An ultra marathon. Why would anyone want to do that? Some people aspire to completing a marathon one day, just so they can tick 26.2 miles from their bucket list. "I'm training for a marathon" is usually met with "wow that's amazing, what time are you hoping to do it in? I could never do … Continue reading But why would you want to do that?
Black and white. Hands up who is a fan of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'? Then why are so many of us caught up in the black-or-white, all-or-nothing mindset? In order to get from black to white there are many shades of grey in between. So why do I / we struggle to see this middle … Continue reading Black | White | All | Nothing
The human body is an incredible thing. Depression is a mental illness and is sometimes described as an 'invisible illness' with some people being able to live their lives and keep their depression to themselves. From the outside looking in you would never know of their daily internal struggles. But depression can also be physical. … Continue reading Can depression physically hurt?
Would you run a half marathon, on your own, in the pouring rain, with no encouragement and no one to motivate you? Maybe you would but it is hard work. Would you run a half marathon, with 40 running friends, in the pouring rain, with motivation, encouragement, support and the most amazing positive energy you … Continue reading Positive motivation is everything.
"Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year" It's that time of year again, where most people are busy planning all of the festive parties they will be attending, drinks nights, work parties and the ultimate family get together over a big Christmas lunch. For most this is what Christmas is all about, this … Continue reading The most difficult time of the year
This month is National Eating Disorder Awareness month. More specifically 21st-27th of February. It's time to stamp out the stigma of mental health and give it the attention, education and understanding that it needs. There are many recognised mental health illnesses that seem to be accepted as an illness but personally I don't think Eating … Continue reading Stamp Out The Stigma
What are you going to START for Lent? I can't believe it's that time of year again. Pancake day is just around the corner and so that means Lent will soon begin! Thousands of people will be giving something up on Wednesday 10th February. Some may be doing it for fun, others to prove a … Continue reading What are you going to START for Lent?