Day 24: A PhD isn’t supposed to be painful

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See also: PhD stress: Don’t Ignore The Warning Signs

Extreme stress is so common among PhD students that many people assume it’s an inevitable or necessary part of the process; you have to suffer in order to succeed!

I don’t believe that’s true. I believe that a PhD can be enjoyable and rewarding and that extreme stress is a warning sign that something is going wrong.

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4 thoughts on “Day 24: A PhD isn’t supposed to be painful”

    • I am just passing thru this as we speak!! Doc told me to lay off for a few days bcs I am in d red zone ๐Ÿ™

      • Have a good rest! Your health is more important than the PhD (but if you don’t believe that, good health will help you in your work; either way, look after yourself)

  1. Thanks James, totally agree. Itโ€™s starting to be an interesting work lately. I guess this challenge is part of the whole learning process.

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