I have been a PhD student for a few years now, and I have definitely had my fair share of mental health issues because of it. Learn from my mistakes. All of these are examples of things that I have done that contributed to my recent mental health issues.
If you’re a student at any level, look after yourself. Remember that you’re not a machine and just because Stephen King can write 3 novels a year it doesn’t mean every other author is lazy.
If you are struggling, talk to someone you trust, your doctor or a school/university counsellor. For online support:
I’m a PhD student studying in the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham, UK.
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