Ep 077: The Relationship Between Nourishment, Self-Love, and Spirituality with Tara Kemp Part 1 [Interview]

Tara is a mental health and self-love advocate, nutrition educator, writer, and health coach. She is currently studying in a PhD program for Interdisciplinary Health, with a concentration in psychosocial health. Her dissertation research is exploring the role that a nutrient diet and nutrition education can have in fostering resilience in substance addiction recovery. Tara’s journey with an eating disorder and anxiety have led her to be passionate about building a healthy relationship with body, Read more…

Healthcare Corner: Devlynn Neu, MS, OTR/L

Meet Devlynn Neu, MS, OTR/L from @therainbowot! Hi Devlynn! Can you share a little bit on who you are, what you do, and a not-so-known fun fact about yourself? Hey y’all! As you can see, my name is Devlynn and I’m an occupational therapist. I’m a Rochester, NY native who began a travel therapy journey right out of college. I have (so far) worked in California and New York on travel assignments, and am currently Read more…

The Beginner’s Guide to Personal Development for Healthcare Professionals

As an occupational therapist, I prided myself in being holistic when I graduated. Sure, in school I learned about treating the whole person, intrinsic and extrinsic factors, KAWA, all that good stuff. Definitely a more holistic approach when compared to my physical therapist and physician assistant friends’ curriculum. Yet, having a holistic background almost had nothing to do with personal growth. I associated personal growth with the ‘Self-Help’ section at Barnes and Noble. You only Read more…

Ep 076: Nurse Life, Gratitude, and Purpose with The Nurse Julia [Interview]

Julia Eze, MSN, RN, NP-C is a board certified Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse who earned her Bachelor of Applied Science in Nursing from Georgia State University.  Following undergraduate studies she honed her clinical skills as a Registered Nurse at Emory University Hospital for more than 5 years in the field of Hematology/Leukemia. Nurse Julia also earned her Masters of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) from Mercer University, and she currently practices in the Read more…

Healthcare Corner: Kendra Lopez, PA-C

Meet Kendra Lopez, PA-C from @itskendralynne! Kendra’s YouTube channel gives you insight into all things physician assistant- reasons for going into the field, applying for jobs, and more. In this interview, Kendra talks about her biggest stressors and getting into spirituality. Enjoy! Welcome to the Thriving Collective Club! Please share with us who you are, what you do for work, and some of your fav interests.   Hi I’m Kendra!! I’m a Physician Assistant in Read more…

Healthcare Corner: Scopes and Scrubs

Welcome to our healthcare corner series! We interviewed, Juliana, Marisol, and Lindsey from Scopes & Scrubs and we talk all about their career paths, the MD/PhD program, ways they cope with stress, and how they fit in activities to help them feel balanced. Connect with them on Instagram here! Welcome to The Thriving Collective Club! Please share with us who you are, the program you’re in, and how Lindsey and Juliana met Marisol. Marisol- I Read more…

Healthcare Corner: Dr. Cherilyn Cecchini

Meet Dr. Cherilyn Cecchini (@drcherilyncecchini), founder of Bag of Pediatricks blog! Dr. Cherilyn shares her path in pediatrics, the evolution of her emotional wellness, the importance of finding life outside of work, and more. Enjoy! Hi Cherilyn! Can you share a little bit on who you are, what you do, and a not-so-known fun fact about yourself? My name is Dr. Cherilyn Cecchini and I’m a board certified pediatrician. I attended The Pennsylvania State University Read more…

Ep 074: Soulful Self-Care and Abundance with Emily Cassel [Interview]

Emily is a leadership and business coach for women entrepreneurs. She began as a life coach in 2014 and transitioned to helping women build spiritual and sustainable businesses. She understands how personal development plays an integral role to not just develop in your career, but as a way to evolve as a person. What led her to this work was her passion for psychology and describes herself as an old soul with exposure to spirituality Read more…

Ep 072: Discrimination and Justice in Medicine with Racquel, MD [Interview]

In this interview I got to chat with Racquel, MD who is a doctor, partner, mother and self-identified humanist. She grew up in Tucson, AZ where she completed university and medical school before going on to a residency in obstetrics & gynecology. Her blog started in 2014 as a creative outlet. You can find her on instagram @mindfulofmed where she shares her thoughts and passions, and movements like the #LatinxInMed campaign. Her passions include making Read more…

Exploring Emotional Wellness: The Five Tools That Help Me Deal With Stress

Each month here at Joy Energy Time through December, you can expect us to cover one aspect of wellness. In May (yes, we’re getting an early start!), we’re covering all things emotional wellness that can be applied to your personal life and in the workplace. This post is brought to you by our free toolkit you can get here: I get stressed out. Pretty easily. On a regular basis. In fact, I’m excellent at stressing Read more…