Meet Mindful, Beautiful & Thriving, our podcast series designed to equip growing teens and learning parents with invaluable social, emotional and mental tools to navigate circumstances of all kind, from negative self-talk and anxiety attacks to our passions or bicultural identities.
Youtube Video and Youth Series Episode | March 2023
Black History Month
Through this podcast and video duo learn about the history and significance of the Black history Month, as well as how can we support and honor inclusion and diversity!
Youth Series—Episode 78 | September 2022
In this episode, Seerat interviews Nancy Mautino about Christmas traditions in her family and holiday stress.
Youth Series—Episode 77 | September 2022
Unfiltered: Tips and Tricks for College Applications
In this episode, Krupa and Divya, seniors in high school, share some advice about college applications.
Youth Series—Episode 76 | September 2022
Unfiltered: Balancing Extra-Curriculars with School
In this episode, Sania and Syria, both juniors in high school, discuss balancing extra-curriculars in high school.
Youth Series—Episode 75 | September 2022
Unfiltered: Life as a Junior in High School
In this episode, Vihaan and Soven discuss life as juniors in high school.
Parent Series—Episode 74 | September 2022
Mental Health Awareness
In this podcast, Sampath Bananda from India shares why we should talk about mental health and the importance of reaching out for help.
Youth Series—Episode 73 | September 2022
In this episode, Anya and Dr. Vidya Krishnan, a child psychiatrist, discuss why suicide happens and how to prevent it.
Youth Series—Episode 72 | September 2022
Grief Awareness and Management
In this episode, Vihaan and Soven discuss the 5 stages of grief and ways to manage it.
Parent Series—Episode 71 | September 2022
Grief Awareness and Management
In this episode, Shreya interviews Geetha Narayanan, a licensed marriage and family therapist, about grief awareness and management.
Parent Series—Episode 70 | July 2022
Stigma around Mental Health in Minority Communities
In this video, Seerat and Sania discuss stigma around mental health in minority communities.
Parent Series—Episode 69 | July 2022
Minority Mental Health
In this inspiring interview, an Indian American young adult shares her journey about getting help for her mental health.
Parent Series—Episode 68 | July 2022
Men’s Mental Health Week
In this episode, Soven interviews Vihaan about a youth’s perspective on men’s mental health.
Parent Series—Episode 67 | June 2022
Men’s Mental Health Day
In this episode, Krupa interviews Ajit Shanware about maintaining good mental and physical health for men.
Youth Series—Episode 66 | June 2022
In this episode, Punam interviews Ananya, an undergraduate student in India, about stress management.
Youth Series—Episode 65 | June 2022
Important of Counseling: A Youth Perspective
In this episode, our Taarika ambassador in India interviews another youth who discusses her experiences with counseling.
Youth Series—Episode 64 | May 2022
Education about Anxiety and Depression
In this episode, Anya interviews Geetha Narayanan, a licensed marriage and family therapist, about anxiety and depression.
Parent Series—Episode 63 | May 2022
Self Esteem Part 3
In this episode Dr. Leena Khanzode, a child psychiatrist, shares how parents can recognize signs of low self esteem in their child and improve it.
Youth Series—Episode 62 | May 2022
Krupa and Sania start a new series called “Unfiltered,” an authentic conversation between high school students.
Youth Series—EPISODE 61 | April 2022
Great Tips for Managing Stress From A Therapist’s Perspective
In this episode, Seerat interviews a licensed therapist, Deborah La Fond Spada about tips for managing stress.
Youth Series—EPISODE 60 | April 2022
Student Perspective on Stress Management
In this episode, Seerat interviews Soven, a high schooler, about his experience with stress and some of his techniques for handling it.
Parent Series—EPISODE 59 | April 2022
Parent Perspective on Stress Management
In this episode, Seerat interviews Punam Nagpal about stress management from a parent’s perspective.
Parent Series—EPISODE 58 | March 2022
Self-Esteem Part 2
In this episode, Punam and Dr. Leena Khanzode discuss self-esteem and its impact.
Youth Series—EPISODE 57 | March 2022
In this episode, Anya discusses sleep hygiene and different ways of how we can get better sleep.
Youth Series—EPISODE 56 | February 2022
Teens View on Self Esteem
In this episode, our team of youth ambassadors discuss their views on self esteem.
Parent Series—EPISODE 55 | February 2022
Introduction to Self Esteem
In this episode, Punam interviews our very own Dr. Leena Khanzode explaining what exactly self-esteem is.
Parent Series—EPISODE 54 | February 2022
Move More, and Eat Healthy
In this episode, Punam interviews Sunila about how to live a healthy life and exercise.
Supporting the Whole Child—EPISODE 1 | October 2020
What We Do and Why?
In this video, Dr. Leena Khanzode– A child psychiatrist as well as the founder of Taarika Foundation introduces this youtube channel as well as what to expect when watching this youtube series.
Youth Series—EPISODE 53 | January 2022
Youth Perspective on Parent Perspective on Online Vs In-Person Learning
In this episode, our team of youth ambassadors interviewed Saumya, a sophomore at Palo Alto High School about the online vs in-person learning mode for kids.
Parent Series—EPISODE 52 | January 2022
Parent Perspective on Online Vs In-Person Learning
In this episode, one of our youth members interviewed Punam to know a parent’s perspective on online vs. in-person learning mode for kids.
Youth Series—EPISODE 51 | December 2021
In this episode, Taarika’s youth ambassadors discuss stress that many of us feel around holidays, like Christmas.
In this episode, Taarika’s youth members discuss stress that many of us feel around holidays, like Christmas.
Youth Series—EPISODE 50 | December 2021
Tips for Success on Final Exams
In this episode, Grace Holty, an EF coach, talks about tips to have a successful final exam season and manage stress around finals. To learn more about final exam tips, visit http://www.tuliolearning.com/tips-to-prepare-for-final-exams/!
Youth Series—EPISODE 49 | November 2021
Attitude of Gratitude
In this episode, Taarika’s youth ambassadors discuss gratitude’s connection to happiness in honor of Thanksgiving.
Youth Series—EPISODE 48 | November 2021
Biculturalism Part 7: An Interview with a Couple
In this episode, a couple from a multicultural background shares their experiences with parenting.
Youth Series—EPISODE 47 | October 2021
NAMIWalks Event Recap by our Youth
In this episode, one of Taarika’s youth ambassadors shares her experience participating in our recent in-person NAMIWalks event.
Youth Series—EPISODE 46 | October 2021
Biculturalism Part 6: Raising Kids in Two Different Cultures
In this episode, a mother shares her experience of raising kids in two different cultures.
Youth Series—EPISODE 45 | September 2021
Biculturalism Part 5: Growing Up in Two Cultures
In this episode, a young adult shares her experience of growing up inside two different cultures.
Parent Series—EPISODE 7 | September 2021
Managing Screen Time
In this episode, Diane Tillman talks about how parents can manage their child’s screen time and set the correct regulations for all ages.
Youth Series—EPISODE 44 | August 2021
Biculturalism Part 4: A Parent’s Experience with Biculturalism
In this episode, one of Taarika’s youth ambassadors interviews a parent who grew up surrounded by many cultures. He shares his experience of being raised in two different cultures, and now raising his own kids.
Youth Series—EPISODE 43 | August 2021
Biculturalism Part 3: Parents’ Perspective on Biculturalism
In this episode, Taarika’s youth ambassadors interview parents from two different cultures and learn about the experience of raising a teenager immersed in both cultures.
Youth Series—EPISODE 42 | August 2021
Biculturalism Part 2
In this episode, Taarika’s youth ambassadors further discuss biculturalism via personal anecdotes and offer advice to other teens on how to combat the feelings of not belonging to any one culture.
Parent Series—EPISODE 6 | August 2021
In this episode, Diane Tillman talks about why children bully, what steps parents can take to raise upstanders, and how children can combat bullying.
Youth Series—EPISODE 41 | July 2021
Biculturalism Part 1
In this episode, Taarika’s youth ambassadors discuss the challenges of growing up around two different cultures and figuring out where they fit in.