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: Rubbish?

Hello All I hope everyone is well. Its been a big and crazy week for me between this being my final week in my current job, a trip to the hospital and also a trip to London for an awards ceremony. I’m certainly ready for the weekend when it gets here! Anyway, I have been…

How To Cope If The Omicron News Has Resurfaced Anxiety, Anger And Despair

Up until a couple of weeks ago, the majority of us had never heard of ‘Omicron’, now it’s all over the news. Personally, I’ve found it quite difficult. Everywhere I look, it’s news about potential further restrictions, tests, booster jabs etc etc. There is a very good article from Huffington Post that covers ‘Things are…

Blog: Giving

The internet tells me today (30 November) is called giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving where everyone, everywhere can do something to support the good causes that mean so much to them. You can volunteer your time; donate money; share your skills; campaign for something; donate goods, food, or clothes; organise…

Happiness Calendar: November 2021

The brilliant Action for Happiness charity have released their wellbeing calendar for November 2021. The theme for November 2021 is “New Ways” – which is aimed to give you new methods to move forward in your life. The calendar is below or you can find out more over on their website.

Back to nature

Getting outdoor and into nature is really good for our mental health. The lockdowns and restrictions of this pandemic have just highlighted how good this is for our wellbeing. Head over to the Mind Journal Blog for some great tips on how nature can improve your mental health. Read it here A short extract from…

#itsokaytotalk campaign

Hello World and Happy Friday Danny and I are proud to be supporting the #itsokaytotalk campaign, raising funds for the charity Andy’s Man Club.  This a great cause to support the mental health of men. My supporters badge arrived today – I’m very happy with it. It is okay to talk – it is not…

Exercise Blog: Getting Started

Exercise is great for your mental health, as well as your physical health. Remember: You do not need to be Athletic or a super active person to benefit. I personally love exercise. I love planning my workouts, trying new things and the muscle soreness after a great workout that tells me I’ve worked hard. I…