I returned to the UK after trips to Japan and Germany for the Christmas break. My resolution for 2019 was to submit my thesis in December. This didn’t materialise, but I’ve reached a stage where almost all the draft chapters are done. For the next few months, I’ll be editing the first draft of my […]Read more "Weeks 155 and 156: Wrap up of the third year of my PhD"
Over the last two weeks I have stayed in Japan, Amsterdam and Hamburg. It’s a profound relief to have travelled safely throughout, to have had a fun time with my whole family as well as Luca’s, and now to be back home. Japan I stayed for four days in Tokyo and three days in […]Read more "Christmas break in Japan and Hamburg"
In my book review of The Empath’s Survival Guide, I very briefly described my empath family, who were medical workers and also empaths. This may not be unique for health professionals, because the ability to empathise could be inherent in them even though some professionals would deliberately stay detached in medical practice. Ultimately, we all […]Read more "A spiritual connection #2"
I am writing this post at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, waiting to board my flight to Tokyo. I’m heading off for a week’s holiday in Japan. On Wednesday, I taught my last lesson for the term, and, on Tuesday, I completed my draft of Chapter 6 and sent it to my supervisors. It’s a great relief to […]Read more "Weeks 153 and 154: Chapter six is done"
Progress has been slow over the past two weeks, and I need to get motivated to write better discussions for Chapter 6. Why I am so slow in writing… I always need some time and space to complete my mind map before I start writing. I am envious of people who can write/speak while thinking […]Read more "Weeks 151 and 152: Intensive writing"