Rest

In preparing to launch this site I interviewed over 40 graduate students. In my near-decade in graduate school I have informally talked with hundreds of graduate students, post-docs, and faculty about how they structure their time. I’ve always been interested in how people create balance for themselves and I’ve gotten Read more…

We Bend So We Don’t Break

Yesterday someone I follow asked the Twitterverse how to keep working when one’s natural impulse is to drive to the Trump administration’s concentration camps and tear them down with their bare hands. Yesterday, I had an answer–something about trusting that our work is dedicated to tearing down systemic injustices and Read more…

WTF: Rest

Our theme for this month is rest. Seems simple, right? Who needs to be told to rest? Let alone, how to rest?! Seems ridiculous. Maybe, to a lot of people, that idea is ridiculous, but for most graduate students I know struggle with knowing when or how to take a Read more…