In the final phase of your PhD, approach late-stage setbacks in practical ways to distract from the doubts.
Developing a critical mindset involves drawing on qualities including confidence, motivation, curiosity and effort.
You might be surprised to learn that it could be more efficient to spend less time on drafting and longer on other aspects of your writing.
Break down the job into a numbered list of tasks. Crossing off the items as you complete them will give you a feeling of achievement.
Academic writing is a significant challenge for predominantly visual thinkers. Here are some ways to help them to convert an explosion of connected ideas into a linear format.
Use your Zoom workshops to create space for dialogue, for sharing experiences, and for building relationships with others facing the same challenges.
if you or one of your students or colleagues has faced rejection, help them harness their intrinsic motivation to bounce back.
Writing training for PhD students is best when it is differentiated for each year group.
If we let our conscious critical mind judge us, it can stop us getting started with the composing process.
If you find it hard to start writing, don't worry. Just start by scribbling down your ideas to get into the flow. You can rewrite and edit your work later to ensure it is accurate.