This article was originally published on Charlesworth Author Services Researcher Education blog
The PhD can often feel overwhelming to researchers who are just starting the journey. For example, many new PhD students often worry about getting everything done on time and finding ways of juggling the multiple responsibilities expected of them.
Importantly, managing the mental and emotional aspects of the PhD are just as crucial for the wellbeing and success of your research, and can sometimes feel more difficult to address than the practical elements of your work.
Rest assured that you don’t have to know how to handle everything from the very beginning. The PhD process will change and evolve over the years, and you will discover your own unique way of working and balancing your commitments. However, to get you started, here are four tips to help you make the most of your PhD journey… [keep reading here]