Body Positivity

Body Positivity and how to be an ally with Sarah-Daisy Burnard

It’s National Obesity Week, so I wanted to take a different perspective and talk about Body Positivity on this week’s episode. To help me with this, I am joined by Sarah-Daisy Burnard who hosts the podcast Shake the Tree.    https://d3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net/staging/2020-0-13/43234297-44100-2-7f2091fdd833e.m4a   About my guest Sarah is a 43-year-old mother of 4 with one more on the way. Having grown up in Oxford, she describes herself as a dual heritage having a Mauritian mother and English Jewish father.  Sarah has always…

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Blue Monday sparks conversations about mental health

How Blue Monday sparks conversations about mental health

On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about that infamous Monday in January, Blue Monday. I will highlight why employers should care about staff wellbeing even more so during this month.  When is Blue Monday?  Mondays can be tough for all of us. It is the day of the week staff are most likely to call in sick. The third Monday in January is called Blue Monday, supposedly the most depressing day of the year. The day when it…

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Looking beyond New Year's Resolutions

Looking Beyond New Year’s Resolution

On this episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I talk about how to look beyond fleeting New Year’s resolutions and think about mental wellbeing 365, or 366 days of the year. We hear it every year, don’t we? Setting intentions and then giving up on New Year’s resolutions.    Looking Beyond New Year’s  Resolutions The second Friday in January is apparently when most people quit or “fail” their New Year’s resolutions in some way. It can be down to the…

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Lessons I learned in 2019

12 business lessons I learned in 2019

Lessons I learned in 2019 On this episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I talk about the business lessons I’ve learned in the year 2019. I also talk about what’s to come in 2020 for my business, Diverse Minds UK.  The end of the Gregorian calendar is often a time for reflection for everyone, an opportunity to look back and set the tone for the year ahead, and I think doing this can be a useful exercise to celebrate all…

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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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