Ires Ghelien is a health care psychologist from Holland who draws on her own experience as a PhD researcher to help others navigate the PhD journey.  In this episode we dive into her story of burnout and what she discovered through recovery about doing the PhD her own way!

Ires talks about the importance of mindset and of approaching things as an experiment.

She also shares some thoughts about how to communicate effectively with your supervisor.

Ires emphasizes the importance of looking after yourself and encourages you to see yourself as a pro-athlete!

You can find out more about Ires here: www.hulpbijwetenschappelijkonderzoek.nl

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