The next time your experiment fails, your paper is rejected or your advisor tells you that your work is disappointing, again, here's your mantra:
"At least I was here to have the opportunity to _______ . I could have been doing a lot worse things."
I am a Ph.D. student struggling with the choice to finish my degree or move on. I hope that by posting about my journey and struggles I can create a forum for discussion for all of us out there making this decision.