131 episodes

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!

Happy Doc Student Podcast Heather Frederick, PhD

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 75 Ratings

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!

    From Overwhelm to Ownership with Dr. Tarryn Hoff

    From Overwhelm to Ownership with Dr. Tarryn Hoff

    In episode #130 I hang out with Dr. Tarryn Hoff. Tarryn holds a PhD in Performance Psychology and is an adjunct doctoral Chair at UAGC & Grand Canyon University as well as running two personal training brands: GoTarryn & Peachtree City Personal Training.HighlightsSelf-Determination Theory (SDT) can help you make sense of your worldWe have three basic human needs - all of which are challenged during the doctoral journey Autonomy - having independence Competence - master...

    • 27 min
    Break Old Patterns with Derick Johnson

    Break Old Patterns with Derick Johnson

    In episode 129, I chat with Derick Johnson, a US Army Veteran, Life Coach and Trainer that has helped over 500 clients and 50 companies go from just surviving to thriving.Highlights: Performing at your best will likely require breaking OLD PATTERNSStart by ELIMINATING things - What can you get rid of?Food - Write down what you eat everyday for a week. Eye opening!Social Media - What/who are you following and how is this impacting your day? Music - What are you lis...

    • 26 min
    BE STRONG! A Three-Pronged Approach to STRENGTH on the Doctoral Journey with Dr. Deborah Carpenter

    BE STRONG! A Three-Pronged Approach to STRENGTH on the Doctoral Journey with Dr. Deborah Carpenter

    In episode #128, Dr. Deborah Carpenter shares a technique she created during her doctoral process that helped her eat the elephant one bite at a time. This reflective exercise would be useful to ANYONE with the desire to accomplish a goal, because when you have a strong mind, strong body, and strong heart - you can do anything!Ask yourself: What am I intentionally doing to strengthen my...1. Mind?2. Body?3. Heart?Other Highlights: Give yourself permission to invest in your self-care...

    • 47 min
    Sleep Now with Bijoy John, MD

    Sleep Now with Bijoy John, MD

    In episode #127 I chat with Dr. Bijoy John, the founder and medical director of Sleep Wellness Clinics of America and founder of Sleep Fix Academy which offers online courses, podcasts, and other resources to improve sleep quality.Are you ready to make sleep a priority?Connect with Dr. Johnhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-sleepfix/https://www.facebook.com/sleepfixacademy/Support the Show.Support this free content: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1547113/supporters/new Get The Happy Doc S...

    • 23 min
    Finding Peace in Everyday Life with Ann Swanson, M.S.

    Finding Peace in Everyday Life with Ann Swanson, M.S.

    In episode #126 Ann Swanson, author of Meditation for the Real World, chats about the fascinating science behind meditation, how it can positively impact your relationships, and walks us through some practices – one that can double as a fun party trick! Highlights🤔 Party Trick Wisdom: A fun way to learn how to trust your gut when you’ve got a tough decision. 🧠 Mindful Misconceptions: Meditation isn't about controlling thoughts but befriending the mind's natural processes, including mind ...

    • 28 min
    Gut Over DNA: Revealing the Secret to Optimum Wellness with Josh Dech

    Gut Over DNA: Revealing the Secret to Optimum Wellness with Josh Dech

    🎙️ In episode #125, we dive deep into the fascinating world of one of my ALL-TIME FAVORITE topics: gut health. Listen in as Josh Dech explains why your gut health is more important then your DNA!👉 Gut Health Basics: Your gut health affects your productivity, emotions, mental clarity, ability to learn, quality of sleep, and more.🧠 The Gut-Brain Connection: The gut influences the brain and vice versa, making it a crucial aspect of overall health and well-being.💡 Leaky Gut Explained: Leaky gut o...

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
75 Ratings

75 Ratings

GastrocRock ,

OBSESSED!

I’m obsessed with these short, actionable podcast episodes. Heather is a brilliant host who focuses in on the message to help doc students (and busy people!) manage their stressors. I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to be interviewed by Heather about meditation.

-Ann Swanson, MS, author of Meditation for the Real World

Walk 2 Wealth ,

Amazing show!

I am so glad I came across this show! I’ve taken so many actionable and practical nuggets of advice to implement. Love tuning in!

Lauren Fonvielle ,

Insightful podcast!

I always learn something new when I listen to this podcast! Heather poses insightful questions and a fresh perspective in the wellness space! I highly recommend this podcast!

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