That little voice in our heads if left unchecked can prevent us from trying new things, cause social anxiety, lower our self-esteem and make us feel pretty miserable sometimes. Dr. Rachel Goldsmith Turow offers clear processes for reducing that chatter through mindful practices.
Dr. Rachel Goldsmith-Turow is a psychotherapist and research scientist who has
trained hundreds of individuals in the use of mindfulness, self-compassion, and cognitive
behavioral skills. She is an adjunct faculty member at Seattle University and the Icahn
School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is also the author of Mindfulness Skills for Trauma
and PTSD: Practices for Recovery and Resilience and is a frequent speaker at national and
She has provided workshops, seminars, and conference presentations for diverse audiences
that include mental health professionals, cancer researchers, Department of Defense
personnel, veterans’ advocates, and mindfulness scholars. She has also trained
military medical personnel to manage others’ trauma responses during deployment.
In this interview, I speak with her about her new book, The Self-Talk Workout, Six Science-Backed Strategies to Dissolve Self-Criticism and Transform the Voice in Your Head, because we all have that little voice in our head that can throw us off track or prevent us from fully enjoying life.
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A Mindful Moment is written and hosted by Teresa McKee and/or Melissa Sims. The Spanish version is translated and hosted by Paola Theil. Intro music, Retreat, by Jason Farnham. Outro music, Morning Stroll by Josh Kirsch, Media Right Productions. Thank you for tuning in! This podcast is produced by Work2Live Productions.