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: Do you practice escapism?

Hello everyone I hope you are all enjoying your Saturday morning. I am writing this from the beach in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire. The sun is shining. Which is great as I need the break. I’ve written a few times about the power of escapism. Freeing your mind from stress and worry is critical for…

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: 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….

Quotes for life

Love it, or hate it – there is a probably an inspirational quote for many situations in life. I just wanted to quickly share an article with a (long) list of 200 quotes over at the trend spotter. Have a look, you might just find some inspiration here.

Blog: intermission

Let’s face it, life can be a bit full on sometimes. Even when there is not anything untoward going on, things can slowly build up a sense of pressure on you, which can lead to burn out. Our lives seem to be getting busier and busier now we move into post pandemic restrictions.  Before the…

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…

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…

World Mental Health Day

10 October is world mental health day. I just want to mark this occasion by reminding you that you have  totally got this. You are never alone no matter what and support is always available out there in so many different forms.  If you see or know of someone that’s struggling, perhaps you could reach…