Blog: What is normal?

I remember a conversation I had with my dad more than 10 years ago, my Mum was in the hospital just for a day routine surgery. I called my dad at lunchtime for any updates on my mum, but he hadn’t heard anything at that point. He told me he was struggling to relax and…

Quotes to be your best self

Love it, or hate it – there is a probably an inspirational quote for many situations in life. An interesting article over at Mind Journals has 24 quotes to help you become the best version of yourself. Check it out for some inspiration. Here is a short extract from the article “As anyone who has…

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…

Depression: Don’t ignore it

When we experience a form of mental ill health, we do not always know what is going on. In the same way we can have symptoms with a physical illness, sometimes we need to recognise something doesn’t seem right and seek medical or further assistance for that. So when it comes to our mental health,…

Science Of Happiness

Good vibes only. Live, love and laugh. A couple of phrases we often here in modern day life. You only live once? That is also true. We hear alot about the importance the of our happiness and how we should focus on it. But what about the science behind Happiness? Head over to a great…

World Diabetes Day

Today (14 November) is World Diabetes Day.  This is a matter very relevant to me personally, as I am diabetic and I know it is a condition that can have a significantly negative impact on both physical and mental health.  Good diabetes control can really help boost the wellbeing of people with the condition.  Sadly…