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Feeling alone, frustrated, confused? Thinking of throwing in the towel? Founded on the belief that you can realize your dream of becoming a doctor with your sanity, health, and relationships intact, the Happy Doc Student Podcast delivers weekly inspiration through academic wisdom and esoteric insight. It's no secret the doctoral journey is a difficult one, but you're not alone; join us and put more JOY in your journey!

Feeling alone, frustrated, confused? Thinking of throwing in the towel? Founded on the belief that you can realize your dream of becoming a doctor with your sanity, health, and relationships intact, the Happy Doc Student Podcast delivers weekly inspiration through academic wisdom and esoteric insight. It's no secret the doctoral journey is a difficult one, but you're not alone; join us and put more JOY in your journey!

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Feeling alone, frustrated, confused? Thinking of throwing in the towel? Founded on the belief that you can realize your dream of becoming a doctor with your sanity, health, and relationships intact, the Happy Doc Student Podcast delivers weekly inspiration through academic wisdom and esoteric insight. It's no secret the doctoral journey is a difficult one, but you're not alone; join us and put more JOY in your journey!

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English

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Episodes

#77 Why (and How) to Pursue a Doctoral Degree with Dr. Jennifer Ducko

6/22/2022
Dr. Jennifer Ducko has been sharing her passion for nursing for nearly 40 years. She is a graduate of the Florence Nightingale school of nursing in London, England, and received her Masters of Science in Nursing Administration from Walden University and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Aspen University. In this episode, we discuss her journey and the transformational nature of the doctoral degree. Highlights: 1. Even if you are great at what you do, formal education can significantly...

Duration:00:26:41

#76 Talking Diversity, Inclusion, and Creating Safe Spaces + Some Chicano Grad School Horror Stories with Dr. William "Memo" Nericcio

6/8/2022
Watch this episode as a YouTube here: https://youtu.be/vNJNarjYq7I In this episode Dr. William “Memo” Nericcio shares his story as a Chicano attending a PhD program non the East Coast and shares tips on how to be a survivor (and how to help others survive). Highlights: 1. Support from peers is imperative – what happens outside your courses may be just as important to your completion as what happens in your courses. 2. You have an identity outside graduate school – BUT solidarity with...

Duration:00:36:26

#75 Find Freedom through EFT with Ann Hince

5/25/2022
YouTube of this episode: https://youtu.be/jqBFydfvYFY Ann Hince shares how EFT/Tapping can help you find freedom from any emotion that is holding you back – whether that is stress, fear, frustration, or anxiety. Highlights: 1. Have you ever considered that your past may be holding you back? 2. Situations that naturally occur during doctoral programs often trigger historic emotional experiences. 3. EFT stands for Emotional Freedom Technique (also called “tapping”) and was created by Gary...

Duration:00:23:24

#74 Gifts not Goals: A New Way to Think about Change with Jill Thiry, MBA

5/11/2022
What is more important in your life than your health and wellness? Jill Thiry obtained her MBA from the University of San Francisco and spent decades in high-tech publishing. 9/11 and a transformative week-long stay at Rancho La Puerta in 2002 changed everything. Her work has evolved into an 8-step process that allows you to create easily identified tasks in a way that ensures desired change. Club Change is a place where participants support each another in making the necessary choices to...

Duration:00:31:12

#73 Dissertation Wisdom with Dr. Michelle Whitman

4/27/2022
Learn tips, tricks, and techniques for transitioning from coursework to capstone project. Dr. Michelle Whitman holds an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education and her research interests include servant leadership and teacher efficacy. Not sure of a topic area? Listen to https://www.buzzsprout.com/1547113/9065397 Highlights: 1. Read, read, read in your topic area because it takes time to become an expert (and you MUST be an expert at your oral defense) -...

Duration:00:27:58

#72 It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint with Dr. Vanessa Corcoran

4/13/2022
Vanessa Corcoran earned her Ph.D. in medieval history from The Catholic University of America and is currently an advising dean at Georgetown University. In this episode we discuss her new book: It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint: My Road to the Marathon and Ph.D. Topics include: 1. Understanding the intricacies of a doctoral program 2. Recognizing when the voice of doubt is more than imposter syndrome 3. The importance of prioritizing mental health 4. Building a network that will support...

Duration:00:32:37

#71 Boundaries with Dr. Alison Miller

3/30/2022
In this episode, I chat with Dr. Alison Miller about the importance of boundaries, productivity, and working in a way that really works for you. Alison received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Illinois Chicago. She is an entrepreneur who has built three successful businesses, including the Dissertation Coach in 2000. The Dissertation Coach has helped thousands of graduate students finish their doctoral dissertations and master's theses. The Academic Writers’ Space...

Duration:00:33:12

#70 Tips for Succeeding in a DNP Program with William Hall, MSN

3/16/2022
On this episode, I welcome William Hall, a nursing educator and doctoral candidate pursuing a DNP at Aspen University. A DNP is an applied terminal degree in nursing (versus a PhD in nursing). “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” John Maxwell Tips: 1. Decide what is important to you: Cost, accreditation, success rates, support. 2. Request information and confirm the program you are considering is a logical step on your career path. 3. This is a huge decision: Dive deep and speak...

Duration:00:20:08

#69 Career Diversity & The Doctorate with Dr. Leonard Cassuto

3/9/2022
In this episode, I continue the conversation with Dr. Leonard Cassuto, professor of English at Fordham University. Be sure to listen to episode #53: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1547113/9484429 Highlights: 1. Tenure-track jobs are diminishing, so if we teach doctoral students to want those jobs above all other jobs, we are teaching them to be unhappy. 2. As a doctoral student you MUST be the CEO of your education (and where it lands you). 3. Think about what REALLY interests you (ask:...

Duration:00:40:56

#68 Perfectionism & Imposter Syndrome with Dr. Max Lempriere

3/2/2022
In this episode, Dr. Max Lempriere discusses the Imposter Syndrome, perfectionism, and the need for community. Max has a PhD in political science from the University of Birmingham. As the owner of the PhD people, he has created an online community platform that offers guidance, mentorship, support and training to students from all around the world. Highlights: 1. Imposter syndrome is real. Very, very real (oh, and not just among doc students!) 2. Do not suffer in silence – find a...

Duration:00:44:46

#67 The Happy Doc Student Handbook

2/23/2022
Watch this on YouTube: https://youtu.be/FiIgUi-FU-g Get the book here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578333732

Duration:00:05:02

#66 Are You HyperCompetent? with Debra Woog, MBA

2/16/2022
Are you HyperCompetent? Take the assessment here: https://connecttwo.outgrow.us/HC Are you too good at getting things done for your own good? Working harder does not mean working smarter! Do you feel like working so much is getting in your way of experiencing joy? Highlights 1. You can never get everything done - staying in a hypercompetent mode will result in you getting less and less done (you know it is true!) 2. Possible driving factors: 3. Balance is elusive – it’s ok to be ok...

Duration:00:35:46

#65 A.C.E. Parenting (& Life!) with Dr. Megan Just-Mancini

2/9/2022
Dr. Megan Just-Mancini shares how we can A.C.E. not just parenting, but navigating the current state of the world. “All behavior is an expression of a need.” Megan is a Registered Psychologist who supports individuals and families affected by mental health-related challenges. She has experience working with diverse groups in the United States and Canada in educational, in-patient, out-patient, and private care settings. Breath Exercise - Find the Gap Focus on the space, the gap, between...

Duration:00:35:00

#64 Conflict Resolution with Dr. Jerry Fu

2/2/2022
Watch this episode on Youtube: https://youtu.be/3hiqJfL9TwM In this episode Dr. Jerry Fu shares a 5-step framework for dealing with difficult conversations. Highlights: Five Steps: 1. Envision the outcomes you want 2. Find 10-seconds of courage to start the ball rolling and initiate the conversation 3. Script your critical moves – get your thoughts out of your head and onto paper 4. Role-play 5. Go for it! (and bonus tip: don’t interrupt) Connect with...

Duration:00:24:46

#63 Be the Change with Dr. Angie Holzer

1/26/2022
Dr. Angie Holzer received her EdD in Leadership and Learning with a specialization in Organizational Leadership from Aspen University. Her paper “Fighting Human Trafficking by Better Understanding Nonprofit Collaboration” showcases some of this research and was published in the August 2021 issue of the Aspen Journal of Scholarly Research. In today’s episode, Angie shares her doctoral journey and how it equipped her with the skills she needed to develop WikiCharities as a way to help improve...

Duration:00:23:35

#62 Decision-Making with Madelaine Weiss, LISW, MBA, ECC

1/19/2022
Watch this podcast on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/V4RQgGXDwcA Madelaine Weiss is a Harvard-trained licensed psychotherapist and board-certified in executive, career, and life coaching. A Mindset Expert, while she was writing her book: “Getting to G.R.E.A.T.: A 5-Step Strategy for Work and Life based on science and stories” she became fascinated in decision-making and how our decisions shape our lives. Highlights: 1. Words are powerful! How does your experience change when you say: “I...

Duration:00:33:57

#61 Higher Heights and Deeper Depths with Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey

1/12/2022
In this episode, Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey shares how a devastating life event, combined with a solid education, great mentorship, and a healthy dose of networking formed a non-traditional and incredibly rewarding career. Chanda received her BA in Psychology from SDSU, her MPH from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and completed a Doctorate of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has over 26 years of experience in public health program management....

Duration:00:22:38

#60 Know Thyself with Dr. Rosa I. Arriaga

1/5/2022
Rosa I. Arriaga received her PhD in psychology from Harvard University. She currently serves as the Associate Chair of Graduate Studies in the school of interactive computing at the Georgia Institute of technology. “Those who can teach and those who care become administrators.” “Be true to yourself and nothing in excess” Referenced in this episode: https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/2470654.2466233Highlights Other resources available at: http://Expandyourhappy.com Happy Doc Student Swag:...

Duration:00:30:34

#59 How to Build a GREAT Network with Dr. Jodie Hemerda

12/22/2021
Support is a critical factor for degree completion but a good network can do so much more than just get you to the finish line. In this episode we talk about the power of advocating for yourself, communicating with your network, and the power of conferences. Tips: 1. Take stock of your tribe – who can you rely on for what? Communication is key here. 2. Be tactical. 3. Be ok with change. 4. Be aware of the need of boundaries – establish them – this goes both ways, don’t burn out the...

Duration:00:36:57

#58 To Be or Not To Be with Dr. William Nericcio

12/15/2021
Scholarly Writing is a skill that requires practice – this podcast gives you tips and techniques to hone this critically important skill. “The magic of writing is the magic of discovery.” “Writing is intercourse…there's other people involved and there's an intimacy and, a need for connection...” “Writing is communication without you being in the room…it all has to be there on the page.” “Good writing is like good bricklaying. It's a craft. You’ve got to do it for it to be good. And if...

Duration:00:34:13