Join our workshop series on mental health for doctoral candidates and learn how to not only survive but thrive as a PhD student. The workshops offer an opportunity to connect with each other and learn proven tools and techniques to take care of your mental health by organizing your work, managing stress, strengthening your resilience, and cultivating a powerful mindset that enable you to thrive and succeed.
Please indicate in the registration form under the heading "comments" whether you are interested in participating in all four workshop sessions or in individual sessions only. If the latter is the case, please also mark under "comments" which of the four sessions you would like to attend.
The power of breaks (25.05.2023)
Learn why taking enough breaks is crucial for being focused and productive and which role micro-breaks can play in this, become familiar with different strategies for balancing work and break times, and reflect on how to make the most of your breaks.
From stress response to relaxation (22.06.2023)
Learn more about your stress response and identify personal stressors, become familiar with and try out different techniques to manage your stress response and enter a state of relaxation (such as breathing, embodiment, and more)
No Mud, No Lotus – Dealing with setbacks (27.07.2023)
Learn about how to bounce back from crisis or challenge and get to know techniques such as cognitive reframing and others to deal with setbacks and grow from challenging situations or “moments of failure”.
Cultivating a powerful mindset (24.08.2023)
Learn about the role of beliefs for success and reflect upon your personal inner voices to cultivate a powerful mindset that serves (rather than limits) you.
Target groups: All doctoral candidates including scholarship students