Finding Your Identity.

Before Christmas Kim and I were invited to a business networking event in Richmond, London, which was being hosted by our friends Helen and Ray; the idea of going to see them was good motivation for me, the problem was that there would be a lot of other people there, and that filled me withContinue reading “Finding Your Identity.”

Managing Your Mental Health, Part 7 – Talk/Ask For Help.

“To anyone out there who’s hurting – it’s not a sign of weakness to ask for help.  It’s a sign of strength.” Barack Obama Talking and asking for help is probably the easiest thing in the world to do; so why do so many of us find it so hard? The most obvious place toContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 7 – Talk/Ask For Help.”

Managing Your Mental Health, Part 5 – Meditation & Mindfulness

When we are in a place of stress and fear it can be very difficult to manage our emotions, we can often find that we spend a lot of our time worrying, in fear, and sometimes blaming ourselves for the situation, even if it is out of our control. Take the current cost of livingContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 5 – Meditation & Mindfulness”

Managing Your Mental Health, Part 3 – Exercise

I think a lot of people are scared or put off by the idea of exercise from an early age, while some kids love and enjoy sport there are a lot who don’t, but they are still dragged outside on cold, wet days to run around a muddy field.  This can have a huge impactContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 3 – Exercise”

Managing Your Mental Health, Part 2 – Acceptance

Acceptance. The fact of accepting a difficult or unpleasant situation. – Cambridge Dictionary Willingness to tolerate a difficult situation. – Oxford Dictionary Acceptance is one area I struggle with the most; I sometimes want to slap people when they make it sound so easy.  Human nature is to fight or run away from situations that our brain feels are dangerous, remaining calm inContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 2 – Acceptance”