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…

Midweek Blog and Round Up: 10 March

Happy Wednesday to you all. Things have been quiet around here for the last few days, as I have been busy with the Mental Health First Aid course, as well as being unwell over the weekend, so I’ve had to very much focus my attentions on just getting through the last few days. Life is…

Better days blog: Knowledge

Hello I hope you had a great weekend. It was a nice change of pace for me this weekend. I ventured just a little further away from my village to a local country park where I have not been for a run previously. There was so much sunshine, spring flowers and a beautiful lake to…

What it means to be a man today

The world we live in is full of stereotypes. When it comes to being a man, it seems we have a stereotype that we must all be masculine, macho alpha males. If a man is anything that is different to this stereotype he is viewed by many to be weak or less than. These stereotypes…

Being Too Busy Is Bad For Your Health – Ways To Relieve The Pressure

Dr Devon Price, the author of Laziness Does Not Exist, has always gone above and beyond. Relentlessly productive, the social psychologist was the sort of person who got a small thrill when frantically checking things off their to-do list. “I am someone who was playing by the rules of society, which say that your worth is determined by…

MIDWEEK: Blog and links roundup

Happy Wednesday. I am glad of a change in the weather at the moment.  Winter can tough in many ways, less day light, cold weather and winter illnesses.  Mix in a lockdown, a pandemic and other restrictions, on paper this looks like a very grim time to be alive. I could go in to details…

Better Days Blog: KitKat

Meet KitKat. She is nine years old and has been my cat since September 2015.  She is a special needs cat and requires a lot of careful attention.  She also has anxiety, which can exacerbate the situation too.  That is something we have in common. Caring for KitKat can be very challenging at times, but…

Get Active Blog: The Journey

I often get asked why exercise is so important to me.  Mainly I enjoy it, the escapism, the challenge and the feeling of progression.  Not only that, it helps me manage a medical condition and it has been essential for my mental health since 2007. My fitness journey has never been about just one thing,…