The Mindful Space

Michelle Chaffardet

The Mindful Space is your trusted sanctuary for recovery and mental health healing. We're committed to illuminating the path to well-being through evidence-based advice, expert interviews, and real-life success stories. Our mission is to empower you with the knowledge and support you need to reclaim your life. Because healing isn't just a process; it's a journey worth celebrating.

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Episodes

Navigating Trauma: Understanding, Recovery, and Resilience - Lydiana Garcia
Jan 18 2024
Navigating Trauma: Understanding, Recovery, and Resilience - Lydiana Garcia
This comprehensive video, "Navigating the Maze of Trauma: Understanding, Recovery, and Resilience," delves deeply into the multifaceted world of trauma and its impact on individuals. It is an enlightening journey that begins by exploring what trauma is and how it profoundly affects people, both mentally and physically. The discussion extends to the common signs of trauma, offering viewers insights into recognizing these symptoms in themselves or others.A significant focus is placed on resilience in trauma recovery, elucidating what it means to be resilient and how one can cultivate this quality. The video also emphasizes the importance of building a strong support system during the recovery process, highlighting various ways individuals can find and nurture supportive relationships and environments.Self-care is underscored as a pivotal component in healing from trauma. The video guides viewers through practical self-care strategies and methods to recognize and manage trauma triggers. Additionally, it provides an in-depth look at how mindfulness and grounding techniques can be transformative tools for trauma survivors.The neurological aspect of trauma recovery is not overlooked. The video explains how trauma affects the brain and the role of therapeutic interventions in facilitating recovery. It discusses various therapeutic approaches that are effective for trauma treatment, including addressing the unique challenges of complex trauma from multiple sources.Dispelling myths about trauma therapy, the video aims to provide clarity and understanding, encouraging those unsure about seeking help to take that vital step. Ethical issues, cultural considerations in therapy, and the impact of childhood trauma on adult life are also examined.Personal stories of resilience and healing are woven throughout the video, offering hope and inspiration. For those supporting loved ones through trauma, practical advice is provided to ensure their well-being without causing further distress.Special segments focus on the nuances of trauma in children and teens, including signs, parental guidance, and age-appropriate therapeutic methods. The role of schools and teachers in supporting traumatized children is discussed, along with strategies for parents to create a safe, nurturing environment for young survivors.Lastly, the video addresses the often-overlooked topic of how a parent's unresolved trauma can affect their parenting and signs indicating when parents themselves might need help.This video is an essential resource for anyone seeking to understand trauma, its effects, and the journey towards recovery and resilience. Whether you are a trauma survivor, a supportive loved one, or a professional in the field, this video offers valuable insights, practical advice, and a message of hope.Follow  Lydiana Garciahttps://www.instagram.com/dr.lydianagarcia/https://www.tiktok.com/@dralydianagarcia?lang=enhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS9vCuujBjaKyq3ZHDs1RxQFollow us!YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@themindfulspaceInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.mindful.space/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themindfulspace777TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@themindfulspace
Navegando el trauma: comprensión, recuperación y resiliencia - Lydiana García
Jan 18 2024
Navegando el trauma: comprensión, recuperación y resiliencia - Lydiana García
Este completo vídeo, "Navegando por el laberinto del trauma: comprensión, recuperación y resiliencia", profundiza en el mundo multifacético del trauma y su impacto en las personas. Es un viaje esclarecedor que comienza explorando qué es el trauma y cómo afecta profundamente a las personas, tanto mental como físicamente. La discusión se extiende a los signos comunes del trauma y ofrece a los espectadores ideas para reconocer estos síntomas en ellos mismos o en los demás.Se pone especial atención en la resiliencia en la recuperación de un trauma, aclarando qué significa ser resiliente y cómo se puede cultivar esta cualidad. El video también enfatiza la importancia de construir un sistema de apoyo sólido durante el proceso de recuperación, destacando varias formas en que las personas pueden encontrar y fomentar relaciones y entornos de apoyo.El autocuidado se destaca como un componente fundamental en la curación del trauma. El video guía a los espectadores a través de estrategias y métodos prácticos de cuidado personal para reconocer y manejar los desencadenantes del trauma. Además, proporciona una mirada en profundidad a cómo las técnicas de atención plena y conexión a tierra pueden ser herramientas transformadoras para los sobrevivientes de traumas.No se pasa por alto el aspecto neurológico de la recuperación del trauma. El vídeo explica cómo el trauma afecta al cerebro y el papel de las intervenciones terapéuticas para facilitar la recuperación. Analiza varios enfoques terapéuticos que son efectivos para el tratamiento del trauma, incluido el abordaje de los desafíos únicos del trauma complejo proveniente de múltiples fuentes.El video, que disipa los mitos sobre la terapia del trauma, tiene como objetivo brindar claridad y comprensión, alentando a quienes no están seguros de buscar ayuda a dar ese paso vital. También se examinan cuestiones éticas, consideraciones culturales en la terapia y el impacto del trauma infantil en la vida adulta.A lo largo del vídeo se entrelazan historias personales de resiliencia y curación, que ofrecen esperanza e inspiración. Para quienes apoyan a sus seres queridos durante un trauma, se brindan consejos prácticos para garantizar su bienestar sin causar más angustia.Los segmentos especiales se centran en los matices del trauma en niños y adolescentes, incluidos los signos, la orientación de los padres y los métodos terapéuticos apropiados para la edad. Se analiza el papel de las escuelas y los maestros en el apoyo a los niños traumatizados, junto con estrategias para que los padres creen un ambiente seguro y enriquecedor para los jóvenes sobrevivientes.Por último, el video aborda el tema que a menudo se pasa por alto: cómo el trauma no resuelto de un padre puede afectar su crianza y las señales que indican cuándo los propios padres podrían necesitar ayuda.Este video es un recurso esencial para cualquiera que busque comprender el trauma, sus efectos y el camino hacia la recuperación y la resiliencia. Si usted es un sobreviviente de un trauma, un ser querido que lo apoya o un profesional en el campo, este video ofrece ideas valiosas, consejos prácticos y un mensaje de esperanza.Sigue a Lydiana Garcíahttps://www.instagram.com/dr.lydianagarcia/https://www.tiktok.com/@dralydianagarcia?lang=enhttps:/Follow us!YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@themindfulspaceInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.mindful.space/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themindfulspace777TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@themindfulspace
The Dark Side of Sports Gambling: Unveiling the Addiction - Chaz Donati
Nov 3 2023
The Dark Side of Sports Gambling: Unveiling the Addiction - Chaz Donati
In this enlightening episode of the Mindful Space, we dive deep into the gripping world of sports gambling addiction. Join your host, Michelle, as we unpack the seductive allure of betting and its significant impact on individuals of all ages. From the electrifying highs of a win to the daunting lows of loss, sports gambling addiction is a formidable opponent on the mental health battlefield. Our conversation today illuminates the often-overlooked aspects of this addiction, including the glitz of media glamorization and the deceptive sense of control it imparts to the gambler.Witness a compelling narrative unfold with our special guest, Chaz, who shares his personal encounter with the snares of sports betting. His story is one of passion turned perilous, a cautionary tale that echoes the experiences of many who fall prey to the psychological traps of gambling. This episode not only raises awareness about the challenges and consequences of sports gambling addiction but also spotlights the critical need for support, recovery, and mental health advocacy. Whether you're touched by addiction or simply seeking to understand its complexities, this is a conversation to be noticed.Follow ChazChaz Donati (@chazdonati) • Instagram photos and videosFollow us!YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@themindfulspaceInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.mindful.space/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themindfulspace777TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@themindfulspace
Human Trafficking and Mental Health with Rebecca Bender
Sep 22 2023
Human Trafficking and Mental Health with Rebecca Bender
Join us for a powerful and eye-opening episode of The Mindful Space as we sit down with the remarkable Rebecca Bender, a survivor, activist, author, and entrepreneur who has dedicated her life to fighting against human trafficking. Not only is she a survivor herself, but she has become a beacon of hope for countless others who have experienced the horrors of human trafficking.In this episode, we dive deep into her journey, discussing her harrowing experience as a trafficking survivor and the incredible work she's doing to combat this global issue. From her specialized training programs that have equipped over 115,000 professionals, including the FBI and Homeland Security, to her groundbreaking online school, Elevate Academy, which helps survivors rebuild their lives after escaping the clutches of traffickers.Together, we explore ways for individuals to recognize trafficking victims and the different vulnerabilities that can make someone a target. Rebecca shares her own personal experience of being manipulated into trafficking and the mental health battles she faced during her six years in captivity.But this episode isn't just about the darkness; it's also about the journey to healing and empowerment. Rebecca offers advice to those struggling to overcome trauma and shares her own mindfulness and mental health techniques that keep her grounded.Join us in this inspiring and enlightening conversation with Rebecca Bender, and together, let's raise awareness and work towards a world where no one has to endure the horrors of human trafficking.Thank you for watching this episode of the Mindful Space.Remember to subscribe and hit that notification bill so you don’t miss our next video!See you next time. Follow RebeccaRebecca - Trafficking Expert (@imrebeccabender) • Instagram photos and videosFollow us!YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@themindfulspaceInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.mindful.space/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themindfulspace777TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@themindfulspace
5 Myths About the Keto Diet - Busted by Ben Azadi Podcast
Aug 11 2023
5 Myths About the Keto Diet - Busted by Ben Azadi Podcast
Welcome to another episode of the Mindful Space Podcast. Today we're diving deep into the world of keto diets with an extraordinary guest, Ben Azadi, also known as the Health Detective. Get ready for an inspiring and informative conversation that could reshape your approach to health and wellness!Join us as we sit down with the remarkable Ben Azadi, whose personal health journey is nothing short of incredible. Back in 2008, Ben faced the challenges of obesity head-on, ultimately shedding an astounding 80 pounds and achieving metabolic vitality. This transformative experience ignited his passion for empowering others, propelling him on a mission to impact 1 billion lives through healthier lifestyles positively.Known as "The Health Detective," Ben Azadi's expertise as a source for intermittent fasting and the ketogenic diet spans back to 2013. He's earned this moniker by diving deep into the complexities of dysfunction within the body and advocating for education over medication to restore natural balance.In this episode, Ben opens up about his profound weight loss journey, delving into how his childhood experiences contributed to his struggle with excessive weight. He candidly discusses hitting rock bottom during his 20s—a period marked by weight issues, a breakup, and battles with alcohol, food, and video game addiction. Tune in as he recounts the turning point that a book gifted by a friend triggered, leading him down a path of self-discovery and transformation.Ben passionately emphasizes the significance of not only physical health but mental well-being too. He draws connections between the two, underlining how they intricately intertwine to shape a holistic approach to wellness. With his expertise, he guides us through the intricacies of the keto diet, debunking common misconceptions and highlighting the pitfalls many encounter when attempting it without proper guidance.Tune in to this eye-opening episode as we uncover Ben Azadi's remarkable journey and tap into his wealth of knowledge on the keto diet. Whether you're a keto enthusiast or a newcomer to the concept, there's something here for everyone.Thank you for joining us for this episode of Mindful Space. We hope you enjoyed this enlightening conversation with Ben Azadi. We upload captivating conversations with mental health professionals every week. Make sure to subscribe and hit the notification bell so you don't miss our next video!See you next time. Follow Ben https://www.benazadi.com/ https://www.youtube.com/KetoKamphttps://www.instagram.com/thebenazadi/ Follow us!YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@themindfulspaceInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.mindful.space/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themindfulspace777TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@themindfulspace
Tackling High Functioning Anxiety With Nadia Fiorita
Aug 4 2023
Tackling High Functioning Anxiety With Nadia Fiorita
Are you a high-achieving woman who often feels overwhelmed, stressed, and anxious? You are not alone. In this enlightening episode of the Mindful Space, we delve into the world of "High Functioning Anxiety," specifically in women. Our special guest, Nadia Fioritta, an expert in the mental health field with over 13 years of experience, shares her invaluable insights.Nadia is not only a seasoned professional but also the proud owner of a private practice in both Florida and Connecticut. She passionately conducts 1:1 virtual therapy sessions with women and adolescent girls, using her extensive background in trauma-focused therapies, DBT, REBT, CBT, and more. Nadia believes in offering a personalized approach to her clients, helping them to thrive amidst their unique challenges.In this episode, Nadia breaks down the complexities of anxiety, offering a comprehensive understanding of why we experience it and how it manifests in high-functioning individuals. With a particular focus on women, she sheds light on the unique challenges they face, including the peaks of anxiety and the various factors contributing to it.With two coaching certifications in health and wellness, Nadia imparts a holistic approach to mental well-being. Drawing from her own transformative experiences, she provides a perspective that extends beyond traditional mental health discussions. Her passion for helping others find balance and resilience shines throughout the episode, offering invaluable advice to anyone seeking a more holistic approach to their mental health journey.If you or someone you know grapples with anxiety, this episode is a must-watch. Nadia's expertise and compassionate guidance offer tangible coping strategies to help individuals overcome anxiety and regain control of their lives.Thank you for joining us in this episode of the Mindful Space podcast! We post insightful conversations with experienced mental health professionals every week. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to subscribe and turn on notifications so you don't miss an upload.See you next time!Follow us!YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@themindfulspaceInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.mindful.space/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themindfulspace777TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@themindfulspace