The golden pot at the end of the rainbow…

Hello everybody!

I have been trying to focus on my PhD thesis (my never-ending PhD thesis)…

It’s a slow process and it has been the most difficult and challenging professional project I have ever embraced and, also, the hardest test to my personal resilience and psychological resistance! (And no… this is NOT an exaggeration… I wish!)

It’s extremely hard to maintain motivation and focus on a project for like 4 years, with little return throughout the whole process…

Keeping the eyes on the prize isn’t always easy… the prize seems to be in such a distant place… Actually, it sometimes feels like a run for the golden pot at the end of the rainbow: it feels like we’re travelling endless miles to get to… well… nowhere: no prize, no pot, no ending… Continue reading

Feeling overwhelmed? – my PhD journey…

Today I felt compelled to write about something that is very close to my heart…
What is it about people and LONG work projects? The more I listen to friends, colleagues or other people trying to finish a huge project (like a PhD in my case; or a book; etc.) I realise I am not the only one feeling drained and struggling very hard…

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