Mindfulness, Music & More (Season 4)

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PRASHNA SHAH
Clinical Psychologist
We talk about election anxiety, the benefits of therapy and the perils of social media – and so much more. Listen to a true professional talk about mental health in a very candid way.


WABAIYA KARIUKI & EVELYN NJERI
Kenyan Beauty Queens
A candid conversation about the Kenyan elections – to vote or not to vote? That is the question!


OLIVE NDIANG’UI
Psychologist – Prometheus Kenya
Election Stress Disorder and Anxiety are real – and we are feeling it in Kenya. Olive gives us some very useful insights and coping strategies.


BEVERLY ONGECHA & KING’ATUA ROY
Strathmore University Students
Listen to these young university students tell us what it is like being a young person in Kenya with the many mental health issues that they are experiencing – eye-opening!


PAULINE GETHI & MBUGUA KIBE
Strathmore University Mental Health Club
An inspiring account of why these two young students run a mental health club at their university – why it is so needed. And they also share their own personal mental health struggles.

CHERRELLE DRUPPERS & FRANCIS ODHIAMBO
ChezaCheza Dance Foundation
Such a heartwarming chat with Franco, Cherrelle and of course, the lovely Stacey. Listen to this one – it will fill your heart. And do check out ChezaCheza on YouTube.


DAVID MWAMBALI & DOMINIC TABU
Founders of DoctorsLive
A wonderful app created by these two enterprising young men to help raise mental health awareness, and access to therapy and coping tools.


FRANKLINE MUDIBO & EDWIN WASHIALI
Student Leaders at University of Nairobi
A sometimes heated discussion looking at mental health issues in young people and the unequality faced by the different genders.


LOISE MACHIRA
Global Wellness Day Kenyan Ambassador
What is Global Wellness Day – and how can you be involved here in Kenya.


ERIC WAINAINA & RUSHAB NANDHA
Musicians
Music and mental health – and all the fantastic things these amazing duo have done in the world of music.


DAVID MUBA & BEN MWANGI
Bonga – Mental Health Online Platform
An emotional and candid look at death and depression, and how personal experience led to the creation of Bonga.


VINCENT OWOKO & SULEIMAN MANINGI
Choreographers – Lost; State of Mind
An insight into how dance can tackle mental health issues like stress, depression and anxiety.


JAPHETH GITHINJI & BREVICK MUGWERU
Recovering Alcholics
Open and honest accounts of the road from alcoholism to sobriety by these two young men…it’s a must listen episode!


DAVID BEATTY
Mindfulness Facilitator
A conversation that looks at mindfulness, DEEP (Diversity, Ecology, Ethics and Practice) and Dhamma…lots of wisdom!


HARSHNI SHAH & PAAYAL CHANDARIA
Young Beauty Entrepreneurs
We talked about running businesses for hair and skin products – all natural and organic.


MONICA KARANJA
Simply Connect Out of Africa
We talked about alcohol addiction and rehabilitation and animal therapy.


RITESH DOSHI
CEO Spring Valley Coffee
We talked about pizza, coffee and the power of mindfulness and journalling …


MARIA GORETTI NKUMBA
PR and Events Professional
We talked about happiness, mental health and MomsGiving Africa…


USHA SHAH
Karuna Charitable Trust
We talked about women empowerment, charity work and what it was like meeting Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.


DENNIS ANG’ANI
Development Chef at Embark Restaurant
What a fascinating conversation about football, classical music and of course food!


SHILPA SHAH
NLP Practitioner and Life Coach
A fantastic insight into how to empower women leaders to overcome relationship and career challenges.


EDDY KIMATHI & NARISSA ALLIBHAI
Founders of Conscious Kenya
A packed episode with chat about Vipassana meditation, a hauntingly beautiful flute meditation and some great insights into the raising of consciousness here in Kenya.


PASTOR JAMES OKUMU
Pastor and Christian Media Personality
We talked about the role religion plays in mental health and wellbeing, Christian radio and restoring VWs… Don’t miss this episode.


NATALIA SIKALOVA
Clinical Hypnotherapist & Transpersonal Regression Therapist
We learnt about regression therapy, inner child work, hypnotherapy – and so much more – truly fascinating!


AMAR VIDYARTHI
Executive Coach at The Coaching Couple
We talked about coaching, his new venture The Coaching Couple and what it’s like to be in a relationship with me!


JENETTA BARRY
Founder of the Epiphany Process
We talked about suicide, having an epiphany and creating a process that saves lives!


To listen to episodes from Season 1 please click HERE…

To listen to episodes from Season 2 please click HERE…

To listen to episodes from Season 3 please click HERE…


These episodes were first aired on Capital FM Kenya on the show “Mindfulness, Music & More with Shalini Bhalla-Lucas”.