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Does that feeling seem familiar to you? Always feeling unbelievably busy? Not having enough time for the things you find important, and not getting to the things you enjoy and prefer to do?

Then, you are not the only one. Many people feel like this, and PhD students are no exception. Rather, when I think about it, I don’t know a single PhD student who is not constantly busy.

However, when it comes to it, is that really what you want, being perpetually busy? What does that do to you? More importantly, how do you prevent this feeling? Tony Crabbe, a career psychologist, offers a solution in his book, “Busy”


I haven’t gotten a chance to read the whole book myself, but came across his TEDTalk.

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What are you going to do to feel less busy? What are your most important values, the ones that shape your choices and decisions? If you take the time to evaluate these out for yourself, I guarantee it will yield positive results!

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