Mental Health

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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Resilience and Mental Health

Resilience and Mental Health

On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about the word resilience and mental health. I’ll clarify what it means and how we can all learn from the harder times to enable us to move forward.  Why Resilience and Mental Health? I decided to talk about this because throughout the pandemic I have seen articles, blogs and webinars about resilient leadership: How to respond, plan and thrive. So, I decided to record  an episode to highlight the importance of resilience…

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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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