Category Archives: work-life balance

Trying to get an academic job can be really horrible. I just want to offer sympathy.

I got an email a few days ago telling me that my MathJobs account will be deleted in a month, after nearly two years of inactivity. The 4 years I spent on the job market have given me a Pavlovian … Continue reading

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Highway to health

I had a rude awakening a few weeks ago when I realized I was driving with almost no brakes. I commute to work (45 minutes each way), so driving is a big part of my day. I knew something was … Continue reading

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Family business

In general, when I see blog posts or articles talking about work-life balance, the main theme is how to balance work and babies. I am not dismissing this as a real and important issue, but for childless workaholics like myself, … Continue reading

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