Tag Archives: imposter syndrome

managing the #phd – reMIND me

This is a guest post by Donna Franklin, an applied psychology alumnus of Nottingham University. Donna candidly shares her challenging academic journey to finding mindfulness, a helpful strategy with which to navigate the emotional landscape of the PhD. ‘Can I really … Continue reading

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the other problem with research social networks

This is a guest post from Jonathan Downie,currently an independent researcher in interpreting. He recently finished a PhD at Heriot-Watt University. Jonathan tweets as @jonathanddownie.  He has also just published Being a successful interpreter ( Routledge 2016) It’s amazing how … Continue reading

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why do I feel afraid to share my journal paper with the wider world? is this Imposter Syndrome?

This is an anonymous guest post from a PhD researcher. She is seeking advice about her current #acwri situation.  I was first introduced to the imposter syndrome almost two years ago. I never thought it would touch me; I am … Continue reading

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the pluses and minuses of #acwri self-diagnosis

I don’t write much about my dogs. I have two. They’re fairly elderly now and becoming plagued by ailments that are not really life threatening, but do need attention. It all began when the older of the two got terribly … Continue reading

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