35 episodes

Welcome to Morning Joy where I bring on guests to discuss education, mental health, and the music we use to cope with this crazy world.
I am a graduate student, a writer, a creator and my other work can be found at Withoutaspace.com

I hope you enjoy the show.
Please send all questions, suggestions, and feedback to morningjoypodcast@gmail.com

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    • Society & Culture

Welcome to Morning Joy where I bring on guests to discuss education, mental health, and the music we use to cope with this crazy world.
I am a graduate student, a writer, a creator and my other work can be found at Withoutaspace.com

I hope you enjoy the show.
Please send all questions, suggestions, and feedback to morningjoypodcast@gmail.com

    MANIFESTING YOUR PURPOSE

    MANIFESTING YOUR PURPOSE

    On this episode, I chat with a friend and fellow graduate student Saria Hawkins-Banda.
    We chat about the beauty of being honest with yourself and knowing how to determine what you really need.
    We talk graduate school while being married and how she manages to raise a beautiful Black daughter while working full time.

    *this episode was recorded a few months ago, before her business launch
    *i don't own the rights to this music

    • 44 min
    S3:E5 Feeding Your Goals

    S3:E5 Feeding Your Goals

    Aaron Neal, doctoral student, joins me this week!
    We chat about what its like to move with your advisor to a new Ph.D. program. We joke about him and his love for Androids and my love for iPhones.
    We even get into imposter syndrome and ego trips.


    *i don't own the rights to this music*

    • 55 min
    S3:E4 What are you passionate about?

    S3:E4 What are you passionate about?

    On this episode, I finally chat with my old college roommate who is now killing the game in the entrepreneur world.
    We talk about passions and what it looks like to go after them in a world where you still have bills to pay!
    How can you bring creativity AND chemistry together?
    You can find her here:
    https://www.coacowells.com/

    We even talk Clark Sister, because: why not!

    *i do not own rights to intro song*

    • 45 min
    S3: E3 Where You Find Yourself

    S3: E3 Where You Find Yourself

    On this week's episode, I chatted with Dr. Kaye Cole. In honor of Minority Mental Health Month, we chatted mental health, athletics, and all things life and how to not lose yourself in the work.

    I am ready to hear your feedback

    • 46 min
    S3: E2 Do The Work

    S3: E2 Do The Work

    This week we talk with Dr. Sharde Davis. When we recorded this episode, we had not found the twitter hashtag #BlackintheIvory. It is crazy how things work.
    Anyway, we talk about her journey to tenure track professor as a Black woman. We chat life and being a magical Black girl. We laugh and she gives me life lessons all throughout.

    You can find her on twitter here:
    https://twitter.com/DrShardeDavis

    • 57 min
    S3:1 Goal Minded

    S3:1 Goal Minded

    This week I chat with a good friend Richard Amagwula.
    We talk about being a "baby" lawyer and how to reach your goals.
    We chat how to juggle staying healthy with work and advocacy.

    You can find him on social media at: https://www.instagram.com/mister_ricardo/

    • 42 min

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