47 episodes

Welcome to "Thriving Together with Nitika Chopra," a podcast about what it means to truly thrive in different parts of your life. Join Nitika on this exciting journey as she delves into what thriving looks like for you and how to achieve it. From exploring personal growth and self-care to finding success and happiness, Nitika will have expert guests and interactive segments to help you on your journey to thriving. Subscribe to the show to be notified of new episodes and follow Nitika on Instagram at @nitkachopra and @chroniconofficial for updates and opportunities to participate in the show.

Thriving Together with Nitika Chopra Nitika Chopra

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    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Welcome to "Thriving Together with Nitika Chopra," a podcast about what it means to truly thrive in different parts of your life. Join Nitika on this exciting journey as she delves into what thriving looks like for you and how to achieve it. From exploring personal growth and self-care to finding success and happiness, Nitika will have expert guests and interactive segments to help you on your journey to thriving. Subscribe to the show to be notified of new episodes and follow Nitika on Instagram at @nitkachopra and @chroniconofficial for updates and opportunities to participate in the show.

    Therapy, Acceptance, and Thriving: Insights with Minaa B.

    Therapy, Acceptance, and Thriving: Insights with 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
    Boundaries, Self-Care, and Accommodations: A Conversation with Hannah Olson

    Boundaries, Self-Care, and Accommodations: A Conversation with Hannah Olson

    Summary

    In this conversation, Nitika Chopra interviews Hannah Olson, the founder of Disclo, a company that revolutionizes workplace accommodations. They discuss Hannah's journey as an entrepreneur and the challenges she faced. They also explore the importance of setting boundaries and practicing self-care. Hannah shares insights into the creation of Disclo and its mission to provide a safe and confidential platform for employees to disclose their conditions and request accommodations. They also touch on the new product, Disclo Hire, which focuses on interview accommodations. The conversation concludes with a discussion on thriving through balance and sustainable leadership.



    Takeaways


    Setting boundaries and practicing self-care are essential for entrepreneurs, especially those with chronic illnesses.


    Disclo is a platform that simplifies the process of requesting workplace accommodations, providing a safe and confidential environment for employees.


    Disclo Hire is a new product that focuses on interview accommodations, empowering candidates to disclose their conditions and request support from the beginning.


    Thriving as an entrepreneur involves finding balance and practicing sustainable leadership.



    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction and Background

    07:53 Becoming an Entrepreneur

    14:07 Navigating Boundaries and Personal Impact

    16:59 Challenges and Lessons Learned

    28:24 Disclo: Revolutionizing Workplace Accommodations

    33:30 Disclo Hire: Interview Accommodations

    35:31 Thriving through Balance and Sustainable Leadership



    Bio:

    Empathy meets innovation in the journey of Hannah Olson, Co-Founder and CEO of Disclo, a revolutionary HR software helping companies to automate ADA accommodations at scale. Hannah’s own experience navigating her early career while undergoing intensive treatment for Lyme disease sparked the idea for her first venture Chronically Capable, which grew to be one of the largest and most-used disability recruiting platforms in North America. Today, she is known globally for her disability advocacy, with recent features in The NYT, Forbes, Inc Magazine, and more.



    Website: 

    https://www.disclo.com/



    Social Media Handle:

    Personal: @hanrosols

    Disclo: @letsdisclo

    • 39 min
    From Ego to Essence: Healing through Beauty, Empowerment, and Rituals with Pragathi Guruprasad

    From Ego to Essence: Healing through Beauty, Empowerment, and Rituals with Pragathi Guruprasad

    Summary

    In this conversation, Nitika Chopra interviews Pragathi Guruprasad, discussing topics such as living without ego, connecting with something greater, beauty as a healing tool, empowering those with disabilities in rural India, and daily rituals for thriving.



    Takeaways


    Living and creating without ego allows for a more genuine and impactful presence in the world.


    Connecting with something greater, whether it be God, spirit, or a higher power, provides strength and sustenance during challenging times.


    Beauty can be a powerful tool for healing and self-expression, and it should be inclusive and reflective of diverse experiences.


    Empowering those with disabilities in rural areas is essential for creating sustainable livelihoods and fostering dignity.


    Daily rituals, such as enjoying a cup of chai or spending time in nature, can ground and center individuals, contributing to their overall well-being.





    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction and Connection

    05:59 Living and Creating without Ego

    11:12 Connecting with Something Greater

    16:21 Beauty as a Healing Tool

    26:20 Empowering Those with Disabilities in Rural India

    32:49 Daily Rituals for Thriving

    39:51 Closing and Gratitude



    Bio:

    Pragathi Guruprasad is the co-founder of Soma Ayurvedic, a luxury beauty brand that highlights goodness from the Indian forest. Pragathi has spent the last decade in the entertainment industry both in India and the US lending her voice to over a dozen Indian films, releasing Independent albums, touring worldwide, and appearing in numerous films and TV shows in Hollywood. Pragathi is one of the first South Asian faces of brands like L’Oréal, NYX Cosmetics, Colourpop, Elf, Too Faced, just to name a few. She has amassed a dedicated following of over 1M across socials. Pragathi runs an NGO, And Alt Organization, that helps provide sustainable livelihoods for those in rural India with multiple disabilities. Most recently, Pragathi’s Super Bowl commercial received 2 Emmy Nominations. Pragathi is a graduate of UCLA.



    Website:

    somayurvedic.com

    Social Media Handle:

    https://www.instagram.com/pragathiguru/

    • 41 min
    Heart-Centered Hustle: Thriving in the Influencer World with Lucie Fink

    Heart-Centered Hustle: Thriving in the Influencer World with Lucie Fink

    Lucie Fink shares her journey as a content creator and how she stays heart-centered in the influencer world. She discusses the importance of having a secure foundation and finding support in real-life relationships. Lucie also explores her interest in spirituality and Ayurveda and how it has influenced her content. She emphasizes the importance of not over-identifying with labels and diagnoses. Lucie shares her perspective on taking control of her career and the power of starting small. She also recommends the Wim Hof breathing technique as a way to boost wellness. Finally, Lucie defines thriving as accepting and embracing the present moment.

    Takeaways:


    Stay heart-centered in content creation by focusing on genuine sharing and avoiding ego-driven motives.
    Having a secure foundation and support system in real-life relationships is crucial for navigating the influencer world.
    Exploring spirituality and alternative wellness practices can provide a sense of balance and fulfillment.
    Avoid over-identifying with labels and diagnoses, and instead focus on acceptance and self-compassion.
    Take control of your career by starting small and being proactive in pursuing your passions.
    Practice the Wim Hof breathing technique for a natural wellness boost.
    Thriving is about accepting and embracing the present moment, finding balance, and being grateful for what you have.

    Chapters:

    00:00 Introduction to Season 3

    05:13 Introducing Guest Lucie Fink

    06:32 Lucie Fink's Career and Accomplishments

    07:56 Lucie Fink's Podcast and Curiosity

    08:50 Introduction and Connection

    11:03 Being Heart-Centered in Content Creation

    15:11 Navigating the Creator World without a Secure Foundation

    21:52 Exploring Spirituality and Ayurveda

    28:12 Not Over-Identifying with Labels and Diagnoses

    36:41 Taking Life into Your Own Hands

    41:05 Practicing the Wim Hof Breathing Technique

    50:20 Thriving through Acceptance and Balance

    54:26 Meeting through a Swimsuit Campaign



    Bio: Lucie Fink is a lifestyle host, video producer, stop motion artist, and mama. Across her platforms, she reaches millions of people with her high-quality, entertaining content centered around lifestyle, creativity, and exploration.



    Website: Luciefink.com



    Follow Lucie on social media!

    IG: @luciebfink

    TikTok: @luciebfink

    Youtube: @luciebfink

    • 56 min
    The Great Re-Evaluation with Nitika Chopra and Amina AlTai

    The Great Re-Evaluation with Nitika Chopra and Amina AlTai

    Welcome to another episode of the Thriving Together podcast! As we reflect on the themes of this year, we delve into some profound topics that have resonated with many of us. Amina and I explore the concept of the great re-evaluation that has been sweeping across our lives. It's a time when so many people are questioning their paths and seeking alignment with their true purpose. We discuss how this process of self-reflection can lead to powerful transformations and a deeper understanding of oneself. So, grab your favorite cozy blanket and join us as we explore these meaningful topics. 

    Here’s a summary of this podcast episode: 


    Shedding Old Patterns and Beliefs that are holding us back


    Being Holy While Achieving Success and what that looks like in practice


    The great re-evaluation and what Amina + Nitika are re-evaluating in their lives.


    The consistent themes that were present in 2023



    Amina AITai is a holistic business and career coach, proud immigrant and chronic illness advocate.  A leading coach to notable leaders, executives and founders—Amina's mastery is in connecting us to our brilliance and teaching us to live and lead from it each day. As a woman of color of Iraqi descent, she often works with marginalized communities to help them realize possibilities in a way that honors their particular lived experiences. She is the author of the forthcoming book, The Ambition Trap, with Penguin/The Open Field.

    Amina has partnered with progressive companies such as Google, Roku, Deloitte, Snap, Outdoor Voices, NYU and HUGE. She's an Entrepreneur Magazine expert-in-residence, a Forbes contributor and was named one of Success Magazine’s Women of Influence. Additionally, she's been featured in goop, Well+Good, The New York Times, Yahoo, NBC, and more.

    Website

    Aminaaltai.com



    Follow Amina on social media!

    IG @aminaaltai

    Tiktok @theaminaaltai

    • 43 min
    Reflection and The Power of Acceptance

    Reflection and The Power of Acceptance

    Are you seeking a profound shift in your mindset, one that can turn challenges into opportunities for growth? Well, you're not alone! I'll be walking you through the key principles that have helped me unlock my own personal growth in this week's episode. Acceptance is a major cornerstone of self-love and personal growth. Through reflection and embracing acceptance, you can transform your life and the way you relate to others. I'll share practical strategies to help you foster a deeper sense of acceptance within yourself and nurture healthier, more fulfilling relationships with those around you so I hope you enjoy the episode. 



    Stay tuned for this enlightening episode, where we'll dive deep into these topics and explore the transformative magic of reflection and acceptance. Get ready to ignite your inner spark and let your authentic self shine.



    Here's what you can look forward to:

    The key to unlocking personal growth and transforming challenges into opportunities.

    Cultivate a deeper sense of acceptance and foster healthier and more fulfilling relationships.

    Uncover the inspiring journey behind the creation of Chronicon and the impact it has had on the world.



    Join the Chronicon community here!

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Fineartofwaiting ,

So needed!

This podcast is incredible! I live with chronic Illness and hearing Nitika speak about so many issues helps me feel less isolated. I love the tips and ideas, the guests have been wonderful and she tells it like it is, for many of us. I look forward to a new episode each week. 💓👏🏻💓

Leslie Thorpe ,

Empowering!

What an amazing listen! Nitika manages to create an uplifting, yet realistic, take on what it means to thrive with chronic illness. Every episode leaves me feeling understood and empowered.

lisalynh ,

Beyond grateful

Beyond grateful for this incredible podcast. It has really helped me shift perspective on living with chronic illness. It feels like a gift. And Nitika has the mouth soothing, warm lovely voice and insight.

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