Hosted by Laura Cathcart Robbins, a writer and a recovery thriver and survivor, Laura found herself in an all too familiar position. In September 2018, she was the only black woman in the room at Brave Magic, a famed writer’s retreat. After it was over, she wrote about her “only one” experience in The Huffington Post and comments started flooding into her DM. These comments were from people from all races, ethnicities, creeds, and nationalities who had felt “othered”. Laura beautifully inter ...
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Episode 3 of #SPEAKYOURSTRENGTH sees me call Miriam Akthar who talks about her depression and how she dealt with it using positive psychology. Miriam has an inspiring story, breaking down into depression and taking alternative routes to overcome it. We talk about gratitude, the power of journaling, getting outside to boost your mood and other techniques she now uses and teaches her clients to help them deal with depression. This is what this Podcast is all about! Giving real people a platform to share their stories. Their mental health struggles, their challenges, their successes and achievements... This is a Podcast where people can Speak Their Strength. As always, I'd love to hear your feedback! If you enjoyed this episode and you want to support, I'd love for you to leave a rating and a review. Stay strong! For more about me go to: http://www.pmcgregor.com Keep up to date with me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pmcgregorcom Follow me on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/pmcgregorcom Say hi on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/paulmcgregorvideos To find out more about Miriam and her book head here: https://positivepsychologytraining.co.uk/about/miriam/