Podcasts & Videos

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.

Youth 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

Stress Management

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

Unfiltered

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

Sleep Hygiene

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

Holiday Stress

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

Bullying

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.