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How kindness helps our mental health

How kindness helps our mental health

How kindness helps our mental health On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme of kindness. I decided to talk about this as it’s Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) from Monday 18 to Sunday 24 May 2020. This is a week in the UK used to raise awareness of mental health and mental ill-health. It’s also a time to inspire action and promote the positive message of good mental health for…

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Why bother with inclusive language

Why bother with Inclusive Language?

On today’s episode, I’m talking about inclusive language. Why bother with inclusive language, why it is so important and why language matters so much. I decided to talk about this because inclusive language seems to be a hot topic. One that many organisations, prior to lock down, were asking me to deliver workshops on. In fact, during this period of social and physical distancing, I’ve heard unhelpful expressions around inclusive language.  Listen to podcast If you enjoyed this episode, then…

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Five Lessons we can learn from Noughts and Crosses

On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about the five lessons we can all learn from the TV series, Noughts and Crosses, to address inequity in the workplace. I decided to talk about this because while I was watching the show, I completely fell in love with all the characters, and became very engrossed in the series as many people did. I also felt there were lots of parallels and lessons we could all learn to improve the workplace…

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Coronavirus and Humanitarian Perspectives Asil Sidahmed

Coronavirus and Humanitarian perspectives

Coronavirus and Humanitarian perspectives  On today’s episode, I talk about public health and COVID-19. With a focus on race, white privilege, public health and intersectionality. To discuss these points and her journey, I am joined by Asil Sidahmed.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.   About My Guest Asil Sidahmed is an advocacy practitioner with over a decades’ experience in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe in humanitarianism. With all her experience, this…

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Ramadan and what it means with Omar Salha

Ramadan and what it means with Omar Salha

In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, it currently isn’t possible for people of any faith to congregate and be together. This is poignant with Easter, Passover, Vaisakhi, and now Ramadan. In this week’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I am going to be talking about the upcoming annual fast for Muslims called Ramadan. We talk about why it’s important for workplaces and in fact everyone to understand more about it.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing…

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