GYMHA Global Newsletter – January 2024 Edition

Dear Esteemed Readers,

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the January edition of the GYMHA Global Newsletter! We are thrilled to present to you a sensational issue filled with inspiring and empowering content, as we usher in the new year with hope and enthusiasm.

Firstly, we celebrate the success of our recent outreach program, where we brought joy and hope to the homeless, orphanage children, and widows during the Christmas season. Our hearts are filled with warmth as we recount the heartwarming stories of putting smiles on their faces, and we are grateful for the opportunity to have made a difference in their lives.

In addition, we are delighted to announce our new board members, who bring a wealth of experience and expertise to our team. Their passion for making a positive impact in the world is truly inspiring, and we are excited to have them on board.

We also celebrate the winners of the RecordBreakers 2023 Global Awards, who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, innovation, and a commitment to positive change. Their contributions to society embody the GYMHA spirit, and we congratulate them on their well-deserved recognition.

Furthermore, we invite you to discover the GYMHA Brand Emotional Detoxification Online Course – Your Path to Inner Peace. This course offers practical tools for managing stress, overcoming adversity, and achieving emotional well-being. We believe that everyone deserves to live a life filled with peace and purpose, and this course is designed to help you achieve just that.

We also acknowledge the positive impact of hydroponics on mental health and well-being, and we share tips on how to develop a winning mindset that will help you secure jobs and thrive in business. Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge and resources you need to achieve your full potential.

As we explore the critical issue of mental health, we introduce you to the Youth Mental Health First Aid program and emphasize the importance of building resilience through community. We believe that by working together and providing support to those in need, we can create a world where mental health stigma does not exist.

Finally, we delve into the power of meditation for stress management, the role of forgiveness in the healing process, and the significance of the mind and imagination in determining success. We also offer volunteer opportunities for those who are looking to make a difference in their communities.

In this edition, you will find a wealth of information and inspiration that will elevate your mind, body and spirit. We hope that this issue will motivate you to take action towards positive change and that you will find joy, hope, and inspiration in every page.

Thank you for being part of the GYMHA community. We wish you a joyous and prosperous new year!

GYMHA Global Newsletter team.


Bringing Joy and Hope to the Homeless, Orphanage Children and Widows During Christmas Season


The holiday season is a time of giving, love, and hope. Unfortunately, not every person has the privilege of experiencing this joyful season. For the homeless people, orphanage children and widows, the holidays can be a difficult and lonely time. That’s why the Global Youth Mental Health Awareness (GYMHA) Incorporated Charitable organisation Christmas Appeal Outreach Project has launched a campaign to help bring joy and hope to these vulnerable groups. This post aims to shed light on the impact of the project and to encourage you to join us in making a difference.

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The second video on orphanage homes and widows:

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Author: Jude Ediae

GYMHA Founder & CEO


Announcing Our New Board Members

Dear friends,

We are thrilled to announce the successful election of new board members for the GYMHA, following a highly competitive and successful election held on Saturday, November 2023. After a rigorous selection process, we are proud to introduce the following individuals who will serve as our new board members for the tenure between 2023-2025:

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Introducing the RecordBreakers 2023 Global Award Winners!

Hello everyone,

Join us in celebrating these exceptional individuals and organizations who are making a positive impact and changing the world for the better.

Congratulations to the following winners:

ANTHONY NEALE – GYMHA Chairperson, Governance, High Performance Wellbeing Organizational Consultant, Founder at Wellbeing Health Retreats Foundation.

PROF. AUGUSTINE AMADIKWA UWAKWE – A global scholar with over 250 research publications in areas such as phytomedicine, blood diseases, enzymology, and general biochemistry.

LISA A. JONES, PMHA – Co-founder, President & COO at Global Goodwill Ambassadors Foundation, Resume, Academic CV and LinkedIn Profile Writer.

  1. GODWIN AKPAN AMAOWOH – United Nation Pace Ambassador, Nigerian global researcher, and inventor.

JASMINA SIDEROVSKI – Chief Executive Officer, Editor-in-Chief, and Publisher of eYs Magazine in Sydney, Australia.


  1. TEMITAYO ADIGUN – President and Co-Founder of Wheels of Hope Rising Foundation, Director (Trustee) CleanUp UK Vice President of Africa Project Management and Development GGAF USA.

MIREILLE TOULEKIMA – Award-Winning Entrepreneur, Petroleum Engineering/Energy/STEM Business Development & International Speaker.

PROF. JOHN ABIOLA ADEWOYIN – Educational Technology & Curriculum Development Professor at British American University, Florida, USA.

AMB. JUNISA PRECIOUS GBETEH SALLU KALLON – Chief Executive Officer/Founder/Owner of Juninnho Investments Company Limited.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the awardees for their incredible accomplishments. A big thank you to everyone who joined us at the award recognition ceremony. Your unwavering support and encouragement mean the world to us.

Signed: Award Team and Management


Discover the GYMHA Brand Emotional Detoxification Online Course – Your Path to Inner Peace

Course Developer: Deepshikha Tripathi

Achieving overall wellness and inner peace is crucial for your well-being. Are you struggling with negative emotions, stress, and anxiety? Do you want to learn how to release pent-up emotions and improve your emotional well-being? If your answer is yes, then our emotional detoxification course is perfect for you.

Our course is carefully designed to help you cleanse your mind and body from emotional toxins, leading to a harmonious and fulfilling life. It takes a comprehensive approach to emotional detoxification, incorporating mindfulness meditation, emotional expression, nutritional support, physical activity, social connections, digital detox, and breathing exercises.

Led by expert instructors with years of experience in emotional detoxification, our course provides step-by-step guidance. It is structured to be practical and hands-on, with interactive sessions, exercises, and activities to allow you to apply what you learn.

When you take our emotional detoxification course, you’ll experience the following benefits:

  • Enhanced mental clarity and decision-making skills
  • Increased resilience to face life’s challenges
  • Greater self-awareness and personal growth
  • Improved interpersonal relationships and communication skills

Start your journey towards inner peace and emotional well-being today by joining our emotional detoxification course. Register now to take the first step towards a harmonious and fulfilling life.

For enrollment and support, please email


The Positive Impact of Hydroponics on Mental Health and Well-Being


In an era where staying positive can be challenging, many people are turning towards nature and its benefits. While conventional farming may not be accessible to everyone, hydroponics has become a popular alternative. Hydroponics is the science of growing plants without soil by using nutrient solutions and water. This technique, in addition to its environmental benefits, has been shown to positively impact mental health and well-being. In this blog post, we will look at how hydroponics affects our mental health and why it could be a solution for those struggling with anxiety, stress, and depression.

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Managing Stress and Building Resilience

By Mrs. Abiola Akinbiyi

 Let’s dive right in. When we talk about stress, it’s hard to ignore its impact and the importance of dealing with it effectively. I want to thank each and every one of you for being here, whether we’ve connected on LinkedIn or not. Your presence means a lot.

In our current landscape, both in Australia and worldwide, stress can stem from various factors within our diverse communities. But here’s the thing: you have the power to handle your own stress levels. Deepshikha has already shared valuable insights on stress management, so I won’t delve too deeply into that.

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How to overcome challenges and manage Adversity

By Monica Deng

Adversity is an inevitable part of life, affecting us all regardless of age, ethnicity, background, or socio-economic status. We cannot predict when it will strike or how it will manifest, but it is how we respond to adversity that truly matters. Adversities can either make or break us, shaping our character and resilience for the future. So, how do we effectively manage adversity when it inevitably happens?

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How to Turn Your Passion Into Profit

By Mr. Temitayo Adigun

As we delve into today’s topic, I feel a surge of excitement flowing through my veins. Allow me to challenge each and every one of you to explore your inner selves. What truly ignites your passion? That’s the fundamental question of my presentation. Once you’ve identified your deepest passion, ask yourself, “Am I giving it my all?” Today, I urge you to reflect upon the value you bring to the table. It goes far beyond merely securing a job or volunteering for an organization. It’s about making a difference. Value precedes profitability. By incorporating value into any environment, be it psychological, mental, or moral, we can elevate ourselves, just as the esteemed speakers before me have attested. Take Pierre, for example, who transformed from a physics professor into a business strategist. It’s all about value.

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What is childhood adversity, effect of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder?

By Dr. Beatrice Dupwa (PhD)

  1. Unraveling the Causes of Trauma
  • Emotional and psychological trauma stems from highly stressful events that severely impact daily functioning.
  • Examples include physical assault, verbal abuse, life-threatening medical conditions, acts of terror, or natural disasters.
  1. Examining Adversity and its Effects
  • Adversity signifies misfortune, troubling situations, or hardships. There are six types of adversity, including self-doubt, physical injuries or illnesses, rejection, poverty, loss of a loved one, and struggling to succeed in one’s chosen career.
  • How does childhood adversity shape later life? Children who experience trauma, such as witnessing the murder of a family member or sexual assault, face elevated risks of various psychiatric disorders, including depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), conduct problems, substance abuse, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts and attempts.

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Introduction to Youth Mental Health First Aid

By Mr. Charles Oguntade

As a mental health nurse and licensed first aid provider, Mr. Charles Oguntade emphasizes the significance of mental health first aid for young people.

Understanding Mental Health First Aid

Mental health first aid is the support offered to individuals facing mental health problems, exacerbations of existing issues, or crises. It doesn’t replace the roles of counsellors, psychologists, or psychiatrists but prepares individuals to provide additional assistance in times of crisis or mental health challenges.

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How to Overcome Mental Health Stigma

By Dr. Rohit Bansal

 What is Mental Health Stigma?

Mental health stigma refers to the negative attitudes, stereotypes, beliefs, and prejudices held by individuals or society at large about mental health issues and those who experience them.

Stigma can manifest as discrimination, bias, social exclusion, or the perception that individuals with mental health challenges are to blame for their conditions. These negative attitudes and beliefs can create significant barriers to seeking help, accessing treatment, and living a fulfilling life for individuals dealing with mental health issues.

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Resilience through Community: Building Support System for Youth Mental Health

By Amb. Zainab Aderinwale

I am thrilled to be addressing a topic that is not only deeply personal to me but also vital for the well-being of our younger generation: “Building Resilient Youth Communities.”

Firstly, I want to express my profound gratitude to the founder of Global Youth Mental Health Awareness Inc. and the organizers of the Stress Management Revolution Summit & Awards 2023 for their dedication to empowering young minds. This topic holds immense importance for the future health of our community, and together we can make a significant impact by fostering protective factors and resilience in our youth.

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Effective Meditation for Stress Management

By Augustine Amos


Understanding meditation

Defining stress management

Identifying different stressors

Exploring the role of meditation in stress management

Practical ways to practice meditation for stress reduction.


What is Meditation?

Meditation is a mindful activity that brings balance and a sense of peace to our lives. It involves conscious attention and focus, leading to relaxation, calmness of the mind, and stress reduction. By incorporating deep breaths, walking, or finding inner stillness in challenging situations, meditation becomes a powerful tool for managing stress. However, it’s important to note that meditation is not about isolation and should be approached with caution.

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The Role of Your Mind and Imagination in Determining Success

By Dr. Onochie Abraham Lawrence

Thoughts Determine Outcomes

Our thoughts significantly impact the results we experience in life.

The way we think shapes our actions, decisions, and overall outcomes.

Positive and empowering thoughts lead to success, happiness, and personal growth.

Negative and limiting thoughts hinder progress and create barriers to achieving our goals.

Stress: Conquering the Battle Within

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The Role and Importance of forgiveness in the Healing process.

By Merit Lawal


Discover the transformative power of forgiveness in promoting emotional and psychological healing. This insightful presentation highlights the essential role of forgiveness as a catalyst for resilience and personal growth. Through real-life examples and therapeutic insights, gain a deeper understanding of how forgiveness contributes to both individual and relational healing.

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Developing a Winning Mindset for Securing Jobs and Thriving in Business

By Dr. Rania Lampou

Key Points by Dr. Rania: 

  1. Recognition and Congratulation: I feel honored to be part of the GYMHA summit and would like to congratulate all the speakers for their amazing presentations.
  2. Emphasizing Mental Health: The summit strongly emphasizes the crucial role of good mental health in achieving high productivity, fostering creativity, maintaining physical well-being, building better social relationships, and increasing life expectancy.
  3. Practical Strategies: During my talk, I will focus on providing practical strategies to launch, shift, and redesign careers effectively.


  1. Career Counselling and Informed Decisions: Career counselling plays a significant role in helping young individuals make informed decisions about their professional paths, leading to greater satisfaction and success.

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Actualize your dreams with SMART ENOUGH TO BE STUPID

“Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be, and begin to honour your calling in the best way possible”.

As quoted by Oprah Winfrey, If you’re breathing, you have a contribution to make to our human community. The real work of your life is to figure out your function- your path in the whole-as soon as possible, and then get along the business of fulfilling it as only you can. What I know for sure: There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honour your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive.

“We’re all called. If you’re here breathing, you have a contribution to make.”

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Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers make GYMHA a real community and a thriving hub for connections and services. GYMHA is always in need of people who are willing to help and share their time, talents, and skills. We have different programmes and activities where you can choose to help. If you don’t have the time to do volunteer work but you are willing to help, we will be happy to accept any treasure you can share with GYMHA. If you have any ideas or projects in mind that you think will be very helpful to the community, you can also share them with us.

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Global Youth Mental Health Awareness (GYMHA) Incorporated Not-For-Profit, Australian registered health promotion charity was launched in the year 2019 in response to the growing need to communicate and engage with professionals and the youth of the community, to the issues associated with Youth Mental Health and the stigma associated with those individuals who may seek help.