Exercise Blog: Getting Started

Exercise is great for your mental health, as well as your physical health. Remember: You do not need to be Athletic or a super active person to benefit. I personally love exercise. I love planning my workouts, trying new things and the muscle soreness after a great workout that tells me I’ve worked hard. I…

National Fitness Day

22 September is National Fitness Day in the UK. Exercise is a major passion for me, and is also how I manage my health (both physical and mental). There is a great website with lots of resources and training tips on the official website. Check it here

Blog: Si puedes soñarlo puedes hacerlo

Hello I hope you are well. This blog is being written whilst I am sat on a bench at the end of South Port pier. “Si puedes soñarlo puedes hacerlo” A good friend of mine recently said this to me, he is Spanish. It translates to if you can dream it, you can do it….

Get Active Blog: Refresh

Hello World I hope everyone is doing well this week. I recently had a revamp of my exercise goals.  I found my previous goals were impacting my enjoyment, and it was time for a refresh. I am now focusing purely on the goals of boosting and maintaining intensity and keeping the exercise enjoyable. I’ve added…

Blog: Find your awesome

I had a great conversation yesterday at work – and to basically sum it up I said: “you don’t need to compete against anyone else in life to be awesome.” We often compare ourselves to others.  People are unique. All the complex factors that make up a life means we all have a unique existence….

Blog: Digital Wellbeing

I have been beta testing a new Wellbeing app recently, and I have learned a few things by doing so. I don’t very often use Wellbeing smart phone apps, but I love technology and have a long history of beta testing both at work and video games. What smart phone wellbeing apps do you use? Certainly…

Get Active Blog: Surviving

I am determined to focus on good and positive things now.  Grief takes time, but now the funeral has happened I want to focus on the good in my life. I am focusing on exercise at the moment and have managed to return to running this week after taking a week and a half off…

Get Active Blog: Escapism

Hello All I returned from the first leg of my journey, and have been enjoying three days at home before the second part of my adventure. This was written on the afternoon of 3 June, Today I went for my first run in over a week. As much as I enjoy running, I took a…

My IDONTMIND Mental Health Run

I am back after my caravan holiday in North Yorkshire.  During my stay I completed my 10K Mental Health Run.  I will talk about how it went below, but I’d first like to share the video I produced about my mental health run.  Share this journey with me, see the scenery and here why conversations…

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…