Episode 74: The Science of saying No, Tackling Science FOMO with Shane Hanlon

28m | Jan 22, 2024

In this episode of The Struggling Scientists Podcast, we delve into the world of Science FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) with our special guest, Shane Hanlon. As an ecologist turned science communicator, Shane brings unique insights into the challenges and excitements of a career in science. Tune in as we explore:

- The Overwhelm of Choices: Learn how the abundance of opportunities in the scientific field can lead to a paradox of choice, and how it affects decision-making for researchers and academics.

- Personal Journey and Lessons Learned: Shane shares his personal story, revealing the turning points and strategies that helped him navigate through his own Science FOMO.

- Finding Harmony Between Passion and Profession: Discover how to strike the right balance between seizing opportunities and maintaining a healthy work-life balance, a vital skill for any aspiring or established scientist.

This episode is a must-listen for anyone in the scientific community grappling with the pressures of career choices and personal fulfillment. Get ready to be inspired and gain practical advice for your own journey!

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