Becoming a Stress-Free Nurse Practitioner Podcast

Ep #44: Am I Ready to Test? [NP STUDENT]

Ep #44: Am I Ready to Test? [NP STUDENT]

This week, I’m discussing the hottest topic there is when it comes to board preparation. I get this question all the time in emails, messages, and posted in my Facebook groups: “How will I know if I’m ready to test?” Every time I receive this question, I let out a...

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Ep #43: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Ep #43: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Thanksgiving week marks the hiring of my very first employee here at Sarah Michelle NP Reviews. If you’d have told me even 2 years ago that I would be running a company with 10 employees, and that each of them is as excited to educate as I am, I wouldn’t have been...

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Ep #41: The Job Interview Process [NP STUDENT]

Ep #41: The Job Interview Process [NP STUDENT]

Acing the job interview process is a hot topic in the new NP world. This is something I cover heavily in my job hunt course, but I’m taking a deep dive into it today because I know so many of you are out there on what feels like an endless search, and I want you to be...

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Ep #40: How to Overcome Exam Failure [NP STUDENT]

Ep #40: How to Overcome Exam Failure [NP STUDENT]

You might remember in episode three, we had Jennifer K on the show to talk about her experience of failing her board exam. Well, this week, I’m giving you my perspective on the best way to navigate failing your exam, so you can move forward, learn from your mishaps...

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Ep #39: Practice Questions [NP STUDENT]

Ep #39: Practice Questions [NP STUDENT]

This week, we’re talking about one piece of your board preparation process that you cannot afford to overlook: practice questions.  The hard truth is that every single student who has failed their previous attempts ran out of time to do practice questions, or...

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Ep #38: Social Media Do’s and Don’ts

Ep #38: Social Media Do’s and Don’ts

Whether you’re already a real deal NP or you’re on your way there, this week, I wanted to bring you a super important episode on social media do’s and don’ts. You might be wondering what this topic has to do with your NP journey, but stick with me. There are so many...

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Ep #37: Time Management Hacks with Diana Page

Ep #37: Time Management Hacks with Diana Page

I’ve got a brilliant returning guest back on the show this week! Diana Page a.k.a The Catalyst for Self-Care has previously been on the podcast to shed her wisdom on all things burnout and workplace toxicity, but we’re heading in a different direction in this...

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Ep #36: Setting Up Your Study Calendar [NP STUDENT]

Ep #36: Setting Up Your Study Calendar [NP STUDENT]

How in the world do you set up a study calendar that will help you be successful in your board exam?  This is a huge debate that’s happening within my student community, so we’re tackling it on the podcast today. There is no one perfect formula that will...

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Ep #35: Choosing the Right Board Prep for YOU! [NP STUDENT]

Ep #35: Choosing the Right Board Prep for YOU! [NP STUDENT]

This episode is for all of you future real-deal nurse practitioners out there that are wanting to get a jump on their board preparation and figure out what the best move is for them. And so, I believe there’s no better way to do this than walking you through how to...

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Ep #34: Shifting Negative Self-Talk [NP STUDENT]

Ep #34: Shifting Negative Self-Talk [NP STUDENT]

The end of August marked another graduation season, and I know so many of you are out there prepping for boards, getting closer and closer to finally taking your exam. I’m so excited for you to pass and become real-deal NPs, but to get there, there’s a lot of mental...

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Ep #33: My Preparation for Boards [NP STUDENT]

Ep #33: My Preparation for Boards [NP STUDENT]

I think there are a lot of listeners out there who assume that when it came to my own board exams, I had it all figured out and I was calm and collected. And while I definitely wish that were the case, it absolutely was not. So today, I want to give a transparent...

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