Blog: What I don’t want

Sometimes we know what we want and where we are heading on our journey through life. Having a plan and knowing our goals can be very comforting. But getting to that place can sometimes be quite difficult. This varies between people. Perhaps you don’t know what you want right now or in the future, and…

Wellbeing Calendar: September 2022

The Action for Happiness charity has released their wellbeing calendar for September 2022. The theme for September 2022 is “Self Care September,” with a focus daily on actions that prove that self care is not selfish. When we’re kind to ourselves it also helps us respond more positively to what happens and treat others more…

Blog: Life, my way.

In life we often have options and decisions to make. I have found myself thinking about what comes next in a few areas of my life. At the moment this quite few decisions to be made. Inevitable changes are coming, not necessarily bad ones but I will need to. I’ve done a lot of thinking…

The #1 Rule Of Happiness

‘If You Can’t Be Happy With A Coffee, You Won’t Be Happy With A Yacht’ “The little things help me appreciate the big things.” Social media can often affect negatively our mental health, but sometimes there are some gems that help give us a much needed boost. This article from DMARGE gives us some perspective:…

Wellbeing Calendar: June 2022

The Action for Happiness charity has released their wellbeing calendar for June 2022 The theme for June 2022 is “Joyful June” One action to try each day of the month to boost your happiness. What will you try this month? The calendar is below (as an image file or PDF) or you can find out…

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: 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: 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…