Twitter Bot Launch: Everyday Mental Health

So, over the past few weeks I’ve been teaching myself code on the side, as well as learning Git and R in preparation for leaving SPSS behind (but not forgotten). One of the ‘homework’ tasks set in the course I’ve been following was to set up an automated Twitter account, or Bot rather. The instructions I […]

The Pomodoro Technique: An Honest Review From a Self-Confessed Procrastinator

Admittedly, I’ve never been big on productivity hacks, tips and tricks. Instead, I keep things pretty simple. I take a look at my planner (my not-so-together phone calendar), jot down a list of things I want to get done that day, and then start panicking. But, after asking around friends, colleagues (hello PsyECR!), and hearing so much […]

Reading Round-Up: March

So, this will kick off a new (and hopefully) monthly tradition of rounding up what I’ve been reading for the past month. Let’s get to it. Sanity, Madness And the Family: Families of Schizophrenics by Aaron Esterson, & R. D. Laing First up, a book that has been kicking about a family members’ house since I was […]

Impostor Syndrome & Mental Health: Hiding or Beginning?

So, you’re in the PhD, you’ve worked so hard to get here, you’ve worked for years and years to get here, you were overjoyed to finally see a dream come true, and for some worries to resolve themselves (yay, funding!) – but, it is not having a positive effect on your mental health. It’s not […]