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: look to the future

Exercise is great for our wellbeing. Something I say quite a lot. Currently I am still carrying an injury which impacts running. I could go out running, but to do I’d need to take a bunch of painkillers before I went out for a run. I’d then have to hope my ankle and foot hold…

Blog: One Step at a time

Today was my Auntie’s funeral. I said my goodbyes and I hope we gave her a suitable send off. Despite the restrictions, we had a very appropriate non religious ceremony in her memory. Rest in peace Norma Stanyon. Funerals are difficult for me, the lead up to today has been filled with sleepless nights and…

Blog: Good vs Bad

  Just arrived in North Tyneside for the second part of my trip. I write this from a country park. I am sat next to a huge sun dial with a fantastic view of Newcastle City and the coast. I stopped here on a whim just to pass time before I can check into the…

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…

Midweek Blog and Round Up

Hello All I hope you are having a good week. It a very busy week for me, a lot is going off in and out of work at the moment. I’ve been spending a lot of time planning of late.  Planning out work in my new job, planning out training and work for the positivity…

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…