wellbeing

Staying Connected during Social Isolation

Staying connected during social isolation

Staying connected during social isolation On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I’m going to be talking about how we can stay safe and connected during a period of social and physical distancing to protect ourselves from acquiring Coronavirus/COVID-19.    If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.  At the moment, there is no escape or let up from this global pandemic. So, I felt it was right…

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World Poetry Day with Jess Green

World Poetry Day with Jess Green

Purpose of World Poetry Day This week’s episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast is all about World Poetry Day, I am joined by the award-winning Jess Green on the show to talk about the day and what it means. If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.  Saturday 21 March was World Poetry Day. This is especially important at the moment as Poetry reaffirms our common humanity by revealing…

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Five Ways to Wellbeing and Coronavirus

Five Ways to Wellbeing during Coronavirus restrictions

Five Ways to Wellbeing The Five Ways to Wellbeing are widely known and recognised in the UK. They were developed by the New Economics Foundation in 2009. The underpinning concept is that wellbeing is comprised of two main elements: feeling good and functioning well. The Five Ways to Wellbeing are evidence-based public mental health messages. They aim to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the UK population. The Five Ways to Wellbeing are: If you want to know more…

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Overcoming Adversity with Petra Velzeboer

Overcoming Adversity with Petra Velzeboer

As this month is International Women’s Month, I’m showcasing an amazing woman on this week’s podcast.  I’ll be talking to Petra Velzeboer, about overcoming adversity.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.  About my guest Petra Velzeboer was born into the infamous Children of God cult where she was raised with the pressure of saving the world. With no formal education to speak of, or resources on how…

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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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