Category: Health

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

This weekend the clocks go back. And whilst I am so excited about that one extra hour to bury myself under the blanket I know the fact that it signals the end of British Summer Time will bring on months of struggle. As, along…

The Bucket List

The “Bucket List.” Often seen as the list of things you want to see, do or accomplish in your lifetime – before you “kick the bucket.” I have read so many bucket lists lately. I’m not sure why so many bucket lists are suddenly…

World Mental Health Day

According to statistics 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem this year, affecting both men and women. However, in 2015 75% of all UK suicides were male. An even more shocking is the fact that suicide remains the most common cause…

Regaining control of your schedule.

I have made no secret of the fact that I have lost control of my schedule over the last few months. When I was made redundant at the beginning of the Summer having no schedule felt fantastic. Not having to rely on alarms, joining…

National Fitness Day

Wednesday 27th September, National Fitness Day. A day in the fitness calendar that is marked to encourage the nation to celebrate the fun of fitness and physical activity within the UK. Across the country there will be many activities taking place for everyone –…

Making the most of Redundancy

Redundancy – a rotten, shameful word. A word that makes you feel utterly worthless and ashamed. I have seen many of my friends being made redundant from their jobs over the past few years and always thought “that would never happen to me.” When…

Exercise and mental well being

We have all seen the rather amusing meme’s stating “I run because punching people is frowned upon” or “I exercise because completely exhausting myself is the most relaxing part of my day.” And yes they are amusing, but all jokes aside there is an…