41 episodes

A podcast about art, creativity, and radical humanity in motion. Featuring interviews with artists, creative entrepreneurs, phds, and career pivoters, I ask: What does creative survival look and feel like at work and beyond? Follow @themillennialphd on Instagram for updates and more content.

The Millennial PhD: Creative Survival at Work & Beyond Carmela

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

A podcast about art, creativity, and radical humanity in motion. Featuring interviews with artists, creative entrepreneurs, phds, and career pivoters, I ask: What does creative survival look and feel like at work and beyond? Follow @themillennialphd on Instagram for updates and more content.

    Ep 41. On letting go + other end of year reflections

    Ep 41. On letting go + other end of year reflections

    Mela talks top 3 creative lessons from 2022. PLUS, part II of the episode includes reflection questions for your own DIY solo retreat. Check in with yourself on your personal, creative, and social values heading into 2023.

    ***Prefer your reflections written out? Accompany the episode with a special download/print out of the end-of-year creative reflection questions. Find it here. Or, at the link in bio of @themillennialphd Instagram page.



    -Interested in starting your own podcast? I host The Millennial Phd on Buzzsprout and I love it because, for me, it was the easiest and most user-friendly podcast hosting site. Follow this link to sign up, and you'll automatically get a $20 Amazon gift card included in your sign up; plus, it helps support The Millennial PhD. Happy podcasting!-
    Support the showDr. Carmela Muzio Dormani - aka your host, Mela - is a sociologist, dancer, and creative consultant.

    Learn more about Mela and get access to creative resources at themillennialphd.com.

    The Millennial PhD is all about building community. Join the conversation:
    - Connect with Mela on IG @melamuzio
    - Follow @themillennialphd for up-to-date info on the podcast & blog.
    - Email themillennialphd@gmail.com with feedback.

    • 24 min
    Ep 40. The Power of Storytelling ft. Jessica Groves Chapman, PhD.

    Ep 40. The Power of Storytelling ft. Jessica Groves Chapman, PhD.

    Jessica L. Groves-Chapman, PhD. is a storyteller and poet that uses neuroscience to demystify the stories of our lives, one line at a time. Jessica completed her PhD in neuroscience at the University of Georgia and was previously an Assistant Professor at Centre College. She’s also a former small business owner.
    During the Covid-19 pandemic she was faced with the challenge of small business operation in the health and wellness sector and was forced to close due to safety considerations for clients and staff. During the past 2 years she’s explored her career transition through writing a novel, taking a course in life coaching, and providing homeschooling content for elementary aged children. 
    -Interested in starting your own podcast? I host The Millennial Phd on Buzzsprout and I love it because, for me, it was the easiest and most user-friendly podcast hosting site. Follow this link to sign up, and you'll automatically get a $20 Amazon gift card included in your sign up; plus, it helps support The Millennial PhD. Happy podcasting!-
    Support the showDr. Carmela Muzio Dormani - aka your host, Mela - is a sociologist, dancer, and creative consultant.

    Learn more about Mela and get access to creative resources at themillennialphd.com.

    The Millennial PhD is all about building community. Join the conversation:
    - Connect with Mela on IG @melamuzio
    - Follow @themillennialphd for up-to-date info on the podcast & blog.
    - Email themillennialphd@gmail.com with feedback.

    • 29 min
    Ep 39. Late Fall Check-in: “Be gentle with yourself”, and other Tips for Thriving during Seasons of Change

    Ep 39. Late Fall Check-in: “Be gentle with yourself”, and other Tips for Thriving during Seasons of Change

    The days are getting shorter and the weather in the Northeast U.S. is getting  grey. Mela talks through reorienting and reclaiming this season as a time of transformation - shedding what no longer serves us to make room for new growth. Plus, four tips for practicing creativity and pursuing our goals in times of turbulence and transformation.
    -Interested in starting your own podcast? I host The Millennial Phd on Buzzsprout and I love it because, for me, it was the easiest and most user-friendly podcast hosting site. Follow this link to sign up, and you'll automatically get a $20 Amazon gift card included in your sign up; plus, it helps support The Millennial PhD. Happy podcasting!-
    Support the showDr. Carmela Muzio Dormani - aka your host, Mela - is a sociologist, dancer, and creative consultant.

    Learn more about Mela and get access to creative resources at themillennialphd.com.

    The Millennial PhD is all about building community. Join the conversation:
    - Connect with Mela on IG @melamuzio
    - Follow @themillennialphd for up-to-date info on the podcast & blog.
    - Email themillennialphd@gmail.com with feedback.

    • 23 min
    Ep 38. Environmental Sustainability & Entrepreneurship ft. SOL VAE founder Bridget Thorpe

    Ep 38. Environmental Sustainability & Entrepreneurship ft. SOL VAE founder Bridget Thorpe

    Mela talks with Bridget Thorpe, the Founder of values-based brand SOL VAE. In this episode Bridget talks actionable tips to infuse environmental sustainability into your brand. If you've been missing our entrepreneurship focused episodes, this one is for you.

    Bridget kindly shared a 15% discount for anyone interested in SOLVAE apparel. You can view and purchase here.
    *This is NOT an affiliate program. I don't make money from your purchase; it's just a discount code.
    -Interested in starting your own podcast? I host The Millennial Phd on Buzzsprout and I love it because, for me, it was the easiest and most user-friendly podcast hosting site. Follow this link to sign up, and you'll automatically get a $20 Amazon gift card included in your sign up; plus, it helps support The Millennial PhD. Happy podcasting!-
    Support the showDr. Carmela Muzio Dormani - aka your host, Mela - is a sociologist, dancer, and creative consultant.

    Learn more about Mela and get access to creative resources at themillennialphd.com.

    The Millennial PhD is all about building community. Join the conversation:
    - Connect with Mela on IG @melamuzio
    - Follow @themillennialphd for up-to-date info on the podcast & blog.
    - Email themillennialphd@gmail.com with feedback.

    • 37 min
    Ep 37. Empowerment, Healing, and Intimacy Work ft. Dr. Kimberly Rose Pendleton

    Ep 37. Empowerment, Healing, and Intimacy Work ft. Dr. Kimberly Rose Pendleton

    Mela talks intimacy, affect, and embodied care with the incredible Dr. Kimberly Rose Pendleton, who shares her story of leaving academia and starting her own business as an intimacy coach (and so much more).

    If you're interested in creating new ways to share your knowledge, this deeply inspired episode is for you!

    Kimberly is the creator of UNCOVER, a global movement and community of women dedicated to the healing power of pleasure. With an M.A.,  a PhD, in-depth coaching training, and years of experience, it is her honor and pleasure to weave the intellectual side of empowerment, healing and intimacy work in with the embodied, playful practices of pleasure.

    Connect with Kimberly at @drkimberlyrose on IG.
    -Interested in starting your own podcast? I host The Millennial Phd on Buzzsprout and I love it because, for me, it was the easiest and most user-friendly podcast hosting site. Follow this link to sign up, and you'll automatically get a $20 Amazon gift card included in your sign up; plus, it helps support The Millennial PhD. Happy podcasting!-
    Support the showDr. Carmela Muzio Dormani - aka your host, Mela - is a sociologist, dancer, and creative consultant.

    Learn more about Mela and get access to creative resources at themillennialphd.com.

    The Millennial PhD is all about building community. Join the conversation:
    - Connect with Mela on IG @melamuzio
    - Follow @themillennialphd for up-to-date info on the podcast & blog.
    - Email themillennialphd@gmail.com with feedback.

    • 41 min
    Ep 36. Collective Creative Wisdom + Happy One Year Anniversary to The Millennial PhD!

    Ep 36. Collective Creative Wisdom + Happy One Year Anniversary to The Millennial PhD!

    This ANNIVERSARY episode is jam packed with creative ideas and inspiration that hit home over the last year. We got us! And this gathering of collective creative wisdom showcases that.

    This episode features samples from:
    Episode 2, ft. Dr. Nikita T. Hamilton
    Episode 6, ft. Angelica Beliard
    Episode 8, ft. Alyson Cadena
    Episode 21, ft. Fitgi Saint-Louis
    Episode 33, ft. Dr. Christine Koh

    The Creative Visions program helps artists, entrepreneurs, and (recovering) academics bring a creative project or business from idea to reality. Learn more here.
    -Interested in starting your own podcast? I host The Millennial Phd on Buzzsprout and I love it because, for me, it was the easiest and most user-friendly podcast hosting site. Follow this link to sign up, and you'll automatically get a $20 Amazon gift card included in your sign up; plus, it helps support The Millennial PhD. Happy podcasting!-
    Support the showDr. Carmela Muzio Dormani - aka your host, Mela - is a sociologist, dancer, and creative consultant.

    Learn more about Mela and get access to creative resources at themillennialphd.com.

    The Millennial PhD is all about building community. Join the conversation:
    - Connect with Mela on IG @melamuzio
    - Follow @themillennialphd for up-to-date info on the podcast & blog.
    - Email themillennialphd@gmail.com with feedback.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Lucia M.M. ,

Wonderful, insightful, and inspiring

Lovely podcast! This is so inspiring and Carmela treats so many of these topics with candor and compassion. Just great!

Bri3lle ,

Such inspiring stories + helpful advice!

Easily one of my new fav podcasts. 🙌 Carmela is an excellent host and does such a great job choosing interesting guests with so much information to share. I find it super helpful to hear other people’s stories of how they create careers with undefined paths, and this podcast has given me new inspiration and concrete advice for buidling my own creative career.

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