Creating Human-Centred Organisations

1. The MMM Foundation Course

Reduce stress, increase calm, focus and clarity, and reconnect with your drive and enthusiasm. This flexible science-based programme, based on mindfulness and emotional intelligence, brings staff and managers at every level the soft skills at the cutting edge of success and wellbeing: self-awareness, adaptability, emotional balance and intention.

2. Mental Health and Wellbeing Series:

With mental health now on every corporate agenda, feel informed and confident in this field. Topics include: stress, depression, anxiety, addictions, how to spot distress, what to do to support yourself and others and how to aid recovery.

3.  Mental Health Awareness Line Manager training:

Gain the skills, understanding and competence to prevent and notice distress, support others, and stay well yourself, in a culture that says no to stigma, and promotes well-being and success. Four hour workshop.

4. Leadership Team

(i) Why, what and how to design and implement a coherent mental health strategy, in a human-centred culture where everyone matters. Data-driven to prove ROI.

(ii) Mentoring to improve presence, performance and wellbeing. Read about the MMM Programme for Leadership here.

5.  Mental Wellbeing Ambassador training:

Gain the skills, experience and expertise to create and support a workplace culture of mental and emotional wellbeing. Become a beacon for mental wellbeing, a place of safety for others, with the abilities to spot mental distress, and know what to do about it as a first responder.

6.  One to One:

In one to one sessions, you get practical support to improve how you manage your energy and take care of yourself. We explore how you can rise above challenges, find your voice and fulfil your potential. Success on your own terms. Wellbeing as the key building block.

7. Mental Wellbeing Awareness Campaign:

In-house awareness and educational initiatives to embed, sustain and improve mental and emotional wellbeing and eradicate stigma. (In association with Kamwell Ltd)

With absenteeism, presenteeism, burnout and stress-related illness a silent, invisible epidemic in the workplace, with huge costs, both personal and organisational, no business can afford not to

Make Mental health Matter

Dr. Barbara brings her unique professional skills to the corporate environment to fulfil her vision: healthy energised people powering exceptional business performance.

At the heart of all her work are five science-based building blocks which catalyse positive change throughout the organisation.


DR B Work Steps




DR B Work Five Blocks

Barbara works with leaders, senior managers and staff who:

  • want mental and emotional wellbeing to be the norm in their workplace.
  • want purposeful meetings, responsive teams, and powerful alliances, that lead to intelligent decisions, collaborative action and exceptional results.
  • want a positive, learning, organisational culture that embeds innovation, trust, and loyalty as the foundation for continuing business growth.

04 Barbara´s client

Clients include Tata Consultancy Services, Reed Business Information, General Electric, the Guardian, Accenture, McKinsey, Accuity, ICIS, ProAgrica, DLA Piper and Metlife.

Barbara is a medical doctor, public speaker, author, coach and thought leader in mental wellbeing and performance, the “how to do it ” of creating human-centred organisations.

“Performance” relates to:

  • how the individual manages their energy (I),
  • how they come across to and work with others (We),
  • how personal and company values align (Together)
  • what results they achieve (In the World).

Dr. B communicates powerful and important ideas about human wellbeing in the workplace in clear and pragmatic ways that have sustainable impact in action. She draws on her professional background in psychiatry, public health medicine, personal development, coaching, and as a professional actor, to develop tailor-made science-based programmes that put people at the heart of business success.

Her books include:

“The Mindfulness Playbook” published by Hodder and Stoughton.

“Leading with Presence: What it is, why it matter and how to get it” with Dr. Andy Parsons

“The Kindness Habit: Transforming our Relationship to Addictive Behaviours” with Christopher Dines

The Mindfulness Playbook

The Mindfulness Playbook

Mindfulness is the art of living in the moment – a pathway to a simpler, richer life. This book provides inspiring solutions and practical skills which can be deployed time and again in moments of stress or anxiety, and as a daily practice to enrich your life. Simple, passionate and profound, this book is a …

Leading with Presence

Leading with Presence

All too often in our fast paced world, pressures from external circumstances and within ourselves get in the way of great people producing astounding results. Presence enables leaders at every level to pull together the disparate forces of individuals, groups and agencies, so the best people do the best job in the best possible way, producing the best results. In this …

The Kindness Habit

The Kindness Habit

The Kindness Habit is a warm, compassionate and open dialogue between Christopher Dines, Dr Barbara Mariposa and an anonymous fellow traveller on the road to recovery. Mental illness is at an all-time high, and addictive behaviours are but one manifestation of deeper unrest within societies. The authors invite readers far and wide, whether touched by addictions …

Dr. Barbara is an accomplished and inspiring public speaker, delivering bespoke talks, seminars and workshops. Topics include mindfulness, leadership, emotional intelligence (EQ), presence, mental and emotional wellbeing in the workplace, creativity, performance and energy management, sleep and addictions.

Her vision? Healthy, energised people powering exceptional business performance.

Follow this link for a more comprehensive listing: Public Speaking and Workshops

As a medical doctor, Dr. Barbara is passionate about enabling professionals to sustainably improve wellbeing and success, in a partnership of trust, empowerment and exploration.

Clients learn how to:

  • Intelligently self-regulate emotions and interact effectively with others.
  • Prevent fatigue and burnout, mastering core self-management skills.
  • Boost presence, confidence, and leadership.
  • Be more focussed, innovative, and decisive.
  • Develop lifestyle habits that maximise wellbeing.

Clients may request support dealing with a health-related challenge, relationships at work, or overall leadership, performance and direction. Many choose to undertake modules from the Mind Mood Mastery Programme on a one-to-one basis.

Some clients prefer to use the latest digital and biofeedback technology to support their journey to greater wellbeing and success. A typical programme can look like this:

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