Sajni Haria is a research fellow scientist and entrepreneurial lead in a Chemistry research group at the University of Birmingham. She recently completed her PhD, where she designed and developed luminescent materials beneficial for targeted cancer therapy and enhanced diagnosis. Taking on multiple workstreams, with the added pressures of a PhD she found herself experiencing a rollercoaster of emotions throughout her PhD journey. In this episode we particularly focus on what she learnt about managing anxiety.
We talk about the importance of taking a break and how rest can help you to keep perspective.
We talk about finding well-being tools that support you – and Sajni shares some that she found particularly useful.
Sajni shares her top tip for looking at your project “top down”.
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