By Jenny Beth Johnson. Posted February 28, 2014.
The biggest challenge for me in graduate school has been finding a focus and maintaining motivation on my chosen research topic. After spending hours, days, months, and years researching a single topic, burnout can easily occur. The following five points have helped me immensely over the past five years.
Remember that research projects, theses, and dissertations are written one word, one sentence, and one paragraph at a time. It is possible to walk away with your sanity!