Why Now May be a Good Time to Start Meditating.

Being in a prolonged period of stress and fear is exhausting, and it will be having a massive impact on your mental and physical well-being. An 8 year study of 68,222 adults (published in the British Medical Journal) found that even mild anxiety produces a 20% greater risk of death. Research also shows that negativeContinue reading “Why Now May be a Good Time to Start Meditating.”

Strange Days….. Dealing With Self Isolation, Fear & Panic.

“Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and going over to the enemy of our imagination.” – Christian Nestell Bovee The current situation with Coronavirus has probably given a lot of people an insight into panic, and how our brain and body reacts to situations of immense stress and fear. The well used phrase ‘panicContinue reading “Strange Days….. Dealing With Self Isolation, Fear & Panic.”

Anxiously Stepping into 2020.

Usually I head into a new year with a level of optimism and hope, and 2019 was no exception.  While I was still struggling with my mental health I had plans and ideas that I thought would change things, especially financially. The end of 2019 was bumpy to say the least; notably, I had startedContinue reading “Anxiously Stepping into 2020.”

Getting Back Into Running.

Over the last couple of months I have really fallen out of love with running; I can’t really explain why, but all motivation evaporated, and I hit rock bottom with it. Kim thought that maybe I was just tired and needed a rest; which made sense considering all the running I have done over theContinue reading “Getting Back Into Running.”

Fit For Work, Just Making it All Up?

When you are listening to someone talk about their mental health problems, it is always important to remember that the route cause is specific to them, it is created by their own, individual, experience. I mention this because I am going to try and explain the reasons why I say I cannot work. Most ofContinue reading “Fit For Work, Just Making it All Up?”