As researchers, we push our brain every day. On top of that, our lifestyle is also quite prone to depression, stress and anxiety. We might suffer from impostor syndrome, agonising over an un-constructive review, worrying about our job.

I know all about this — I’ve been burned out once and struggled with depression multiple times. On top of that I have a chronic autoimmune condition with terrible symptoms, such as extreme fatigue, unless it is in balance. All in all, I can not afford not taking care of myself.

I’ve been researching stress, depression, and thyroid issues quite a lot…

Raluca Stana

Ph.D. Fellow researching Digital Leadership. I write about my research, opinions, and personal development.

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