The podcast that supports your wellbeing in a busy modern world through inspiring stories, interviews and case studies.
Brought to you by Leyla Okhai, CEO of Diverse Minds UK and former Head of Equality and Diversity at Imperial College London. We provide insights from diverse thought leaders in wellbeing and mental health so you can make work and life balance.
On today’s episode, I talk about how lone and remote working can impact positively and negatively on our mental health and wellbeing.
The reason lone remote working has become more popular in the last 10 years. (00:54)
Why I think it’s important to assess where in your home you are working from. (02:11)
How my one-hour power video call can help you improve your mental health and wellbeing. (03:29)
Practical steps you can take as a manager to ensure your team stay connected as well as looking after your own wellbeing. (04:18)
Tips to help you cope with working from home. (07:46)
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.
On today's episode, I'm going to be talking about International Women's Month and the theme “Each for Equal”. I'm going to share my thoughts on the theme and how we can all take action to equalise the playing field for women.
As we approach Valentine’s Day and commercial love is in the air, today’s podcast is all about exploring people of colour, sex and mental health. I am delighted to be joined by Dr Annabel Sowemimo on this week’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast.
On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m going to be talking about Christmas and why the modern Western way of celebrating Christmas may not be the best for your mental health and wellbeing.
This week’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast is all about 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence - spanning from 25th November to 10th December, encompassing World Aids Day 1st December, and International Human Rights Day on 10th December.
This week on the Diverse Minds podcast we are going to be talking all about the festival of Diwali. If you don’t know what that is, then fear not, as this week’s guest is going to tell you all about it.
In today’s episode, I talk about how to celebrate Black History Month in the workplace in a meaningful way.
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.
The 10th of October marks World Mental Health Day, and this year’s theme is suicide prevention. I’m not going to be talking specifically about this in this episode, but you can hear more in the episode on how and why to talk about suicide at work.
As this year’s World Mental Health Day falls in Black History Month, I’m going to use this episode to talk about how to engage your staff understand how BAME/Global Majority face barriers with mental health stigma, treatment, and prejudice.
In this episode, Pawlet Brookes, CEO and Chief Artistic Director of Serendipity Arts, joins me on the show to talk about one of my favorite months of the year, Black History Month.
From cultural events to education talks, Black History Month is packed with events that aim to promote and celebrate the contributions of Black African and Carribean people to the development of British society. It also aims to help society understand Black history in general.
In this episode of the podcast, I talk about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
An important aspect of being an inclusive leader is making sure that diversity and inclusion is promoted and supported in your workplace.
However, in order for your organisation to fully benefit from having a diverse workforce, it is important to create an inclusive environment where all team members feel like they can participate and achieve their full potential in the workplace.
Today on the podcast, I talk about a topic that is very emotive and challenging - suicide.
When a team member completes suicide, it affects more than just the family of that person.
While members of the family feel the effects the most, suicide affects the entire workplace and have a devastating impact on teams and team morale.
I’m really excited to introduce the first episode of my podcast, and I thought I’d use the opportunity to talk about why I started my company, Diverse Minds.
I have to say, I never thought I'd be running my own business. It wasn't something I wanted to do.
Some people are born entrepreneurs and they know it from day one. As teenagers, they do young enterprise programs and know or have an idea of what they want to do. I have to say, that wasn't me.