Acknowledging the difficulty of being a graduate student or postdoc, this ASCB article provides tips for self-care. Notably, the author recognizes that stressors can arise even when everything is going well, so self-care should be considered an ongoing priority. Five general tips include:
- Find something that you enjoy and try to incorporate it into your daily routine.
- Choose the right people to socialize with.
- Take a break when you need it.
- Take time to decompress each day.
- Love yourself.
The author provides further explanation and specific examples of each. Read more here.