Disability History Month

Disability History Month: The Disability Movement

As part of Disability History Month, I’m delighted to have Steph Cutler on this week’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast.  I met Steph when I was working at Imperial College London, and she did some work for me through her organisation – Making Lemonade.  About my guest Steph is the Founder of Making Lemonade, an organisation she set up over 12 years ago after acquiring unexpected sight loss and started experiencing barriers that disabled people face in society –…

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Why you need a coach with Leyla Okhai

Why you need a coach (and don’t wait until January)

On this episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I talk about coaching and what it is, how it can benefit you and why you need a coach. I outline how a coach can help you to realise and achieve your goals as an individual or as part of a team.  Why you need a Coach  Coaching is a productive conversation between a coach and “coachee” (the person being coached), and the process of coaching enables the “coachee” to fully develop…

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Jingle Well – winter wellbeing (how to stay sane this Christmas)

On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m going to be talking about the Jingle Well winter wellbeing programme. I outline why the modern Western way of celebrating Christmas may not be the best for your mental health and wellbeing.    I talk about how this “special season” can be all but special for many of us and ways in which to manage various tensions.  In today’s show, we talk about: Why I decided to make an episode on…

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Katie Russell from Rape Crisis England and Wales and SARSVL

Talking about Domestic Violence at work

This week’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast is all about 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence. This includes domestic and sexual violence. The 16 days span from 25th November to 10th December. This week we are focusing on domestic violence and sexual abuse and how to support survivors who may need support from their workplace.  It’s a 2-part episode, in which, Katie Russell, Media and Comms Co-ordinator at Rape Crisis England and Wales and Harriet Smailes a volunteer…

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Soma Ghosh the Career Happiness Mentor

Career Happiness and Mental Health With Soma Ghosh

Episode Title: Career Happiness and Mental Health With Soma Ghosh. This week on the Diverse Minds podcast, I talk to the amazing Soma Ghosh, the founder of The Career Happiness Mentor.   This episode comes after Anti-Bullying Week, and with “Change Starts with Us” being the theme, we’re going to be looking at moving towards your career dream.  I was honoured to be a guest on Soma’s podcast, called The Career Happiness Podcast earlier this year, talking about bullying, neuro-divergence…

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