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Self Care Is Not Selfish Enamel Pin Badge

£8.00

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‘Self Care Is Not Selfish’ soft enamel lapel pin.
Pin badge measures approximately 34mm in width, and has 2 deluxe backings to ensure that it stays wherever you choose to pin it.

**This product is part of a collaboration with PhD Balance. £1 from the sale of every pin will go straight to supporting the work of PhD Balance. PhD Balance (https://www.phdbalance.com/ is a mental health advocacy resource for graduate students and PhD researchers to communicate about any and all mental health issues that they may face.**

PhD Balance founder Susanna Harris explains her passion for this project: “When the Nature Biotech article showed nearly 40% of graduate students struggle with anxiety or depression, I felt a sense of belonging. A year before, I was in a deep depression, and this paper made me feel less alone. But I couldn’t name 5, let alone 50, students in my cohort that might be struggling. There was a disparity between the public faces in our universities and the underlying stories.

PhD Balance aims to increase visibility of those who have struggled with mental health issues, from students to postdocs, future PhDs to those who have long-since graduated. Many of us deal with these problems, and we must support our community by breaking the stigma around mental illness. Academia would be a stronger, kinder place if we could talk about these things openly and get the help we need”.

For more information on PhD Balance:
www.phdbalance.com
twitter.com/phd_balance
www.instagram.com/phd_balance/
#phdbalance

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Delivery Information

I post out orders once a week on a Wednesday, this is because I run Little Science Co alongside my full-time job as an academic researcher. This little passion project has grown more than I ever thought possible (thanks to you lovely people!), and I need to put some boundaries in place to ensure that I don’t burn out. If you really need your order to be posted out more quickly, please send me an email (heidi@littlescienceco.com) and I will do my best to help you.

I use Royal Mail to buy postage online, and then I pop all orders in my local post-box to make sure I am minimising social contact as far as possible. Currently, Royal Mail remains open for business as usual, though they are understandably experiencing some delays due to the ongoing pandemic. International orders are also experiencing delays due to Brexit (not my choice… #ScientistsForEU).

At the checkout you will be asked to select either ‘standard’ delivery which is not a tracked service, or ‘upgraded’ delivery which is a tracked service. If you would like to be able to see where in the world your order is between its journey from me to you, please select the upgraded option. Please bear with me through this very strange period – I really appreciate your support and will do my best to make sure that your order reaches you in good time.


 

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