PhD. It’s going well so far! Despite this however, I’m delighted to say that I’ve had my first article published as a contributor over at Academic Mental Health Collective. One of my posts was featured here a…

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12 Apps for time & life management

Some people argue that a PhD is simply a test of perseverance and time management. I personally disagree with that statement, there is a lot more to getting your doctorate, but it cannot be argued that time management is not important. Understanding how you work, when you work best and how to manage your time are really vital in navigating and enjoying any type of study or busy lifestyle. For some, myself included, this grappling with time management can be helped by using technology and ‘apps’. As I’ve mentioned I’ve recently moved onto a new way of organising my time,…

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13 Ways to Recruit Study Participants Online 

Ask any PhD student who requires participants for their research and no doubt one of their main challenges will be recruitment. Over the years I’ve had a number of experiences with recruitment and I have faced multiple issues, particularly when recruiting from a population such as young carers. This post won’t go into all the difficulties and considerations that need to be made when recruiting, I have another post coming up about approaches and questions to ask yourself when you start looking for people to take part in your research. Instead this post is going to provide 13 ways that…

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