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Here you'll find ways to connect with other Stanford undergrads, grads, and doctoral students interested in growing through groups and partnerships. These are safe spaces for sharing and encouragement. 

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For all Stanford students

ADHD Connections

Share with other undergrads and grads who identify with ADHD (diagnosis not required). This is a facilitated group that provides a confidential space for discussing strategies and personal experiences.

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For all Stanford students

Fail Better

In the words of Samuel Beckett, we’ll learn how to “fail better” by applying research-based strategies that increase self-compassion. This group provides a safe space for workshopping skillful responses to perfectionism, comparison, confusion, self-doubt, and other difficult feelings that can arise in academic contexts.

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For all Stanford students

Focus Fridays

Cross to-dos off your list before the weekend and stay accountable during in-person productivity sessions. Students are welcome to drop by between 11:00-2:00 on Fridays for light refreshments and an optional goal-setting chat with a Learning Specialist. Low-distraction work space provided! To join a session, stop by the front desk on the third floor of the Student Services Building (no registration required).

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For all Stanford students

Gently Up the Stream (GUTS)

GUTS is a weekly 30-minute independent practice among a supportive community of peers. Journal in response to creative prompts to get grounded, plan your week, and decide what to decline. Swim against the current with us.

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For all Stanford students

Power Hour

Join a group of supportive peers who are working productively and focus on accomplishing your own academic goal. Brief shares about goals before and after the session encourage accountability and metacognition about the work process. Students will wrap up by identifying concrete next steps to further advance their projects.

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For Stanford Graduate Students

Revise & Resubmit (R&R)

Every scholar at some point is told to “revise and resubmit.” Writing a dissertation, thesis, or scholarly publication has its own unique mental and emotional challenges, but writing does not need to be a solo endeavor. Join Stanford graduate students to share writing strategies, receive support, and get words on the page.