In this episode of Transmit Safety, I sat down with a friend of mine Bunmi Ibitoye and we chatted about the benefits of keeping a personal journal.
Bunmi is a stress management and wellness coach with over seven years of professional experience in the public health sector. She holds a master’s in public health, and her interest lies in workplace health, wellness, and stress management.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- The impacts of prolonged stress on our bodies
- Tips to start a personal journal
- The 5 key benefits of keeping a personal journal
- Journaling prompts examples to inspire you
- How health and safety practitioners can de-stress and disconnect after a stressful day
The Transmit Safety Podcast is here to help health and safety practitioners achieve a holistic approach to workplace health and safety so they can become impactful leaders and put the value of safety into action.
Resources and links
If you want Bunmi’s journaling prompts or another one of her amazing resources, visit flonahubhealth.com/products
Bunmi mentions a journaling app during the interview called ByteLyfe, you can learn more and sign up at bytelyfe.app
Today’s episode was sponsored by Transmit Safety, a consulting business where I help streamline and simplify health and safety management systems through education, program development, audits, and coaching.
Quotes from this episode
“I understand that we have a lot of things to get done, but you just have to be flexible. You just have to choose the time [for journaling] that works for you.” – Bunmi Ibitoye
“…creating a personal journal should be beneficial to your mental health. So it’d be something that is helping you de-stress it and not making it another to-do list.” – Aimee Arsenault
“…it [a personal journal] helps improve concentration, helps find solutions to problems […] because when your mind is free, and you’re able to find solutions to things, you get some form of relief.” – Bunmi Ibitoye
“It’s not always easy. But when you engage your mind in something else, you’ve redirected your thought, you’ve redirected what you’re focusing on, and that helps you take your mind off work.” – Bunmi Ibitoye
Connect with Bunmi
Bunmi is a Stress Management and Wellness Coach, and founder of Flonahub Health. She creates content that helps you better manage stress and improve your wellness.
Connect with Aimee Arsenault
Aimee Arsenault is a CRSP and CHSC. She is the founder of Transmit Safety, a business that helps you simplify and streamline health & safety management systems.
Linkedin: Aimee Arsenault