Today I had a long conversation with a friend of a friend of mine, who lives in Bali in Indonesia. She is known locally as a holistic healer. I was so intrigued by her story. In the end, I gained very useful insights into maintaining positivity and neutrality. It’s been six months since I started […]Read more "Cross the fences that restrict you"
This year has brought a lot of tough, new challenges, one after another. I am very grateful that my family and I have been able to stay in good health and have normal lives apart from staying home. Despite all the difficult circumstances during the ongoing outbreak this year, I was able to accomplish my […]Read more "Wrap up of the final year of my PhD"
The reality in academia (for someone at the early stage of their career) is that there is so much more to do than I imagined… The past month has been devoted to teaching, research, meetings, training, seminars, reviewing manuscripts, marking mid-semester assignments and writing feedback. I am not one of the busiest academics, but this […]Read more "Start of my academic career"
It’s been three months since I defended my PhD thesis, and a lot has happened since then. My thesis corrections were approved, and I submitted the final version and concluded my PhD. My contribution to a book I’ve taken an exciting step in research. I was invited to contribute to an academic book as […]Read more "The first book chapter"