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?
Week 3 Family Too many people take their family for granted, and I'm sure we are all guilty of this at some stage or another. We take for granted that our family will always be there and we forget to focus on and cherish the little things. I'm proud to say that I don't … Continue reading Gratitude Challenge – My Week 3 & 4
A big part of recovering from any illness is being able to see clearly, that you are surrounded by so many things to be grateful for. I was blind to this for so long, I became so self-focuses and inward thinking that my life became food, exercise, negativity. My life became existence and survival, and … Continue reading Gratitude