Self-Care Resources for Interdisciplinary Scholars
Because you're not just a brain on a stick
Help navigating academic politics for new and contingent faculty, including finding allies, trusting colleagues, knowing when to stay out of it, and knowing when it's worth it to jump in.
Learn how to navigate the inevitable waves of rejection that accompany academic life—including rejections from publishers and editors, possible mentors, fellowships, and jobs—as well as how to decide what role rejection will play in your decisions about work and life.
Even if you have a favorite or a not-so-favorite part of the year, embracing the seasonality of academic life can mean more creativity, productivity, and inspiration for those projects while also helping you prioritize self-care and avoid burnout.
Mapping self-care into your plan before, during, and after the semester can help you find balance, prioritize rest, and cultivate your energy.
When you're feeling overwhelmed, a giant "reset" isn't always possible. Here are some small changes you can make to refresh your routine and help you feel more relaxed and ready to take on your writing, research, teaching, and service tasks.
Finishing a dissertation while being a parent can be challenging. Here are strategies for getting research done while also spending time with your kids.
Academia requires a lot of your time and attention. But making time for friendships can mean the difference between surviving and thriving. Here’s how to make sure the people who matter to you don’t fall off your radar.
How can we practice mindfulness amidst the hustle and bustle of academic life and focusing your attention on where you are right now and how you’re feeling.