Blog: Signing Off

Hello Everyone It’s been a while since I posted a blog. Life got very busy outside of work of late, and I’ve also been unwell for the last few days.  Before I knew it, time has really gotten away from me. Time flies as they say. I am taking an extended break from work –…

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…

Habits That Secretly Make You Feel Bad About Yourself

These traps can lead to poor self-esteem, guilt, anger and more. Here’s what to look for and how to fix them. Another great article from the team at Huff Post. “This is one of several behaviours that can cause us to be mad at (or even hate) ourselves. Here are some other sneaky actions impeding…

Blog: Solo

I am currently on a sun lounger, basking in the lunchtime sunshine. The pool and view of the Rock of Gibraltar are stunning in the sunshine. Some people would find it hard to cope, but I am here on my own, relaxed and happy. I get asked why I travel alone – I used to…

Blog: What do you need?

Self worth. Your own value. Contentment. Self care. Self love. These are powerful statements, but many people view these as selfish. To focus on yourself is viewed by many as selfishness and quite ignorant. Yet these views are completely untrue in the case of self care. Putting this into simple terms: if you do not…

Wellbeing Calendar: Self Care September

Self care is really important – it is never selfish. Looking after yourself is so important, how can you expect to look after others if you don’t care for yourself too? I’ve been really unwell for the last 48 hours, so I’ve had to focus on my own selfcare to get myself back to where…