Category Archives: Mental Health Struggles

False Starts, by Tiffany Eaton

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled. And then it got dark and scary, and I ran back and went down the other one. I never had to work too hard at my math … Continue reading

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I am a Depressed Mathematician, by Matthew Pons

I was diagnosed with depression as a graduate student.  My therapist at the time worked with many graduate students and she understood the external stressors that such programs place on individuals.  She was also well aware of the fact that … Continue reading

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Invisible struggles – when the mask stays on at work, by Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson

It has taken me a long, long time to recognize my own story as one of resilience and to recognize my own experiences as a struggle. It is still at times difficult for me to fully embrace it. One core … Continue reading

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