motivation/inspiration Do you dare to ask for help or do you struggle as many PhD students do.

Do you dare to ask for help?

Vraagverlegenheid, a great Dutch word that entails the following according to Researchers of the University of Leiden: a person experiencing possible obstacles and reluctance when asking for help. Many PhD students suffer from this ‘not daring to ask syndrome’ and have the idea that I should be able to do…

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motivation/inspiration What is working hard?

How to work hard?

Working hard for the best result If I work a little bit harder or maybe work a bit longer today, I will definitely finish everything. Can you hear yourself saying this? If you can, you have fallen in a big trap. The trap which states that more is better. And…

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