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Mindfulness only takes a moment – but that moment is a beautiful space to create balance, peace, and compassion. Erin Iwanusa, LCSW, CDWF, is a psychotherapist and social worker. She is the owner and founder of Taproot Therapy, LCSW, PLLC in New York City. Her practice focuses on mindfulness-based therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She is also a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator, a highly experiential methodology based on the work of Dr. Brené Brown. Mindfulness is a core component to any therapeutic practice, and this podcast is designed to support your own practice, by offering mindfulness and meditation exercises, lessons in mindfulness and our mental health, as well as interviews and talks with other experts in the mental health and wellness field.

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Sep 30, 2020

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...

Sep 9, 2020

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.

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Sep 1, 2020

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. 
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