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A podcast about self-care and personal growth in grad school with clinical psychology doctoral students Rebecca Miller, M.A. and Christian Mallett, M.S.

A podcast about self-care and personal growth in grad school with clinical psychology doctoral students Rebecca Miller, M.A. and Christian Mallett, M.S.
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United States

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A podcast about self-care and personal growth in grad school with clinical psychology doctoral students Rebecca Miller, M.A. and Christian Mallett, M.S.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 12 Casual Summer Talk about Finances and Paying Student Loans

7/19/2019
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Becky and Christian casually talk on a summer evening about current finances, future careers, and paying off student loans. Episode includes an update of what we've been up to. We will discuss budgeting in a future episode. Instagram: https://instagram.com/growingthroughgradschool Email: growingthroughgradschool@gmail.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjVU8Kt1fZ4cmr2FzIOGUeg?view_as=subscriber Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/growingthroughgradschool Twitter:...

Duration:00:33:21

Ep. 11 End of 4th Year Reflections

6/2/2019
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Rebecca and Christian take some time to reflect on take aways from the 4th year in their clinical psychology Ph.D. program and discuss their summer plans. Instagram: https://instagram.com/growingthroughgradschool Email: growingthroughgradschool@gmail.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjVU8Kt1fZ4cmr2FzIOGUeg?view_as=subscriber Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/growingthroughgradschool Twitter: https://twitter.com/growinggradspod Music by:...

Duration:00:40:26

Ep. 10 Gender in Psychological Practice and Sexism in Academia

3/13/2019
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Becky and Christian discuss gender related topics in psychology and academia. Christian discusses APA's Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Men and Boys. Becky discusses APA's Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Girls and Women and APA's Guidelines for Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People. Becky also shares some compilations of reports of sexism in academic settings. Becky and Christian discuss thier highs and lows and end the episode with a mantra on...

Duration:00:55:00

Re-igniting Passion for our Work | Guided Meditation

3/12/2019
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Becky leads us in a guided meditation on re-igniting passion for our work.

Duration:00:12:16

Intro to Guided Meditation and Meditation Benefits | Mini-Lesson

3/11/2019
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Becky discusses the benefits of guided meditation. Instagram: https://instagram.com/growingthroughgradschool Email: growingthroughgradschool@gmail.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjVU8Kt1fZ4cmr2FzIOGUeg?view_as=subscriber Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/growingthroughgradschool Twitter: https://twitter.com/growinggradspod Music by: https://instagram.com/chrismallettmusic Artwork by: https://instagram.com/beckywiththegoodplants

Duration:00:14:35

Ep. 9 Complimentary and Alternative Medicine | GTGS 1/31/2019

3/10/2019
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Becky talks with us about complimentary and alternative medicine. Becky and Christian share their highs and lows and set their intentions. We meditate on the mantra "I will never be perfect, and that is okay." In line with the mantra, poet Neerali Patel gave us permission to share with you all her poem "Obsession with Perfection." Neerali's poetry can be found on instagram at https://instagram.com/neerali__ Instagram: https://instagram.com/growingthroughgradschool Email:...

Duration:00:58:47

Addressing Underlying Fears of Failure | Mini-Episode

3/9/2019
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Rebecca takes us through an insightful and honest processing of addressing underlying fears of failure.

Duration:00:09:43

Important Lessons on Stopping | Mini-Lesson

3/8/2019
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Inspired by David Kuntz's book "Stopping: How to Be Still When You Have to Keep Going," Becky talks with us about how taking a break can enable us to come back to the work stronger. She discusses how often we should stop and how to take an effective "stop-over.'

Duration:00:10:45

Addressing Underlying Fears of Failure | Mini-Episode

3/8/2019
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Rebecca takes us through an insightful and honest processing of addressing underlying fears of failure.

Duration:00:09:43

Ep. 8 How To Meditate | GTGS 1/23/2019

2/20/2019
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In our first full episode of 2019, we discuss meditation and centering prayer. Becky shares the history of meditation, outlines types of meditation, and leads us in initial steps to meditating. Christian discusses M. Basil Pennington's book An Invitation to Centering Prayer. We share our high's and lows from the holiday break and as the semester begins. (Recorded January 23, 2019).

Duration:01:19:13

Cherishing Time Alone | Guided Meditation

1/26/2019
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Becky guides us through a meditation on cherishing time alone.

Duration:00:10:35

Ep. 7 Being Recognized for our Skills as 4th Year Ph.D. Students | GTGS 12/6/2018

12/14/2018
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We have a lot of fun in this episode with many giggles. We share our end-of-semester reflections, including feeling recognized for our development as 4th year Ph.D. students. Christian tells the story about shooting his shot with his number 1. Becky shares about a wonderful friend date she had. Eighty five percent of people responded to our recent instagram poll stating they have cried in front of an advisor. This was a great episode. Let us know what you think on our socials! Recorded...

Duration:01:36:43

Ep. 6 Our Lives are Happening Now | GTGS 11/15/2018

12/14/2018
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In episode 6, we touch on a range of topics as always. We share our fun experience attending the Esme Patterson concert with George Adamson. We each go on to tell ways we care for ourselves while under the demands of graduate school. Becky discusses Chris Peterson Brus' 2006 article: "Seeking balance in graduate school: A realistic expectation or a dangerous dilemma?" We talk about the power and challenges associated with deciding how to get all our work done. We also express our beliefs...

Duration:00:59:29

Intro to the Body-Scan Meditation: Practicing a Kabat-Zinn Exercise | Mini-Lesson

11/24/2018
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Rebecca leads us through a body scan as presented in Jon Kabat-Zinn's book Full Catastrophe Living.

Duration:00:10:10

Rethinking Emotions | Mini-Lesson!

11/24/2018
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Rebecca extends our discussion of emotions in this mini-lesson.

Duration:00:11:18

Intro to the Body-Scan Mediation: Practicing a Kabat-Zinn Exercise | Mini-Lesson

11/24/2018
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Rebecca leads us through a body scan as presented in Jon Kabat-Zinn's book Full Catastrophe Living.

Duration:00:10:10

Centering a Chaotic Mind | Guided Meditation Exercise

11/24/2018
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Rebecca leads a guided meditation in centering a chaotic mind

Duration:00:07:53

Ep. 5 Giveaway Extension, Community, Self-Care Guides, Emotion Differentiation Under Stress | GTGS 11/1/2018

11/3/2018
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In the fifth episode of GTGS, Becky shares helpful self-care guides that can assist in assessing our state of being and identifying our go-to self care practices. Christian speaks on his experiences fostering community. Becky also presents an article on emotion differentiation while under stress. (episode recorded 11/1/2018) Self care web game: https://youfeellikeshit.com/ Email us if you'd like us to send you the self-care guide we discussed!...

Duration:01:04:14

Ep. 4 Values, Suicide, Grief & Loss, Permission to Take a Break, Mental Health Stigma, Going to Therapy, Male Insecurity | GTGS 10/18/2018

10/20/2018
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In our 4th episode of GTGS, we discuss values, share our highs and lows of the week, shoutout our devoted follower Lauren, announce our giveaway, and share our intentions for the upcoming week. During our highs and lows we discuss suicide, dealing with grief and loss as graduate sudents, and feeling the stigma of having mental health concerns and seeking mental health treatment as graduate students. We also discuss how beliefs of incompetence can warp our perception of reality. Christian...

Duration:00:59:31

Ep. 3 Morning Routine, Research Conference, Open Mic, Research Advisor Relationship, Feeling Sick, Sleep Article, Giveaway, Deep Breathing | 10/3/2018

10/20/2018
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In our third episode of GTGS, we share our highs and lows of the week, discuss our intentions for the upcoming week, review a research article related to sleep, announce a giveaway, and lead a deep breathing exercise. During our highs and lows, Rebecca shared her recent experience presenting at a Black Mental Health Conference. Christian shared his experiencence performing at a recent open mic. Christian reviewed Jarrin and colleagues' 2016 article on parasympathetic activity during sleep in...

Duration:00:58:40