It is now exactly a week until the London Marathon (why not sponsor me now?!) Nothing I have read about training for a long run suggests moving your mum into a nursing home the week before a marathon is a valid training technique. However, this is exactly what I have been doing for the last … More Distracting practicalities
Hey folks! There’s no headspace this week – that’ll be back in the New Year now. Instead, I’d like to share a blog that I wrote two years ago. It follows on from last weeks blog (Headspace #15) about the importance of talking, and the importance of being honest about how you feel. If you’d … More Talk
To mark international Mental Health day I’ve been uploading anonymous mental health experiences all week long. Todays one is from a friend who went to the same University as me, and is a call to talk to others about how you are feeling. Talk Tonight I have always felt fairly ‘odd’; as if I don’t … More Headspace #9
A few weeks ago I quit my job for mental health reasons – which I wrote about here: Who’s got an impressive ginger beard and just quit his job? This guy. I had a great reaction, and many people got in touch saying they wished they could share their stories but don’t necessarily want to … More Headspace #1
It’s not easy, but I believe it is important not to hide and internalise our mental health. You may remember a few years ago a long post I wrote about my mothers MS, and how I coped with this growing up. I keep meaning to write some more thoughts, but suffice to say there have … More Today, I cried.