The Dissertation Journey and Your Mental Health

The Dissertation Journey and Your Mental Health

The journey of a dissertation can often feel astonishingly solitary, an experience compounded by the weight of stress, anxiety and daily worries. It was precisely this sense of isolation that compelled me to become a dissertation coach, with the goal of transforming...

Navigating Your Dissertation With ADHD

Navigating Your Dissertation With ADHD

Completing a doctorate degree is extremely challenging for anyone, but it can be especially difficult for students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Increasingly, I have dissertation coaching clients coming to me for extra support after receiving a...

Rising Above Perfectionism

Rising Above Perfectionism

Perfectionism is not the same thing as striving to be our best. Perfectionism is not about healthy achievement and growth; it's a shield. Brene Brown There are diverse reasons why students struggle to complete their dissertations and other academic goals. After...

Autumn Dissertation Momentum

Autumn Dissertation Momentum

For those of us involved in academia, autumn is truly the start of the new year. Think about it. January isn’t really the best time to start anew. In the northern hemisphere, the colder, darker months can leave us feeling lackluster and depressed. On top of that,...