Rome is the most incredible place. Not somewhere that I ever planned to go because when I think of Italy, I think pizza, pasta and bread. Italy is the place of carbs. A carb-lovers dream (of which I am not!). You may be thinking how sad to let something as trivial and necessary as food … Continue reading The Break
As Week 2 of my 100 day mindfulness challenge comes to a close it’s time to evaluate. I have managed a meditation every day for 16 days. Yay! What do they say, it takes 21 days for a new habit to form? So hopefully I am well on my way for this mindfulness stuff to … Continue reading Mindfulness | By The Coast
Last week I made the commitment to practice mindfulness every day for 100 days. This week has involved reading lots about mindfulness, educating myself and attempting to start with simple meditations. Easing myself in gently (maybe a little too gently!) The number one thing it has shown me (which I guess I already knew, just … Continue reading Mindfulness | Week One
For those who follow me on Instagram you will have seen that I am coming to the end of my #100daysofhappy where I would post one pic each day of something that made me happy that day. However there have been a lot of unhappy days over the challenge. In fact I have to say … Continue reading 100 Mindful Day’s
Mental health is a complex thing. It can improve over time and it can get worse quite quickly. Sometimes it does both at once, everything gets better and you feel better than you have in a long time but then something else can slip. Notice I said ‘slip’ and not ‘relapse’. I talk about anxiety … Continue reading The Fear of Losing Someone
Having been in the depths of depression and anxiety for a third of my life it was hard to see a way out. For those of us who have experienced this for a period of time it is often hard to remember life when you felt ‘OK’, hard to remember what ‘normal’ feels like. Recovery … Continue reading How Do You Know?
You have discovered the freedom that running brings. You have a pair of trainers. You have a running watch. You are that person who runs past their house 3 times just to see the time on your watch tick over to the nearest mile marker. You are a runner. You have discovered that two wheels … Continue reading To Tri or not to Tri?