Taking time out is important

We spend a large part of our time in work. Since the pandemic began there has been a greater shift to remote working and giving us access to work accounts from home. This has been great for adding in flexibility around where we work, but it shouldn’t mean we have to start working longer hours….

Sleeping in a heatwave

Now that summer has arrived in the UK, it can get pretty hot (well, by British standards). Summer here can also bring heatwaves where the temperature can really high for a short period. Sleep is critical for our health, both physical and mental. The high temperatures of heatwaves can often impact our ability to get…

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: Down time

Hello I’m currently on holiday in Lisbon. I’m writing this at Castelo de Sao Jorge. There are stunning views to be seen up here This is my first trip overseas to visit somewhere new in over two years. Now I am here, I am so grateful to be able to explore somewhere new. And what…

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…