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Five ways to set yourself up well for 2022

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In the last episode of Series Two of the podcast, Shabnam takes some time at the turn of the year to reflect, take stock, and offer some thoughts about getting off to a positive new start in January.


holistic, mental health, family roles, career, purpose, meaning, sustainability, change, permission, transformation, growth, maturity, fulfilment, joy, discomfort, CBT, thoughts, feelings, behaviour, values, burden, women, expectation, criticism, wellbeing, truth, self-care, hobbies, reflection, nature, kindness, compassion, self-talk, solution-focused, questions, language

4:48 Finding values

7:30 Believing it’s ok to speak my truth

11:13 Doing more to invest in myself

14:34 Treating yourself gently, with kindness

17:26 Ask solution-focused questions


1:27 “We’re living in an era where mental health matters for the first time.”

3:41 “Personal transformation includes physical, mental, emotional growth, all of which helps up be a better version of ourselves.”

7:24 “What are your values? What are your truths that will take you into next year?”

14:27 “How do you invest in yourself to keep your values alive?”

Presenter: Dr Shabnam Berry-Khan, Director of PsychWorks Associates

Editor: Emily Crosby Media