Category Archives: Anxiety

July 23

Sweetening the Pill

In 2013 Holly Grigg-Spall published her book Sweetening The Pill Or How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control. I was so relieved to read this book and engage with the debates surrounding it. The pill and its huge side effects should be a hot feminist topic. More women need to get involved in this […]

February 20

Happy PhD

So, after reading this blog post by Amber Davis, this post on Chronic Fatigue and M.E, and Anna Wood’s post on M.E I have decided to sign up for Amber’s Happy PhD course. Now I feel very lucky and fortunate to be a funded PhD student, and I love what I am doing and feel […]

October 22

Anxious Doll: stress, worry and the PhD student

I am aware of the ‘risks’ of personal blogging, but I know this is a topic that is experienced by so many PhD students, probably the majority of those who I have met. I thought getting a studentship would make me feel better, and whilst I am extremely happy and grateful to have one it […]