Blog: I love getting older

Today is my birthday, I have turned 39 years old. I am grateful to be getting older, each and every day. It might sound odd, that I am glad to be getting older. It means I am grateful to be alive and living my life. I certainly do not wish for the opposite: death. Getting…

Blog: Story of life

We often dwell on the past, whether it’s a significant positive event in our lives or a moment of darkness. Past events can have a significant impact on who we are and can often change the direction of the journey that we are on. Just as I think we should try to focus on the…

Blog: Life, my way.

In life we often have options and decisions to make. I have found myself thinking about what comes next in a few areas of my life. At the moment this quite few decisions to be made. Inevitable changes are coming, not necessarily bad ones but I will need to. I’ve done a lot of thinking…

Blog: Sitting down here

Hello and Happy Friday 🙂 I am sat on the beach in sunny Cleethorpes. I needed this so badly. I’ve been ill with covid, and even though I am no longer testing positive I’m still having symptoms and issues. This had forced me to rest, only do light exercise and to spend a lot of…

Blog: Time after time

Hello I hope everyone is well.  This is not my first attempt at writing a blog since I got covid, but it’s the first one that has made it past a few words. Covid has been pretty awful.  I’ve since tested negative, but still having issues with tiredness, headaches and with my voice/speech.  The brain…

Take a minute to talk about suicide

*** THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES SUICIDE *** Hello I’d like to share with you a new campaign by charity CALM (the campaign against living miserably) 125 people die by suicide every week. It can be hard – sometimes impossible – to notice that somebody is having suicidal thoughts. Anybody can feel suicidal. But we can all…

Blog: A happy place

  Hello everyone I hope all is well. I am thoroughly enjoying my time in Gibraltar. Om currently on a sun lounger by the gorgeous pool at my apartment building. I am enjoying the downtime here and I’ve even switched off from writing much until now. I do genuinely think of Gibraltar as a happy…

Blog: My current exercise goal

Hello All I hope everyone is well. I am currently relaxing in my Manchester hotel room before an early flight in the morning. When it comes to exercise, I always like to have some form of a plan in place for the days ahead to help guide my progression. I guess that’s a skill that…

Blog: Signing Off

Hello Everyone It’s been a while since I posted a blog. Life got very busy outside of work of late, and I’ve also been unwell for the last few days.  Before I knew it, time has really gotten away from me. Time flies as they say. I am taking an extended break from work –…

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…