In this episode of Rivers to Resilience podcast, Martina Witter (podcast host ) talks with Dr Pelumi Akintade, a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician and Health Coach. They discuss the strategies that help navigate life challenges, factors that can facilitate resilience including building emotional awareness and the importance of gratitude.
Tune in to listen to Dr Pelumi Akintade sharing insights on the meaning of resilience, affirmation and how it is key to building our resilience, factors that help build his resilience, coaching patients with chronic diseases through their transformation and exploring stress management. Dr Pelumi talks about his experience as a front line Doctor during the pandemic and the importance of sleep.
[01:34] Dr Pelumi Akintade’s journey to building resilience
[11:25] Beliefs and strategies that Dr Pelumi fostered to navigate through his life challenges
[22:41] How religion helped to build Dr Pelumi’s resilience
[25:43] Building emotional awareness and having gratitude
[29:54] Dr Pelumi Akintade’s experience in being a front line doctor during the pandemic
[33:44] Coaching patients with chronic diseases like diabetes and HIV through their transformational journey
[36:28] How good sleep helps to manage stress
[41:45] What would Dr Pelumi Ankitade say to his younger self?
(15:29) It is essential that we affirm the direction we are going in life.
(15:50) Affirmation is the key to building our resilience and ensuring that our mindset is focused on the path we are going to take.
(18:08) Sometimes in life, we just see the end of someone’s journey. We don’t see the beginning.
(26:44) Sometimes we feel that we have to rely on ourselves, and that can be challenging.
(35:01) A change is possible. As you put in the work consistency over a while. You are going to see that transformation.
(44:46) Seek out and connect with people who you can learn from and benefit from them.
Connect with Dr Pelumi:
👔 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-pelumi-akintade-b00744125/?originalSubdomain=uk
📲 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drpelumi/
📲 Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/pelumi.akintade.7127?_rdc=1&_rdr
Connect with us on Social Media and check out some of our videos exploring emotional resilience, wellness, self care and Mental Health.
Book your FREE Organisational Resilience Consultation or complimentary therapy consultation https://www.raphatherapyservices.com/contact-us/
Sign up for our newsletter and get a FREE Stress Busters download https://www.raphatherapyservices.com/newsletter/
Get your copy of Martina’s book “Resilience in the Workplace: From surviving to thriving in the workplace, in business and as an entrepreneur”: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Resilience-Workplace-Surviving-workplace-entrepreneur/dp/1789725836
Connect with Martina Witter:
📲 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rapha_therapy_service
👔 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/martina-motivator-witter-ba884947/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/rapha-therapy-services/
📽 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIx331RsTbzTbfmHLgxxvgQ
📲 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RaphatherapyservicesLimited
📲 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mrobertaw
We'd love to know how you found the episode so don't be shy and leave us some feedback!