Interpersonal Satisfaction

Veronica Burrows, PhD: Interpersonal Satisfaction

The satisfaction that comes from working with colleagues and interacting with others.

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More Videos by Dr. Veronica Burrows

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Burrows
The importance of allowing yourself the opportunity to change your mind and reconsider your goals.

The Importance of Sharing Stories
The importance of hearing other people's stories.

How Do You Build Resiliency?
The importance of having a number of things in your life that bring you joy and satisfaction.

Finding Balance While Pregnant, Moving a Lab, and Negotiating Leave
The importance of maintaining a balanced lifestyle to alleviate stress.

Ways to Cope with Minor Issues Related to Being a Woman
How to observe others' reactions to subtle comments in order to gauge an appropriate response.

The Importance of Having Positive Working Relationships: A Case Study
The importance of good working relationships and when it's worth putting forth effort.

It's the Little Things that Annoy You (Part 1)
The importance of picking your battles to avoid unfair labeling.

It's the Little Things that Annoy You (Part 2)
Captures the small but noticeable annoyances that come with being the only woman.

Critical Mass
Captures the annoyance of male colleagues making sexist assumptions and the challenges with conference travel as a female graduate student.

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Fromme
The importance of defining clear goals, remaining self-confident, and learning to say no.

Bringing the Child Along
How to balance motherhood responsibilities in graduate school.

Leisure Activities
Using leisure activities to relieve stress and build friendships.

Adoption as an Option
The decision to adopt a child after graduate school.

The Upside to Children Prior to a Tenure Track Position
Explains the choice to have children in graduate school.

Realistic Balance of Resources: An Analogy
The importance of understanding priorities and allocating resources accordingly.

Perspective on Being a Single Woman
Explains some of the setbacks in dating relationships.

One Option: Take Time Off and Come Back
Advises graduate students to take a semester off if they choose to have a child because it is too challenging to handle a baby and research.




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