The Too Busy to Sleep Phase

I'm sure somewhere there is some wisdom on not sleeping that goes along the lines of, "if you can't sleep, get up and do something until you're tired". This is exactly what I do when I can't sleep, which doesn't happen all that often for me. I am a good sleeper. I always have been. … Continue reading The Too Busy to Sleep Phase


The Puzzle of Movement: Find Your Mind

Work On Your Mind It is your biggest barrier and your biggest tool to self realisation and achieving fitness goals is your mind. I've said it a few times and I'll say it again, physical activity and incorporating it into your life can be just as much an emotional and mental challenge as it is … Continue reading The Puzzle of Movement: Find Your Mind

Food Rule #5: Meal Plans Aren’t Concrete

When I really have my life together I plan my meals for the next 2-3 days so that I know what to buy. I try to include a variety of foods whilst also maximising what I buy to minimise my food waste. I also tend to save £ when I manage to do this. It's … Continue reading Food Rule #5: Meal Plans Aren’t Concrete

Hopes and Resolutions

I've dug out an old diary. It's my diary from last year, and in it I wrote a whole page dedicated to 'Hopes For 2014'. They were: 1. Start and access to science course at college. 2. Get discharged from CMHT and mental health services. 3. Reach 5th anniversary in my relationship. 4. Buy Wifey … Continue reading Hopes and Resolutions