Week 112: Promotion

Week 112: Promotion

Luca has received a job promotion to a management role in the public sector he works for! I am more than happy to know that his hard work was finally acknowledged and that it paid off. Over the past year, he has had a very tough time at work, physically and mentally, in providing a [...]

Notes on Open-mindedness

Notes on Open-mindedness

I always used to be (and still am, to an extent) nervous in social situations. I never felt like I knew what to say – what I strived to do was be willing to search ‘where you are coming from’ and ‘how it affects you’... I was trying to be as open-minded as possible, but [...]

Week 111: Habit-building

Week 111: Habit-building

I've worked on outlining my methodological framework for analysis as well as preparing transcripts. Yesterday I sent my revised sketch of it to my supervisors. One achievement in week 111 was not just completing this, but also building a habit to write my thesis every day. Since I felt bad about having had an unproductive [...]