Leyla Okhai Assertiveness and Self-Care

#57 Assertiveness and Self-Care

On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, as part of my trilogy for Self-Care September, I talk about assertiveness and setting boundaries. I outline how assertiveness can help you on your self-care journey, in terms of your mental, physical and social well-being,  I decided to make an episode on this topic as setting boundaries often stops us from looking after ourselves.  Listen to the podcast   In today’s show, I talk about: How some cultures encourage us to put…

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#56 Creating Safe Cultural Spaces with Rupinder Kaur

Welcome to the 56th episode of the DM podcast, and as part of Self-Care September, I’m going to be talking about creating safe spaces for specific cultural groups.  I am delighted to be joined by Rupinder Kaur, Founder and CEO of AWMB and the Inspire Monthly Club.   Listen to the episode   About my guest Rupinder Kaur is the award-winning founder of Asian Women MEAN Business. She defines herself as a British Asian woman who has experienced and excelled in…

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Shaping your self-care routine

#55 Shaping Your Self Care Routine

Shaping your Self Care Routine On today’s episode, as part of Self-Care September, I talk about creating, adapting and having a routine to support your self-care.  The term self-care often has a bad reputation or a response that invokes a big sigh!  What I mean by self-care is taking practical action to look after your physical, mental and social wellbeing, and doing this regularly helps us during times of stress and builds resilience.    Listen to the episode In today’s show,…

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Social Media and Mental Health

#54 Social Media and Mental Health: Help or Hindrance?

  This episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I talk about social media and the impact it has on our mental health and wellbeing.  I decided to talk about this topic because Sunday 5th of September was the first Digital Detox Day. Created in  collaboration between #IAMWHOLE, an organisation co-founded by Jordan Stephens of Rizzle Kicks, beauty blogger Zoella and the cosmetics brand Lush. The aim of Digital Detox Day is about raising awareness around the negative impacts that social…

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Happy First Birthday Diverse Minds Podcast

#53 Happy 1st Birthday Diverse Minds Podcast

Today’s episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast is all about celebrating a very happy 1st birthday, a 52 full episodes of the show!  For the first birthday, I share with you the five key things that I have learned over the 52 episodes of the podcast.   Listen to the episode In today’s show, I talk about: Why it took me so long to start a podcast! [1:27] How to find your voice. [02:12] The way in which statistics can help…

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