Sleeping in a heatwave

Now that summer has arrived in the UK, it can get pretty hot (well, by British standards). Summer here can also bring heatwaves where the temperature can really high for a short period. Sleep is critical for our health, both physical and mental. The high temperatures of heatwaves can often impact our ability to get…

Selfcare is not selfish

Hello everyone Happy Wednesday – I hope you are well. Its mental health awareness week, so that’s what I’m talking about again today. Putting yourself first, that is selfish; well some may traditionally tell you that. But I want to take this one from a different perspective. Your wellbeing and mental health are really important…

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…

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: Stop being judgemental!

Hello I hope everyone is well and keeping safe. I’m very much looking forward to the weekend, I’m finally taking my trip to Ashby de la zouch. I delayed this trip from last weekend due to the storms we were encountering and I’m very glad I did. I was originally due to visit Ashby back…

Habits That Secretly Make You Feel Bad About Yourself

These traps can lead to poor self-esteem, guilt, anger and more. Here’s what to look for and how to fix them. Another great article from the team at Huff Post. “This is one of several behaviours that can cause us to be mad at (or even hate) ourselves. Here are some other sneaky actions impeding…

Happiness Calendar: February 2022

The Action for Happiness charity have released their wellbeing calendar for February 2022 The theme for February 2022 is “Friendly February” – which is aimed to give you a focus on reaching out to connect with others and doing our best to be a good friend. One action to try each day of the month…

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…

Blog: Not everyone celebrates Christmas…

Happy Friday – I hope everyone is well. Its almost the weekend 🙂 For some, today will be their final workday before Christmas. For those who are celebrating, I wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year. For those who are not celebrating Christmas, I hope you enjoy the long bank holiday weekend….