Signs from the Universe, or Just Coincidence?

“God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains.  It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” C. S. Lewis The Universe wants the best for you, is probably one of the most challenging ideas we face; like many mantras the words and the ideas behind themContinue reading “Signs from the Universe, or Just Coincidence?”

Exercise for Better Mental Health.

With my 5 in 5 marathon challenge, I’m encouraging all of you to get out and exercise as a way of improving your mental wellbeing.  We all know about the benefits of exercise to our physical health, but less is known, or understood about how exercise helps our mood, and how it can aid withContinue reading “Exercise for Better Mental Health.”

Speaking About Mental Health.

The path to achieving my goals is constantly moving, and it’s a journey fraught with challenges, barriers and frustrations.  I constantly feel like I am not getting anywhere, and that I’m drowning in an endless storm. Having said this, there may be some calmer waters ahead….. or at least a boat to help ride theContinue reading “Speaking About Mental Health.”

Running 480 miles, in 16 Weeks, In Aid of Mind.

When the NHS appealed for volunteers to help during the current pandemic, I thought long and hard about signing up, but soon realised that with my anxiety and depression I probably wouldn’t be much help, so I didn’t do it. It wasn’t a nice feeling, realising that I wouldn’t be reliable enough to help otherContinue reading “Running 480 miles, in 16 Weeks, In Aid of Mind.”

Gardening to Aid With Anxiety & Depression.

Since moving house I have loved spending time in the garden; I have found that it really helps my mood (unless Leo is busy digging holes in the already struggling lawn).  I can feel super stressed but just going outside to sweep up some leaves or do a bit of weeding can help reduce myContinue reading “Gardening to Aid With Anxiety & Depression.”