Mind & Soul Matters is a podcast from a group of Baha’i friends in Perth, Australia. Through conversations with everyday people, the podcast aims to broaden our understanding of mental health and spirituality, and to deepen our insights into the challenges and meaning of our lives.
We wanted to learn more about the podcast so we interviewed its creators Maya Rose, Farah Feeney and Nasim Kasiri and learned how Mind & Soul Matters was launched in 2021 as a means of contributing to the public discourse around mental health.
In this episode, Jacob Barron, a graduate with honours in mathematics and physics, shares his personal story and his involvement with a program aimed at empowering young people to be positive contributors to their society. Let’s find out about the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program (JYSEP).
This short Baha’i Blog animation shares an explanation about the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program. Find all our junior youth related resources in our special Baha’i Blog collection.
Mind & Soul Matters is available online and on all major podcasting platforms.
In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.