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Being Well in Academia: Ways to Feel Stronger, Safer and More Connected

Being Well in Academia: Ways to Feel Stronger, Safer and More Connected

Boynton, Petra

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Published Milton: Taylor & Francis Group, 2020
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Statement of responsibility: Petra Boynton
ISBN: 0429588860, 9780367186692, 9780429588860
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (279 pages)
Series: Insider Guides to Success in Academia Ser.
Series Title: Insider Guides to Success in Academia Ser.
Local note: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan: ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.


  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Series Page
  4. Title Page
  5. Copyright Page
  6. Dedication
  7. Table of Contents
  8. Acknowledgements
  9. 1. Getting started, being well
  10. A note about content
  11. Getting the best from Being Well in Academia
  12. Disclaimer
  13. What's the problem, academia?
  14. Avoiding the negativity trap
  15. The strengths and limitations of self-help
  16. Why did I write this book?
  17. Make a #safetyplan
  18. References
  19. 2. Creating your support network
  20. Six ways to centre yourself
  21. Friends
  22. Family
  23. Relationships
  24. Pets
  25. Colleagues/peers
  26. Social media
  27. Other places that can help you within academia
  28. Professional societies and organisations
  29. Academic social networking sites (ASNS)
  30. Charities
  31. Underepresented minorites #URM
  32. Legal advice
  33. Support groups
  34. Your doctor
  35. Therapy
  36. Life coach
  37. Other support people have found useful
  38. References
  39. 3. Giving and receiving care
  40. How do I know I need help?
  41. Ways to raise issues
  42. Preparing to seek help
  43. Help! I can't accept help
  44. Making use of 'Unrecovery'
  45. Keep trying!
  46. How to help a friend
  47. Be an active bystander
  48. Learn your ABCs
  49. Start somewhere with something
  50. References
  51. 4. What help do you need?
  52. Reasonable adjustments and accommodations
  53. Understanding how things work
  54. Finance
  55. Health, safety, rights and wellbeing
  56. Time out/off
  57. Training and support
  58. Academic alarm bells
  59. Your responsibilities
  60. How to help yourself
  61. 5. Threats to your wellbeing
  62. References
  63. 6. Warning signs and symptoms
  64. Ways you may deal with distress
  65. Those feelings in context
  66. What else can you try?
  67. Venting and righteous anger
  68. References
  69. 7. Looking after yourself
  70. Meet the CLANGERS
  71. Just do it!
  72. Everyday rituals
  73. Set your own schedule
  74. Creating and maintaining boundaries
  75. Nourish yourself
  76. Be inspired
  77. Make time to relax.
  78. Reconnect with nature
  79. Treat time
  80. Praise yourself
  81. Reflect and remember
  82. References
  83. 8. Letting go, moving forward
  84. Leaving academia
  85. Make a skills inventory
  86. Index.