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Working at Home Life Balance

Your Working at Home Life Balance

On today’s episode, I talk about your working at home-life balance and looking after your wellbeing during this time of uncertainty.  Needless to say, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for all of us. One of the key things about this time is that there’s been little to no adjustment period.  One day we were in a physical workspace or most of us were, and overnight, around 80% of us were told to work at home, or we…

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Windrush Day with Patrick Vernon

Windrush Day with Patrick Vernon

In today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m joined by Dr Patrick Vernon to talk about Windrush Day.  The first-ever Windrush Day was celebrated in 2018 on the 22nd of June. It is a special day to remember the first generation of people from the Caribbean, who came over to the UK by invitation to help rebuild Britain after World War Two.  One of the ships was called Empire Windrush, with over 500 passengers from the Caribbean. It arrived…

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Men's Health Week with Oris Ikiomi

Men’s Health Week with Oris Ikomi

Welcome to the 42nd episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, and it’s Men’s Health Week this week: running from the 15th to the 21st of June.  The aim of Men’s Health Week is to raise awareness of health issues that affect men disproportionately. As well as focusing on men to become more aware of health problems they may have or could develop, and gain the courage to do something about it.  So in essence, the three areas are to: support…

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Racism and Genuine Allyship with Leyla Okhai

Racism and Genuine Allyship

Racism and Genuine Allyship On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m going to be talking about racism and genuine allyship. This week’s episode was meant to be about my new online course the Mentally Healthy Professional, however, with what’s been happening this week and quite frankly for the past 400+ years, I felt the need to speak about my own experience of racism. Including the faces of racism and why we all need to and can take action…

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Negotiating something better

Welcome to the 40th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast. For some of us things may be getting back to normal. However, if you are anything like me, you’re probably trying to process what’s been happening. Negotiating Something Better Many of us have been finding that we’ve been pedalling hard, but not really getting anywhere. Or not being recognised for the work that has been done during this difficult time. So how do you have the conversation with your manager…

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