Top tips to stay cool in the hot weather 

This one seems very relevant to share today. Pretty much the whole of the UK is experiencing a severe heatwave today. I found an article on Sky News to be really useful:

How to Write an achievable To-Do List

I make to do lists, both in work and at home. It helps me keep some focus and, at least for me, a good way to manage my anxiety. But, is your to do list effective or even manageable? It might be that the list has unrealistic timescales to get stuff done. Head over to…

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: 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: Go with gratitude

  I’ve had a couple of weekend away recently. One took me to somewhere new, and this weekend has taken me to an area I love. I know the area well and have many memories linked to this area. I am currently writing this at Rievaulx abbey in Ryedale, North Yorkshire. I’m away at my…

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: How I stop negative thoughts

I hope you are all having a good week, but if you are not, I hope you are finding ways to cope through difficult times. We all have negative thoughts. In the short term they can be overwhelming – in the long term they can cause more serious mental ill health conditions. How we deal…

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…