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A few months ago, I initiated a weekly sub-group meeting for a small group people in my lab that work on similar projects.  I decided to try this out to prevent people from spending time on problems other people already … Continue reading

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Well sorry if I don’t want to be your friend

This is going to sound very whiny and privileged, but I’m sick of people forcing their friendship on me. I’m sorry, but I’m under no obligation to be your friend. It’s one thing to be polite to people, to reciprocate … Continue reading

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I need to rethink how I de-stress

I’m not used to dealing with stress because I’ve always thrived on stress. My greatest work came at times when I was the most stressed out, and it’s hard for me to get things done if I’m not super stressed … Continue reading

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I wear my stomach problem like a badge of honor

Why do I do that? I mentioned this briefly before, but I really want to dive into how mega fucked up this is, so let me quickly recap. Last semester was incredibly stressful for me due to a variety of … Continue reading

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Never Settle

I was thinking about my Tinder addiction a lot this week. Okay, let’s not call it an addiction because that makes me sound like a sexual predator. Let’s call it my Tinder enthusiasm. Really, it’s just the intersection of my … Continue reading

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Working my way towards getting therapy

So first let me just do a quick complaint about the university mental health services. Remember in my other post about therapy, where I described the procedure at my old university? They had the mandatory phone call triage appointment before … Continue reading

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I think I want therapy

I’ve wanted to try therapy for years, but I always had this weird paranoia that people would see in my medical chart that I went to therapy and they would think I was crazy and wouldn’t hire me. It’s an … Continue reading

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