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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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What You can do for University Mental Health Day with Rosie Tressler

What You Can Do For University Mental Health Day

Welcome to the 27th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast. Today we’re talking about University Mental Health Day. I’m delighted to be joined by Rosie Tressler, the CEO of Student Minds.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.  About my guest Rosie Tressler is the CEO of Student Minds, the UK’s dedicated student mental health charity. Student Minds develops innovative approaches to support mentally healthy university communities. Student…

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International Student Mental Health

International Student Mental Health

International Student Mental Health On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m going to be talking about international students’ mental health whilst studying at universities in the UK.    I have decided to make an episode on this topic, as it has become increasingly talked about issue within the UK, particularly in Higher Education.  Blue Monday, the most depressing day in January has passed by and it’s currently Chinese New Year.  I am aware that many students won’t be able…

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How staff networks can shape the culture

In today’s episode, I chat with Kate Nash about how staff networks can shape the culture and behaviour in organisations with Kate Nash. Staff employee networks/resource groups can have the power to shape and strengthen the culture and behaviours of their organisations. This is done by using the talent, ideas, enthusiasm and knowledge of staff. Shaping the Culture Effective networks can help to create change in organisations, as well to support leaders and managers in implementing change. Sometimes setting up…

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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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