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No more binge eating! – thoughts on restricted diets

This article, Restrictive Dieting May Shorten Your Life, So That’s Bad News for Keto Dieters,¬†talks about how restricted diets and how it’s not good for your health, including keto diet and other high-fat, low-carb diets like paleo, atkins, Dukan and Whole30. So I wonder what they would say about vegetarians and vegans who choose to […]

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academic PhD Life

#dissertationthoughtfortheday

#Dissertationthoughtfortheday – writing a page a day seems slow, but after 7 months, you end up with over 200 pages!

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academic PhD Life

ideas to jump start one’s studies

For a rainy day, this is a note to myself, and in case others might need fresh ideas to jump start one’s studies… I have listed things that help me to build momentum in my academic work. This list also works for sermon preparations.¬† Please share your study habits that work well for you! This […]

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academic PhD Life

How to get out of a prospectus-dissertation-writing funk

I got some great advice about how to get out of a Prospectus-Dissertation-writing-funk/rut. – Do something everyday that pertains to the Dissertation, optimally at the same block of time. – Tackle easiest task first to get back into things. – If not able to write, then read something pertaining to dissertation to stay connected to […]

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academic PhD Life

PhD – I think I can do this!

Written when I was – Currently working on revising Prospectus. Framing things in terms of things I already accomplished is helpful, When I was preparing to take a 6 hr comprehensive exam, I approached it like preparing to teach two 3 hr classes! So, writing and revising a prospectus is like working on the Comprehensive […]