48 min

Therapy, Acceptance, and Thriving: Insights with Minaa B‪.‬ Thriving Together with Nitika Chopra

    • Self-Improvement

Summary

In this conversation, Nitika Chopra and Minaa B discuss the importance of therapy and taking action to work through life's challenges. Minaa B shares her personal story of struggling with depression and anxiety, and how therapy helped her heal. They explore the concept of finding meaning in life's challenges and the role of acceptance in the healing process. The conversation also delves into the dynamics of friendships and the importance of clear communication. Minaa B emphasizes the power of radical acceptance and shares her perspective on what it means to thrive.



Takeaways


Therapy is an important tool for working through life's challenges and past traumas.


Acceptance is the gateway to liberation and allows for growth and healing.


Friendships require clear communication and the ability to adjust expectations.


Radical acceptance involves acknowledging and accepting difficult emotions and experiences.


Thriving involves having a regulated nervous system and embracing both joy and hardship.






Chapters

00:00 Introduction and Catching Up

04:17 The Importance of Therapy and Taking Action

06:25 Minaa B's Personal Story and Journey to Therapy

09:57 Finding Meaning in Life's Challenges

13:52 Acceptance as the Gateway to Liberation

15:45 Starting the Healing Process

22:52 Navigating Friendships and Growth

30:34 The Importance of Clear Communication in Friendships

39:48 The Power of Radical Acceptance

44:37 Thriving: Regulated Nervous System and Emotional Acceptance

47:11 Closing Remarks and Gratitude



Bio:

Minaa B. is a licensed social worker, mental health educator, and author of Owning Our Struggles. She is also the founder of a mental health consulting practice where she collaborates with organizations to help them develop psychological safety. Additionally, Minaa is the host of the Verywell Mind podcast, runs an advice column for Cosmopolitan magazine called Free Therapy, and is also a member of the Mental Health Advisory Committee for Wondermind, a mental fitness company co-founded by Selena Gomez.  An expert in her field, Minaa has been featured in various media outlets, including Red Table Talk, Peace of Mind with Taraji, Oprah Daily, Katie Couric Media, and more. Minaa currently resides in New York City.



Website: 

www.minaab.com



Follow Minaa on Social Media!

IG: @minaa_b

Summary

In this conversation, Nitika Chopra and Minaa B discuss the importance of therapy and taking action to work through life's challenges. Minaa B shares her personal story of struggling with depression and anxiety, and how therapy helped her heal. They explore the concept of finding meaning in life's challenges and the role of acceptance in the healing process. The conversation also delves into the dynamics of friendships and the importance of clear communication. Minaa B emphasizes the power of radical acceptance and shares her perspective on what it means to thrive.



Takeaways


Therapy is an important tool for working through life's challenges and past traumas.


Acceptance is the gateway to liberation and allows for growth and healing.


Friendships require clear communication and the ability to adjust expectations.


Radical acceptance involves acknowledging and accepting difficult emotions and experiences.


Thriving involves having a regulated nervous system and embracing both joy and hardship.






Chapters

00:00 Introduction and Catching Up

04:17 The Importance of Therapy and Taking Action

06:25 Minaa B's Personal Story and Journey to Therapy

09:57 Finding Meaning in Life's Challenges

13:52 Acceptance as the Gateway to Liberation

15:45 Starting the Healing Process

22:52 Navigating Friendships and Growth

30:34 The Importance of Clear Communication in Friendships

39:48 The Power of Radical Acceptance

44:37 Thriving: Regulated Nervous System and Emotional Acceptance

47:11 Closing Remarks and Gratitude



Bio:

Minaa B. is a licensed social worker, mental health educator, and author of Owning Our Struggles. She is also the founder of a mental health consulting practice where she collaborates with organizations to help them develop psychological safety. Additionally, Minaa is the host of the Verywell Mind podcast, runs an advice column for Cosmopolitan magazine called Free Therapy, and is also a member of the Mental Health Advisory Committee for Wondermind, a mental fitness company co-founded by Selena Gomez.  An expert in her field, Minaa has been featured in various media outlets, including Red Table Talk, Peace of Mind with Taraji, Oprah Daily, Katie Couric Media, and more. Minaa currently resides in New York City.



Website: 

www.minaab.com



Follow Minaa on Social Media!

IG: @minaa_b

48 min