Workplace culture

Why bother with inclusive language

Why bother with Inclusive Language?

On today’s episode, I’m talking about inclusive language. Why bother with inclusive language, why it is so important and why language matters so much. I decided to talk about this because inclusive language seems to be a hot topic. One that many organisations, prior to lock down, were asking me to deliver workshops on. In fact, during this period of social and physical distancing, I’ve heard unhelpful expressions around inclusive language.  Listen to podcast If you enjoyed this episode, then…

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Five Lessons we can learn from Noughts and Crosses

On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about the five lessons we can all learn from the TV series, Noughts and Crosses, to address inequity in the workplace. I decided to talk about this because while I was watching the show, I completely fell in love with all the characters, and became very engrossed in the series as many people did. I also felt there were lots of parallels and lessons we could all learn to improve the workplace…

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How to Organise effective mental health awareness events

How to organise mental health awareness events

On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about how to organise effective mental health awareness events for your workplace.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.  Why am I talking about mental health awareness events?  I decided to make an episode on this topic as it’s just been Time to Change’s Time to Talk Day. As important as one-off events are, they can sometimes feel sporadic. So,…

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How to organise meaningful Black History Month Events at work

In today’s episode, I talk about how to organise Black History Month events at work in a meaningful way.   Organising Black History Month Events Having organised numerous Black History Month events in previous roles and workplaces, I want to share my insights and experiences with you. So in this episode, I’ll share with you the tips, tricks, techniques, and barriers that I’ve jumped over to make Black History Month possible in the workplace.  In today’s show, I talk about: Two…

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An empty desk with a computer and a plant to show lonliness when experiencing an eating disorder

Eating Disorders at work: What you can do

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 It is Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) this week from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May. A national week in the UK to raise awareness of mental health and mental ill- health to inspire action and promote the positive message of good mental health for all.  MHAW was established in 2001 and is run by the Mental Health Foundation. This year’s theme is all about body image. Gabriella and I wanted to take the time…

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