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Taproot Therapy: A Mindful Moment
27 minutes | 3 days ago
The 6 Tools of Mindfulness
According to Dialectical Behavior Therapy, there are six primary components of mindfulness. Knowing and understanding these tools can help us become aware of all of the mindfulness tools we are naturally doing throughout the day. For more information on DBT skills, including mindfulness tools and PLEASE (as referenced in the episode), click here: https://www.eriniwanusalcsw.com/blog-inspiration--resources Follow us on Instagram, Facebook @TaprootTherapyNYC and Twitter @TaprootN. Send me an email! I love hearing from you: email@example.com
46 minutes | 10 days ago
Happy Thanksgiving from Taproot Therapy!
To celebrate Thanksgiving week, we are re-releasing all five episodes of our Gratitude Challenge! Taproot Therapy is also running a therapeutic skills group for helping us manage our holiday anxiety. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter : @TaprootTherapyNYC
18 minutes | 23 days ago
From The Archives: When Civil Discourse No longer Feels Civil
How is everyone feeling from election fatigue? I'm sure it has left many of us with so many mixed emotions. I've reached back into the archives to provide you with a Loving Kindness meditation - a meditation that allows us to send health, safety, and ease to ourselves and others.
20 minutes | a month ago
Ambiguous Grief & COVID-19
Today, we hear from you: the listener! Listen to stories of how people have grieved during the pandemic, and how folks have managed the stages of grief in their lives since March, 2020. Follow up on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! Email me at email@example.com
15 minutes | a month ago
Ambiguous Grief: Self Care
Feeling a bit vulnerable these last few weeks? Here are three things that can be helpful as we grapple with difficult topics: courage, comparative suffering, and managing a vulnerability hangover.
24 minutes | 2 months ago
Ambiguous Grief: Family and Addiction
I’ve heard some incredible stories during my career, and this one is certainly one of them. I talk with two sisters who reflect on loving their young brother, living with addiction. They reflect on their grief, the love of their family, and the strength to keep fighting. If you or someone you know is living with an addiction, there is help. Contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - free, confidential, 24/7. https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
46 minutes | 2 months ago
Ambiguous Grief: Pregnancy Loss and Miscarriage
In this episode, my husband, José Roman, joins me as we discuss our own grief regarding pregnancy loss. We talk about what it feels like for the non-pregnant partner, moving through the grief, finding hope in the face of loss. For resources on pregnancy loss, you can visit: The Pregnancy Loss Support Program at www.pregnancyloss.org. I also highly recommend the app Expectful. They have a wonderful library of meditations specifically for pregnancy loss: https://expectful.com/
0 minutes | 2 months ago
Mindful Minis: Ambiguous Grief
How do we grieve something or someone that we personally have lost, but the person or thing still exists? How do we grieve the loss of a dream or a hope? This episode explores ambiguous grief. For more resources on grief, here is a link to David Kessler's work, and a recent podcast he recorded with Brené Brown from Unlocking Us: https://grief.com/ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/unlocking-us-with-bren%C3%A9-brown/id1494350511?i=1000470046138 Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!
15 minutes | 3 months ago
Radical acceptance is the act of fully accepting our present feelings or situation without judgment. It is what allows us to experience pain, which is unavoidable, without suffering, which is optional. A meditation practice starts at 6:57. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!
8 minutes | 3 months ago
Gratitude Challenge Week 5: Scarcity and abundance
In this episode, we will explore living lives of scarcity, versus living lives of abundance. By practicing this, we will become aware of how gratitude can help us live lives of abundance and self-compassion. Email me at Erin@taproottherapynyc.com. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!
15 minutes | 3 months ago
Gratitude Challenge Week 4: Validation
This week, we will practice validation. Gratitude by nature cannot be invalidating. This episode helps us identify validating and invalidating things we might say to ourselves. Email me at email@example.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook!
6 minutes | 4 months ago
Gratitude Challenge Week 3: Foreboding Joy
This week, we will talk about foreboding joy, and how gratitude is the antidote! Gratitude allows us to lean fully into our joy. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook!
10 minutes | 4 months ago
Bonus episode: Gratitude Practice
Join me in a guided gratitude practice! This practice focuses on weeks 1 and 2 of the gratitude challenge.
9 minutes | 4 months ago
Gratitude Challenge Week 2 : Expressing Gratitude
For this week’s challenge, we will talk about ways in which we can express gratitude towards others, and how sharing that gratitude further improves our moods. For more information on Martin Seligman and his book, visit https://psychology.sas.upenn.edu/people/martin-seligman. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook! Email me at email@example.com.
7 minutes | 4 months ago
Gratitude Challenge : Week 1!
Welcome to our Gratitude Challenge! Over the next few weeks, we are going to explore gratitude, and learn how to practice it daily. Week 1’s focus is on validation and mindfulness. Check back later this week for another episode to help you practice this. I want to hear from you! How do you integrate gratitude into your daily life? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook.
16 minutes | 4 months ago
How to Forgive
In this episode, we explore a mindfulness practice on forgiveness. This practice is especially helpful when we feel unable to confront the person we are trying to forgive. Email me at email@example.com, with any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram!
6 minutes | 5 months ago
Mindful Minis: A Moment to Linger
What might it feel like to linger for just a moment longer in your mindfulness moments? In this episode, we will learn to reframe our focus on business as a measure of productivity, and get in touch with moments that are meaningful for us. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find us on Instagram and Facebook at Taproot Therapy NYC.
18 minutes | 5 months ago
When Civil Discourse No Longer Feels Civil: Loving Kindness Meditation
There is a lot of divisiveness in our world right now! Even when our intention is civil discourse, conversations can quickly become angry. This episode will lead you through a Loving Kindness meditation as a way to offer and extend love and kindness towards everyone, even those people with whom we disagree. Email me at email@example.com for any feedback, questions, or ideas for episodes you want to hear! Make sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook at Taproot Therapy NYC.
16 minutes | 5 months ago
How We Speak to Ourselves
This episode explores the ways in which we speak to ourselves that are potentially shame-inducing. By identifying our self-talk, we are able to change it to be more positive. This will also help us change the ways in which we speak to others, and improve our ability to empathize with others.
9 minutes | 6 months ago
Self-Compassion is NOT self-esteem
Continuing our series on self-compassion, this episode explores the key differences between self-esteem and self-compassion. For more information, visit Kristin Neff's website at www.self-compassion.org.
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