We live in a busy world and we constantly struggle to manage our time effectively. What is time management? There are 24 hours and seven days in every week to accomplish tasks, sleep, and play. What we accomplish in these hours depends on how well we manage our time.
The world is moving at a fast pace. It causes our minds to race. We find ourselves thinking about what we need to do, where we need to go, or what we have not done.
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Some Thoughts From Dr. Patti.
Finding balance in your life can seem impossible when life is so crazy. There is never enough time in a day. While writing my dissertation, I found it hard to balance, work, college, and family life. Learning to balance your projects and priorities are different for everyone. You have to find things that work for you.
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Welcome! Doctor Tales is a new blog to help doctoral students succeed during and beyond their academic journeys.
Welcome! Doctor Tales is a new blog to help doctoral students succeed during and beyond their academic journeys. We are Dr. Bessie DiDomenica (PhD) and Dr. Patricia Mason (DBA), two doctors who took the journey. We earned our doctoral degrees in 2015 and offer our strategies for other doctoral candidates to succeed.
Three years on, we are still write and encourage adult learners to pursue their educational dreams.
2018 updates: Dr. Patti’s research on electronic health records implementation (EHR) is a hot topic in the world of healthcare! She is in demand as an expert in EHR in rural health clinics. This year, Dr. Patti received her Reiki Certified Master/Teacher certificate. She will write more on the value of relaxation for anyone pursuing their academic dream.
Dr. Bessie is exploring a writing business for scholars and adult learners. She will facilitate a panel discussion on mobile food markets at an urban farming conference, and is working on several book projects. Dr. Bessie is very excited about her plans to create a foundation to help older and special needs cats and dogs.
Dr. Patti and Dr. Bessie are also writing a book for adult learners and graduate students. We’ll post more updates as things develop.
We truly embrace our new roles as scholar-practitioners, and encourage others to take their education beyond the classroom.
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