World Mental Health Day

10 October is world mental health day. I just want to mark this occasion by reminding you that you have  totally got this. You are never alone no matter what and support is always available out there in so many different forms.  If you see or know of someone that’s struggling, perhaps you could reach…

Blog: Oh Joy

Hello everyone Happy Friday from the Rock of Gibraltar. I hope you are all well and the weekend is nearly here. Do you ever have that feeling where you think you always have to be busy? Do you feel guilt when you find that you have some time to yourself and then think this other…

Blog: Worth It

Hello Everyone I hope all is well. I’ve taken sometime out over the weekend to be on my own and relax. I’ve been out in the countryside for the whole weekend. Much needed too. I want to keep this post short and to the point: If I could ask one thing of you today, please…

Pandemic work stress

The pandemic has impacted us all in one way or another. For some people the impact has been huge, for others its been more of a tweak to their life style. We are all unique, therefore how it has affected us is also unique. For me I’ve been working at home since late February 2020,…

How to Create a Soundtrack for Your Life

It is no big secret that I’m not doing so great at the moment. But one way I have been coping through the last few weeks is music and singing. Sound, finding comfort in it, is really good for my mental health. I recently read an interesting article on creating a sound track to fit…

Blog: Control

I am writing this from a bench on the banks of the river Humber. I have just walked from Hessle foreshore over the Humber Bridge. I am taking a break from walking and taking in the view from the other side in Barton on Humber. This weekend away has been very timely. Its been a…

Midweek Blog: Put Yourself First?

Happy Wednesday. I’ve not been posting as much of late, but I have been writing a lot more than normal! A mix of annual leave, sad family news and work has filled my time. Putting myself first might sound a little selfish? In one sense it could be interpreted that way, but on another view…

Blog: You are enough

The long bank holiday weekend is in full swing and I’ve been enjoying some me time (I still am as I am writing this on Sunday). I successfully completed my IDONTMIND mental health run, but that I will talk about in another post, probably on Tuesday. I’ve done alot of thinking on this holiday, and…

Blog: We ALL have mental health

I am taking a long weekend, and will also be on holiday from tomorrow morning too. Its been a very busy week, after a full day delivering training yesterday my voice is struggling this morning.  Definitely ready for some me time! Over the weekend I will be doing my IDONTMIND Mental Health run.  I’ve been…