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: Recovery

Recently I’ve been recovering from an injury, which has prevented me from running since the middle of December last year. Having an injury can be very annoying, not just for our physical health but also for our mental health. Exercise is a great way to positively boost our mental health and our overall well being….

Christmas & Fitness

December is a time for eating, drinking and being merry as the festive season draws in. This also means the holiday period is notoriously difficult for our healthy eating habits and exercise regimes. Lets think about Christmas… Many people abandon fitness and workouts during the Christmas period (or even December as a whole). Staying active…

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…

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…

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…

Blog: Comfort in Sound

Hello Everyone I hope you are all keeping well.  I’m now back at work following my recent holiday. In dark and trying times, we often cling on to the things that make us feel better.  I am not hiding the fact that I’ve been experiencing low mood for the last few days. It is just…

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…

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…

Get Active Month: One Step Closer

I have continued my preparation for my mental health run over the weekend. On Saturday I did a 10K run around my village, the time was a bit slower than my average, but the run wasn’t about the timing. This was about getting in the distance I will be doing for the event. For the…