I'm reading a lot about mental models of software and data at the minute. I'm a little worried that the changing shape of technology means that an article from the early or 90s might not accurately reflect today's technology users. Thoughts / migitation strategies? #phdchat
Have you been avoiding that project for weeks because you're afraid of it?
Because in your heart you're really worried your idea doesn't work and you're a failure?
Open that workbook. Look back at that manuscript. Just jump in and look at it for a while. I GUARANTEE you you'll find something interesting you didn't see before.
You are not a fraud. Science has never gone the way I expected.
Believe in yourself. You're brilliant and people will like your work.
I passed my PhD viva yesterday, subject to minor corrections! Just call me Dr. Guy. [...]
Fun fact: I haven't written my thesis acknowledgements yet because every time I try to think about all of the amazing people who have supported me over all this time I cry.
Okay after like a week of hermitting in my room, not changing my clothes (pyjamas), minimal interactions with other people in the house, oversleeping, and forgetting to eat... I finally left the house and today I'm working from coffee shops and maybe the library in Joondalup. I realised after I got on the bus though that I should probably have showered before I left the house oh well at least people will leave me alone.