Tectonics and Structural Geology

Maria Scheel

Maria Scheel is a third year PhD student at Aarhus University, Denmark, working with Arctic permafrost microorganisms, as such part of the EGU CR division. With her newly founded page Mindful Scientist she shares ideas, practices and perspectives on how mindfulness helps both scientists and science.

Mind your Head: Five tips on mindful productivity at work

Photo from the page of a book, with an out of focus green background. The text on the page reads: 'Productivity, making the hours in the day go further. The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing - Steven Covey'.

This Mind your Head blog post is a follow-up from Maria Scheel’s talk during the latest short course around mental health at #vEGU21. Before guiding a wonderful mindfulness pop-up event, Maria talked about how she struggled with unrealistic expectations, feeling insufficient and alone as a PhD student during the last lockdown. She turned this around by radically redefining her motivation, goals an ...[Read More]