Professional, Self-Care

Turn the Worst Moments of Your Life into Your Motivation

Y’all, I’ve been having a major case of blogger’s block lately. And when I say “lately,” I mean a couple month’s worth. I mean, it’s already February and I feel like I’ve COMPLETELY flaked for the past three months! Granted, there’s been a lot going on–in the world and at home (and let’s be honest,… Read More Turn the Worst Moments of Your Life into Your Motivation

Grad School, Personal Finance, Self-Care

Achieving PhD Happiness: Put Your Finances First

As many of you know, one of my claims to fame is transforming myself from a broke PhD drop-out into a clinical research professional with a penchant for budgeting and personal finance. However, I didn’t leave that life completely behind, some of my closest friends are students who are approaching the light at the end… Read More Achieving PhD Happiness: Put Your Finances First

Personal Finance, Self-Care

How to Make Self-Affirmation Part of Your Financial Plan

Being afraid is the most primal response there is. Fear is how humans avoid danger and how we make decisions about our well-being. However, too much fear can paralyze us and limit our ability to function normally. It can even be detrimental to our physical and financial health. Think about it–it doesn’t make sense to… Read More How to Make Self-Affirmation Part of Your Financial Plan