Blog: With Pride

Hello All I hope you are well. I’m now back at work following my holiday, although I am only back for a couple of weeks before I go back on leave. I’m finally taking the holidays that were delayed by the pandemic. My next destination is Palma Nova in Majorca. I’m expecting it to be…

Blog: In a moment like this

Hello All I hope you’re all well. I am at Europa Point, which is the most southerly point of Gibraltar. From here you can see Morocco, Ceuta and Tarifa. Some stunning views from here, as well as the Rock of Gibraltar. I just wanted to take a moment out to take in the view, feel…

Blog: My current exercise goal

Hello All I hope everyone is well. I am currently relaxing in my Manchester hotel room before an early flight in the morning. When it comes to exercise, I always like to have some form of a plan in place for the days ahead to help guide my progression. I guess that’s a skill that…

Blog: Signing Off

Hello Everyone It’s been a while since I posted a blog. Life got very busy outside of work of late, and I’ve also been unwell for the last few days.  Before I knew it, time has really gotten away from me. Time flies as they say. I am taking an extended break from work –…

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: Disconnected joy

Many of us spend a lot of time online. Often we have q smart phone with us, which is a gateway to pretty much anything we can do online. Even if we aren’t using a smart phone, we could be watching television or listening to music streamed via the Internet. Even the ways we do…

Blog: Exercise Therapy

Hello Everyone I hope everyone is well I have written recently about going through a significant wave of anxiety throughout March, for which I am now still in recovery for. I am at the moment working on improving my coping techniques, as well as looking at new ways to reduce anxiety overall for myself.  I…

Blog: My Anxiety Attack: How it felt.

I don’t see perfect as a concept that can ever be a reality. In life we can achieve happiness in many areas, but sometimes there are other areas that we feel more negative about. Right now, that would probably accurately describe where I am at. Anxiety is an awful feeling.  When it becomes overwhelming, possibly…

Blog: Hello, how are you?

Hello I hope everyone is well. Or should I say Hello – how are you? That is a greeting and an attached question that we often use in everyday life. I think many of us feel the only appropriate answer to this question is yes, I am fine thank you, or similar words to that….