JUMPSTART DISSERTATION PROGRESS:
1. LIVE THE LIFE YOU LOVE WHILE DOING A DISSERTATION
2. MAKE THESIS-WRITING A COMFORTABLE HABIT
3. MAKE A TRULY REALISTIC DAILY SCHEDULE
Are you having trouble getting started, or, has work on your dissertation stalled? Do you feel you should be making faster or steadier progress, but have too little time to devote? Does the dissertation get bumped while you handle more pressing projects? Do you feel like you want to toss in the towel; stop working; just bow out of graduate school? If you’re experiencing any of these mental roadblocks, you need to rethink the dissertation so it fits better into your life.
This article suggests three steps to take to make time for dissertation work in addition to all your other projects without increasing stress.