Blog: recovery part two

Hello everyone I hope everyone is well. In my last lock I wrote about my recent injury and how I am recovering from this. This blog is pretty much an update on how this is going. Mental health is really important, and just as important as our physical health. Our mental health is less visible…

Blog: New Year, New Me? How about not!

So here we are in a new year. I just want to say don’t feel forced to join in with New Year’s resolutions if you do not want to. If than you year has inspired, you to set goals and make positive changes to your life then that is excellent. I hope you achieve everything…

The 1p savings challenge

Finance can cause worry and impact our mental health. Our financial wellbeing is an important strand of individual wellbeing. Money worries can be problematic for our health. From time to time I post links to useful articles in this area, though I am not a financial expert, so I post things that make sense to…

Blog: Ready for a break

We are once again facing uncertain times, I for one am ready for a break in more ways than one. My mental health isn’t the best at the moment, I find the the run up to Christmas difficult, I lost my dad back in 2014 and I’ve found that I take a “dip” just before…

Blog: Pandemic Wellbeing

Happy weekend to you all. I hope everyone is enjoying the weekend and also managing to keep safe. The reports of how the pandemic has once again escalated is certainly worrying in many respects. It is understandable if you are finding the current situation difficult to process. Here in England we are not in a…

Blog: Not everyone celebrates Christmas…

Happy Friday – I hope everyone is well. Its almost the weekend 🙂 For some, today will be their final workday before Christmas. For those who are celebrating, I wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year. For those who are not celebrating Christmas, I hope you enjoy the long bank holiday weekend….

Support through Christmas

MIND has a helpline: 0300 123 3011 Mon to Friday 9am to 6pm Please remember Christmas can be a sad and lonely time for many

Blog: Keep on running

Back in October 2020 I took up running again and got out for my first run in over 2.5 years. Now it is mid December 2021 and I’ve been at it for well over a year. I started running again just as the second lock down was announced in England. At the time I was…

How To Cope If The Omicron News Has Resurfaced Anxiety, Anger And Despair

Up until a couple of weeks ago, the majority of us had never heard of ‘Omicron’, now it’s all over the news. Personally, I’ve found it quite difficult. Everywhere I look, it’s news about potential further restrictions, tests, booster jabs etc etc. There is a very good article from Huffington Post that covers ‘Things are…