Becoming a Stress-Free Nurse Practitioner Podcast

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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Ep #32: Managing Anxiety as a New NP [NEW NP]

Ep #32: Managing Anxiety as a New NP [NEW NP]

Over here on the podcast, we talk a lot about managing your anxiety before your board exam. But in my new NP group on Facebook, I’ve seen so many posts lately asking about how to manage anxiety when you’re actually on the job and practicing. When you’re bombarded with...

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Ep #31: When You Don’t Like Your First NP Job [NEW NP]

Ep #31: When You Don’t Like Your First NP Job [NEW NP]

A tough question I’ve been hearing about and seeing every day in my community is what to do when you don’t like your first NP job. The reality is that it’s impossible for every single NP to find the absolute perfect fit with their very first job opportunity, but this...

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Ep #29: Clinical Sites [NP STUDENT]

Ep #29: Clinical Sites [NP STUDENT]

This week’s episode is for those of you future real-deal NPs out there who might be in the midst of completing your clinical hours. This is understandably one of the most nerve-racking parts of NP school, and so we’re exploring the ins and outs of it today. ...

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Ep #26: Starting Your Own Business with Corie May

Ep #26: Starting Your Own Business with Corie May

Lately, I have received several requests from many of you wanting insight into what it’s like starting your own business in the NP world. As nurses, knowing how to run a business is often far from our expertise, but it’s something I know so many of you feel called to...

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Ep #25: Nurse Practitioner FAQ: Life as a New NP

Ep #25: Nurse Practitioner FAQ: Life as a New NP

Last week, I addressed some of the most frequently asked questions I get from students and dedicated an entire episode to all things board prep. In this week’s episode, I’m flipping the script by answering some common questions I receive from those of you who have...

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Ep #24: Student FAQ: Board Prep

Ep #24: Student FAQ: Board Prep

Are you finding yourself in a cycle of anxiety, overwhelm, and confusion in your board prep? If so, you’re in the right place. I recently reached out to my student community to ask what all of you are struggling with and the clarity you’re looking for on your NP...

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Ep #23: Combatting Imposter Syndrome with Erica Dorn

Ep #23: Combatting Imposter Syndrome with Erica Dorn

There are few things more exciting than finally passing our boards and starting as real-deal NPs. But as we get into the first few months of practice, something unexpected that comes up is a sense of self-doubt, anxiety, and insecurity, leading to so many new NPs...

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Ep #22: A Day in the Life of a Psych NP with Tempesst

Ep #22: A Day in the Life of a Psych NP with Tempesst

Something I’ve been hearing from many of you lately is that you’re considering the psychiatric NP track as your next educational move. And even if you’re on the flip side of this coin where you can’t imagine going through another minute of school, I promise, this...

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