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How Do You Maintain Balance?

Updated: Apr 29, 2021

Have you mastered "balance"?

Here are some tips to help you:

Graphic - Maintain a better balance #PhDStrongerTogether. There are 6 steps on the graphic, all text in post.
  1. Determine your priorities - What activities are most important to you?

  2. Set firm boundaries for your schedule - Blocking off time for your schoolwork, extracurriculars, and volunteer work helps keep your time in order!

  3. Set goals - And communicate them with school friends, friends, or your advisors. See last week's post about SMART goals for more help!

  4. Work smarter, not harder - If you have the flexibility, try proven work methods, like the Pomodoro method, to increase your efficiency!

  5. Make time to unplug each day - A good morning & evening routine can be key to a productive day!

  6. NEVER be afraid to rely on your personal network for support - Co-working sessions are a great way to work together and hold each other accountable!


Sign up to our Stronger Together section here to take part in this week's module on Maintaining Balance and the rest of this month's Work-Life Balance modules!


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