Self-Care and Help-Seeking

Attend to signs of neglect and stress to maintain overall health and wellness. The following resources will help you engage in self-care and help-seeking.

Workshops

Thriving in Graduate School

Graduate school has no shortage of sources of stress; tight deadlines, multiple competing priorities, and difficult relationships or situations. It can be easy to slip into the habit of saying yes to more work, while neglecting your mental health. This workshop will help you anticipate and identify sources of stress, and introduce you to strategies to avoid or minimize stress. Reflect on your current state of resilience and adapt your stress management strategy to reach your potential without burning out in graduate school.

Stress Management for Doctoral Students

The demanding responsibilities of graduate school often mean that we neglect aspects of our health. This workshop will introduce you to the factors contributing to your mental and overall health, and will help you identify aspects of your health that are most often neglected in graduate school. Feel confident developing a proactive wellness strategy to maintain balance and promote wellness in your life and the life of those around you to maximize your productivity as a doctoral student.

Sustaining Motivation and Engagement during your Dissertation

Staying motivated through a dissertation can be challenging, particularly when it is difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel. In this presentation, we will discuss factors that influence motivation, challenges to staying motivated, and motivational strategies that will help sustain work output and achieve desired goals for a successful dissertation.

All Thriving Resources