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Crossposts

Don’t Overestimate What You Can Do Today

Monday motivation, or all over the place? I remember reading an article a little while back discussing what is known as the Planning Fallacy, or, in other words, mistakenly assuming that you can get way more work done than you are consistently capable of.

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Women In Academia

Women in Academia: Ah! Real Stress!

I talk about stress every so often and by that I mean that I talk about stress so very often, but I don’t see any other way around it: being in academia, whether you’re just starting out or well into your career, can be extremely stressful. Let’s take a moment to relax together.

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Lunchtime Poll

LTP: 12/12/11

Good afternoon to my favorite Internet users in all of the Internet! It’s another exciting Monday here in Persepheworld, and we have a really exciting week planned for you. 

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Life

So What’s on Your Summer Punch List?

Oh, summer. Every year it comes and goes, and I once again fail to do the things I wanted to do. I’m not even talking about big, arduous chores either; I’m talking about fun things that I tell myself every winter I will definitely be doing once the weather warms up. Farmers markets! Beach trips! […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll – 6/8

It’s lunchtime on Wednesday again.  Once again, I feel like this week is flying by and I haven’t accomplished half the things I had planned to by now.