It’s important to take care of yourself both inside and outside the lab. A healthy mind and body are crucial for accomplishing your scientific goals, as well as living a full, enriched life.
A Healthy Body
Exercise, ergonomics and nutrition help our bodies operate at maximum efficiency. Whether you’re sitting at the computer or squeezing in a quick lunch between experiments, the decisions you make can affect your short- and long-term health.
Good Nutrition is Self-Care
Our nutritionist describes how prioritizing nutrition leads to all-around benefits.
Taking Care of your Body During the Workday
Learn how to support joint and muscle health when sitting at a desk for long hours.
A Closer Look at Bone Health
No matter how busy you are, making time for exercise can boost long-term bone health.
A Healthy Mind
Science is tough. The challenges you face early in your career may be difficult, but the right attitude can help you overcome anything.
Moving from Fear to Balance
Everything may not be OK, but it isn’t terrible either. Are you asking yourself the right questions?
Insights into Working Through Change
Learn how to navigate major changes with these tips from Quality Assurance.
Experimenting with Resilience: Lessons from Grad School
Guest blogger Susanna Harris shares tips she learned while dealing with a major twist in her PhD journey.
Emotional and Social Intelligence
Promega supports employee wellbeing through the principles of emotional and social intelligence (ESI). This series of blogs introduces ESI and provides examples of how we can implement these practices as scientists. Each blog also includes a short video to help you take time for mindfulness.
Demystifying What It Means to Be “Good Enough”
Everyone has their own path. Whatever your path will be, know that you have the potential to do so.
Tools for Finding a Research Mentor
This episode of HelloPhD discusses the tools and framework for choosing a mentor.
Simple Tricks for Time Management
What is the Focus Funnel? Learn more from the HelloPhD podcast.
Make a Plan to Repay Your Student Loan
In this podcast episode, the hosts of HelloPhD talk to the founder of Personal Finance for PhDs.
The Grad School Mental Health Crisis and What You Can Do About It
The hosts of HelloPhD talk to Susanna Harris, the founder of an organization focused on mental and emotional wellness for grad students.
Ten Tips from Hindsight: A PhD’s Guide to a PhD
In this episode of HelloPhD, hear what one PhD wishes they’d known from day one.
Practical Advice for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
Check out this podcast episode for steps everyone can take to overcome common triggers for imposter syndrome.