03. April 2020
As a freelancer who quit her office job last year and is now mostly working from home, I know what challenges some of you might be facing right now. And as if changing from an interactive job in a big team to a “one-woman show” wasn’t enough, I also moved from a city with over 500’000 inhabitants to a village with 70 people. Now, 7 months later, I’m still sane and doing great (in fact I really love it here)! So, admittedly, my choice was a deliberate and voluntary one, unlike the...
18. Januar 2020
The new year has started, and maybe one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to take it easier this year? But maybe you’re already back to your “normal” stressed self? In my job I often meet young scientists who are stressed out. In fact, mental health and well-being of young scientists are increasingly causing concern1-4. Changing the system takes time, so what can you do right now? A good way to reduce stress and increase well-being is to take a regular time-out, spend some time in...
04. November 2018
I’m excited to announce that I have finally launched my freelance business “The Scientist Coach”. From now on I’m available as a trainer for career planning courses, and I will release an online version of my course early 2019! During my time as a researcher, I have been lucky to meet inspiring people, who showed me that there is more out there for PhD holders than only the academic career path. I have had countless conversations with doctoral researchers and postdocs, and it has become...