5 in5 for Mind – Challenge Update – Running Injury Blues.

Unfortunately (as some of you will already be aware), I’ve had to postpone my #5in5formind marathon challenge, again!  This time it’s because of an injury to my achilles. It’s been about a month now, and originally, I thought it was just my calf muscle, but as time went by it became evident that the problemContinue reading “5 in5 for Mind – Challenge Update – Running Injury Blues.”

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?”

Anxiety & The Brain, Part 10: Neurotransmitters.

Have you ever wondered what controls our mood?  What makes us feel happy, sad, or afraid? The answer is chemical messengers called NEUROTRANSMITTERS; they are key players in helping to understand anxiety, and the physical reactions associated with it. As we learnt in my blog Anxiety & The Brain, Part 5, the brain is madeContinue reading “Anxiety & The Brain, Part 10: Neurotransmitters.”

Depression & Positivity

At the moment I’m fighting a constant battle between depression and positivity; I can spend days with a low mood, which literally paralyses me to a point that even doing simple tasks is a challenge; I then get angry and very irritable. I haven’t really explored depression that much, I’ve spent most of my timeContinue reading “Depression & Positivity”

Looking for the Positives in the Storm.

It’s safe to say that 2020 has been a rather unique year.  You don’t need me to re-cap everything and I’m certainly not going to dwell on the negative stuff, instead I want to try and start the new year with a degree of optimism. I know some of you may not feel very optimisticContinue reading “Looking for the Positives in the Storm.”