Interview with Anahita on doing a PhD after going through a burnout.

3 jan 2023

She started a PhD while she was not feeling well, and was recovering from burnout.

Which I think is very inspiring, since it is such a high risk nowadays to go into a burnout as a PhD student.

In this episode I talk with Anahita, who is a fellow PhD-coach on productivity and mental health.

We talk about the following topics:

  • maintaining a healthy work-life balance, what do you prioritize?
  • both the upside and downside of having so much freedom in your PhD
  • process goals versus result goals in academia – the mindset with which Anahita started her PhD
  • what was her motivation to start a PhD, even after she went through a burnout
  • both the upside and downside of having so much freedom in your PhD
  • process goals versus result goals in academia
  • the mindset with which Anahita started her PhD
  • what was her motivation to start a PhD, even after she went through a burnout

We finish up with Anahita telling you about how she helps PhD students with her group coaching program. Look her up on Instagram or Twitter (@phdanahita) and always feel free to comment or ask us anything :-).

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