Mental Health

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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Two elderly men sit on a bench in Portugal not speaking and isolated from the other side of the park

Why loneliness in the elderly is a quiet epidemic

Loneliness in the Elderly and Coronavirus The coronavirus pandemic has been an incredibly challenging time for many of us. It’s fair to say that the elderly are among those who have been hit the hardest. This is because of their vulnerability to the virus. Meaning many have had to isolate themselves completely from their family and friends. These extreme levels of self-isolation have rightly become the focus of public attention throughout the lockdown, but this is by no means a…

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Solopreneur Mental Health

Solopreneur Mental Health 

On today’s episode, I talk about solopreneur and small business owners’ mental health. I chose to talk about solopreneur mental health, because I think there are specific challenges that you face when you run your own business. Or you have a small team but you’re essentially a small enterprise or a micro-business.  In this episode, I talk about these challenges and what you can do to deal with them during these incredibly difficult times.    Listen to the episode In today’s…

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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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