Blog: Unavailable

This age of always on Internet connection means we are often always reachable. Notifications seem to have become a major feature of our lives. A phone call, a message, social media, random apps… there’s a notification for that. Digitally, we always seem to in demand. That can be exhausting and time consuming. It happens in…

Blog: Just do it.

Hello everyone This blog was written on the 10th of September 2021. This is one of many blogs I have handwritten in a writing journal but never actually posted digitally. This blog was written on Formby beach whilst on holiday in the northwest of England, as part of my birthday celebrations last year. That is…

Blog: I’m not crazy

Hello Everyone I hope you are well. 9 – 15 May is mental health awareness week in the UK. Throughout this week there will be lots of events going on virtually and in person across the country. I’ll be writing and also speaking about mental health a fair bit too. For this post, I just…

Blog: My Marathon Journey

Running has been a big part of my life for many years. I’ve been fortunate enough to run marathons in amazing places such as Paris, New York, Chicago and Berlin. I am not a particularly quick runner but I do it to support my mental health. I was due to run the Barcelona Marathon in…

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…

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…

Happiness Calendar: December

Below is the Action for Happiness calendar for December 2021. It gives you something to consider or try each day for the month.  The theme for December is “Do Good December.”

Blog: What do you need?

Self worth. Your own value. Contentment. Self care. Self love. These are powerful statements, but many people view these as selfish. To focus on yourself is viewed by many as selfishness and quite ignorant. Yet these views are completely untrue in the case of self care. Putting this into simple terms: if you do not…

Talking To Your Boss About Mental Health

Our wellbeing includes our mental health. For many of us, it can be difficult to open up about a mental health issues – particularly in the work place. If an employee was physically sick or injured, it would very likely be raised with the individual’s line manager – and likely there would be little in…