Self-care with Drs. Sarah

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Self-care with Drs. Sarah is a series of conversations between women scientists about navigating and surviving science culture. We (Sarah B. and Sarah R.) are astrophysicists and best friends who navigated graduate school together. In some episodes, we chat between the two of us about topics relevant to self-care for women scientists, and in other episodes, we interview our friends and colleagues about how they care for themselves.

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Self-care with Drs. Sarah is a series of conversations between women scientists about navigating and surviving science culture. We (Sarah B. and Sarah R.) are astrophysicists and best friends who navigated graduate school together. In some episodes, we chat between the two of us about topics relevant to self-care for women scientists, and in other episodes, we interview our friends and colleagues about how they care for themselves.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-04-10 19:48
last episode published
2019-04-09 20:23
publication frequency
47.0 days
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Sarah R.& Sarah B. author  
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Number of Episodes
29
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Science & Medicine Natural Sciences

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
9.04.2019 http://space.mit.edu/~sarahba/drs.jpg

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Interview with Dr. Anouk Borst

Sarah R. interviews Dr. Anouk Borst about stress paralysis in academic applications, and how friends can help one another when they stumble. For more on the podcast, please visit: http://drssarahcare.tumblr.com
Sarah R. & Sarah B. author
27.11.2018 http://space.mit.edu/~sarahba/drs.jpg

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Impostor Syndrome 3 Year Anniversary

On our third podcast anniversary here at Sarah HQ, we're revisiting our nemesis. Sarah R. honestly shares the solution to overcoming impostor syndrome at 19:02. Sarah B. makes a joke about MacGyver. For more on this episode, please visit: http://drss...
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30.07.2018 http://space.mit.edu/~sarahba/drs.jpg

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Cognitive Distortions

Your hosts dig into our Greatest Hits Albums of cognitive distortions: on heavy rotation are “All-or-Nothing Thinking,” “Emotional Reasoning,” and “Negative Filtering.” Sarah B. gives a couple examples of IRL painful thoughts she works through, with an...
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25.06.2018 http://space.mit.edu/~sarahba/drs.jpg

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Tanneasha Gordon & Boundaries, Part 2

Sarah R. interviews consultant Tanneasha Gordon on how to maintain healthy personal and professional boundaries, work-life integration, and self-care. For more on this episode: http://drssarahcare.tumblr.com/post/175244421245/episodes-24-25-tanneasha-...
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25.06.2018 http://space.mit.edu/~sarahba/drs.jpg

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Tanneasha Gordon & Boundaries, Part 1

Sarah R. interviews consultant Tanneasha Gordon on how to maintain healthy personal and professional boundaries, work-life integration, and self-care. Tanneasha is a winner of the Rising Star Award from the National Association for Female Executives, a...
Sarah R. & Sarah B. author
19.02.2018 http://space.mit.edu/~sarahba/drs.jpg

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Body Image

Sarah R. and Sarah B. will argue until the heat death of the universe about who is prettier (“no YOU are!”). Sarah R. has a radical proposal about how to best make peace with your body and she can’t recommend it highly enough. Sarah B. sticks to googli...
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16.01.2018 http://space.mit.edu/~sarahba/drs.jpg

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Meltdown

Your hosts are back! Sarah R is cryingunderdesk.gif. Chi squared gives Sarah B a panic attack. Sarah B. cries “what’s to become of me?” at her guitar teacher and collapses tearfully on the bed. When all else fails, what are the instincts that remain? Y...
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18.09.2017

Self-Care with Drs. Sarah: Therapy

Your hosts crack into mental health. When it comes to a good therapy match, do you know it when you feel it? For more on this episode, please visit: http://drssarahcare.tumblr.com/post/165482070645/episode-21-therapy-depression-treatment-often
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7.07.2017

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Self-care as an Act of Resistance with Dr. Cabrera Salazar

"Lento, per avanzo." "Slowly, but I advance." Sarah B. interviews Dr. Nicole Cabrera Salazar on how self-care can be a political act as well as a personal one. Surviving in a space that's hostile to your existence is a radical act. The world's first u...
Sarah R. & Sarah B. author
12.05.2017

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Jealousy

We're back for Season 2! Jealousy in the academic context is *rough.* The CV is a black hole from which nothing escapes, no matter how much gets accreted. Sarah B. should have a Gmail folder called "Friends Who Achieve Things That I'm Not Achieving", t...
Sarah R.& Sarah B. author
10.10.2016

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Productivity

Sarah R. school Sarah B. on how to live her best life. The best strategies for productivity within academia. The contents of Sarah B's wallet.
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26.09.2016

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Gender Presentation with Dr. Prescod-Weinstein

Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein and Sarah B. have a conversation about gender presentation within scientific culture: how do we navigate the policing of how we look? For young scientists of color receiving comments about their appearance, "looking like a ...
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6.09.2016

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Grief

Sarah R. talks with Dr. Laura Blecha about grieving and loss. Laura is a friend of the podcast, black hole theorist, prize postdoctoral fellow at Maryland/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ~*soon to be faculty member*~ at University of Florida. For ...
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16.08.2016

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Moving

Your humble hosts return to talk about relocating as an academic. Frustration about the assumption that *of course* you'll move yet again for a job, how women disproportionately bear that burden, and how Sarah R.'s life looks like a Lisa Frank binder. ...
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26.04.2016

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Dr. Katja Poppenhaeger on Junior Faculty Life

Sarah R. interviews newly minted Prof. Katja Poppenhaeger, junior faculty at Queen's University Belfast. For Katja's secrets on productivity in the midst of the whirlwind schedule of a new faculty member(!), and her own stories from the faculty search ...
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15.03.2016

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Faculty Interviews

Sarah R. and Sarah B. are back after a hiatus for Job Stuff 2k16. Your hosts talk about the emotional roller coaster of faculty interviews, and how they cope with the challenges of projecting Professor Sarah. “I’m feeling 10 kinda adjectives about th...
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9.02.2016

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Interview with Nicole Cabrera Part 2

Sarah B. chats with Nicole Cabrera (graduate student in astronomy at Georgia State University) again! Because we just *needed* to chat more with Nicole about all of her cool accomplishments (TED talk!!!) and ideas. Equity work and self-care are intertw...
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11.01.2016

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Interview with Balanda Atis, head of L'Oreal's Women of Color Lab

Drs. Sarah are joined by Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein for an epic interview with Balanda Atis, head of the Women of Color Lab at L'Oreal. Curious about which breakthrough discovery made Balanda famous in Fast Company? Want to know which lipsticks she r...
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15.12.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Interview with Aomawa Shields

Your hosts interview Dr. Aomawa Shields, person extraordinaire. Dr. Shields is an NSF postdoctoral fellow, a UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow at UCLA and Harvard, and a TED fellow. Phew!! We chat about Aomawa's self-care strategies, impostor syndrom...
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2.12.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Interview with Suzanne Vernon

Sarah R. interviews Dr. Suzanne Vernon, a senior expert in infectious disease, about her professional path. Trigger warning: This interview contains descriptions of sexual harassment.
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10.11.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Conferences Part II

Part II! Your hosts Sarah B.& Sarah R. talk about self-care at conferences: from our feelings at our first conferences to coping with them now as seasoned exoplaneteers! Power posing, visualization exercises, and drinking with other astronomers, am...
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10.11.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Conferences Part I

Your hosts Sarah B.& Sarah R. talk about self-care at conferences: from our feelings at our first conferences to coping with them now as seasoned exoplaneteers! Power posing, visualization exercises, and drinking with other astronomers, among other...
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26.10.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Makeup Roundtable with Drs. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein& Vaishali Bhardwaj

Sarah B. talks in *~all of the detail*~ about makeup with friends Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a theoretical physicist at MIT, and Dr. Vaishali Bhardwaj, specialist in the Lyman alpha forest from the University of Washington. Our favorite products, ho...
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11.10.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Interview with Alex Gonzales& Navigating the First Year of Grad School

Sarah R. gives a timely preamble about serial sexual harassment in astronomy. Sarah R.& Sarah B. chat with MIT graduate student Alex Gonzales about navigating the treacherous first year of graduate school. Finding therapy, fostering supportive rel...
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29.09.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Interview with Nicole Cabrera

Sarah B. interviews Nicole Cabrera on activist burnout, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and the healing power of Beyonce. For more on this episode: http://drssarahcare.tumblr.com/post/130107418255/episode-5-interview-with-nicole-cabrera-nicoles
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14.09.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Impostor Syndrome Part II

The second half of our two-part episode about the Impostor Syndrome. Sarah R. and Sarah B. share amelioration strategies, including values affirmation practice. For more on this episode: http://drssarahcare.tumblr.com/post/129087001470/episode-4-impo...
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1.09.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Impostor Syndrome Part I

Sarah R.& Sarah B. talk about the Impostor Syndrome and their coping strategies. Part 1 of a two-part episode. For more on this episode: http://drssarahcare.tumblr.com/post/128134682355/episode-3-impostor-syndrome-part-i-leslie-et-al
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1.09.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Interview with Kennda Lynch

Sarah R. interviews Dr. Kennda Lynch. For more on this episode: http://drssarahcare.tumblr.com/post/128134158105/episode-2-sarah-r-interviews-dr-kennda-lynch
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1.09.2015

Self-care with Drs. Sarah: Introduction

Welcome! For more on this episode: http://drssarahcare.tumblr.com/post/122139043270/episode-1-introduction-the-infamous-letter
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