” ‘It’s better to be a warrior in a garden, than a gardener in a war.’
This old proverb has resonated with me throughout my life, and my journey of self-discipline, self-confidence and self-belief was pivotal in helping me to navigate my way through a world that can be very cruel to those who don’t fit within social norms.
As a person who ticks a lot of societal ‘taboo’ boxes, I historically found myself constantly fighting to be accepted into a society that I’m already a part of, and so it became even more important to learn to keep my mind healthy, safe and focussed too.
My name is Naziyah Mahmood, I am an Aerospace Engineer, an Astrophysicist, a Martial Arts Master, an Equalities Expert and more.”
Join us for the Wellbeing Hour and hear Naziyah’s fascinating thoughts on acceptance, innovation, thriving and more.
Wellbeing Hour Podcast Miles Kean
“Getting help – the best investment I’ve ever made.” “Worried? 94% of what you worry about doesn’t happen … and here’s a strategy for the other 6%.” On Work: “Work at 75-80%, always leave something in the tank.” Describing mental health: “Refreshing!” Some of the highlights from the Wellbeing Hour with Miles Kean of Coutts […]
Wellbeing Hour – Miles Kean
“I wish I’d talked earlier.” Miles Kean got to the point where he wasn’t sleeping and could no longer function properly before he was forced to address his mental health issues. This experience, and his healing journey, lead him to co-found a wellbeing initiative within the Natwest Banking Group. This has been rolled out to […]
Wellbeing Hour – Naziyah Mahmood
“Acceptance & Innovation: Thriving not Surviving” Naziyah Mahmood – Earth Intelligence Sales Engineer, Spire Global Chair Person for the Scottish Government Equality & Wellbeing Manufacturing Working Group 16 June @ 12 Noon via Zoom & Free ” ‘It’s better to be a warrior in a garden, than a gardener in a war.’ This old proverb […]
Wellbeing Hour with Paul Sheerin
“Engineering a Healthy Working Life” Paul Sheerin is CEO of Scottish Engineering. He has previously held senior and international roles with companies such as Polaroid and B&W Diamond Power. Working at the top levels of international companies led to the inevitable pressures and long hours associated with these roles. Join us and hear Paul’s story, […]
Why saying ‘Ski and Do’ makes the difference
The last time I’d skied abroad with my sister was just before the pandemic turned our world upside down – two whole years ago. This year, we were up for it big time and we weren’t disappointed. The snow was magic and the warm sun shone out of the radiant blue sky every single day. Let me […]