Greetings my dear readers,
Welcome to ‘A Woman’s Mind’, a dedicated space where we delve into the intricate realms of women’s mental health and well-being. As a mental health coach, and wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, aunt, daughter-in-law, friend, colleague, Neighbour… and a master practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, I am thrilled and filled with profound sense of purpose and excitement as we embark on this transformative journey together learning, unlearning and relearning as we explore the the intricate landscape of women’s mental health and well-being.
In this column, we will navigate the intricate interplay between mental health, lifestyle, personal growth and development , career, and business, unravelling the profound impact it has on every woman’s journey. From practical tips for daily wellness routines , to in-depth discussions on navigating mental health challenges.
In the tapestry of life, our mental and emotional well-being serves as the vibrant thread that weaves together the different aspects of our existence. From the choices we make in our careers to the way we navigate our relationships, our inner world profoundly influences the outer one. ‘A Woman’s Mind ‘ is not just a column; it is an exploration of the delicate dance between our mental health, lifestyle, career and business.
Throughout this column, we will embark on a journey of understanding, and empathy- peeking behind the curtain of my mindset, sense of self, daily routines, relationships, challenges, self-care, career and business and how they all influence my mental health and well-being. The discussions will extend beyond conventional boundaries, delving into what it means to be an empowered woman in today’s world.
Life, with its twists and turns, issues and ‘issues’ often presents challenges that can either break us or mould us into stronger, more resilient versions of ourselves.
Have you heard Kelly Clarkson’s song Stronger ( What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger) ? It is true.
In ‘A Woman’s Mind’, we will navigate these challenges together, offering insights and practical strategies to empower you and me, of course on our path to holistic well-being. It is not just about addressing our struggle as women; it is about cultivating a mindset that can withstand the storms and emerge on the other side, triumphant.
The mind body connection
It is imperative to understand the intricate connection between the mind and body. How we think and feel directly impacts our physical health and vice versa. We hope to equip you with tools to nurture not just your mind but your entire being. We will discuss ways to develop a growth mindset and develop resilience in order to stand tall in the face of adversity.
I would like you to join me on this continuous exploration of self-discovery and empowerment. My hope is that this column is a shared space for us all to learn, grow, and support each other. Together, we will unravel why we think the way we do, the influence of our traumatic experiences on our mindsets, mysteries of the mind and discover the strength that lies within us all.
As we literally take our very first step in this transformative journey, I say ‘Thank you’ for allowing me into your mind and your world. Here’s to a more fulfilling and empowered life!
Remember, life is not about what has already happened to you. It is about what you choose to do with your experience.
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What have you been choosing and how is it showing up in your mind, body and lifestyle?
Most importantly, what are you going to do about it.
I Dey wake pass!
Your Growth buddy
Maimuna Ummi Abdullahi