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: Recovery

Recently I’ve been recovering from an injury, which has prevented me from running since the middle of December last year. Having an injury can be very annoying, not just for our physical health but also for our mental health. Exercise is a great way to positively boost our mental health and our overall well being….

Get Active Blog: Surviving

I am determined to focus on good and positive things now.  Grief takes time, but now the funeral has happened I want to focus on the good in my life. I am focusing on exercise at the moment and have managed to return to running this week after taking a week and a half off…

My IDONTMIND Mental Health Run

I am back after my caravan holiday in North Yorkshire.  During my stay I completed my 10K Mental Health Run.  I will talk about how it went below, but I’d first like to share the video I produced about my mental health run.  Share this journey with me, see the scenery and here why conversations…

Blog: We ALL have mental health

I am taking a long weekend, and will also be on holiday from tomorrow morning too. Its been a very busy week, after a full day delivering training yesterday my voice is struggling this morning.  Definitely ready for some me time! Over the weekend I will be doing my IDONTMIND Mental Health run.  I’ve been…

Get Active Month: One Step Closer

I have continued my preparation for my mental health run over the weekend. On Saturday I did a 10K run around my village, the time was a bit slower than my average, but the run wasn’t about the timing. This was about getting in the distance I will be doing for the event. For the…

Get Active Month: Rest is prepation too

In just over a week I am aiming to compete my mental health 10k run. I am training for this event to make sure I am race ready for 1 May. I am following a workout schedule to prepare for this, but that does not mean that rest and recovery time has gone out of…