I’m on fire

A lot of people chuck around the term ‘burnt out’. Myself included. Because it’s such an overused term, I looked up the dictionary definition of ‘burnt out’. I found many definitions concerning motor parts and an engine literally burning out. But some other descriptions did come up. These concerning working one’s self to exhaustion or to ‘ruin one’s health’. And I got thinking about my … Continue reading I’m on fire

Thesis survival guide

Next week I am submitting my thesis (Woo!). At the start of the research journey, my Honours convenor gave us all a document titled ‘Honours survival guide’. Whilst immensely useful, it didn’t include any information about how to manage writing a thesis when you have a mental illness. So I decided to write my own survival guide for anyone else like me who was terrified … Continue reading Thesis survival guide