Realising What It Is To Feel Truly Alive

Today I was thankful to myself for having picked up and persisted with exercising regularly. Why? I was thankful for being relatively fit and to my body for allowing me a beautiful experience hiking to and through the Gorropu Canyon in Sardinia. I had the strength and stamina to hike and ramble over rocky and … Continue reading Realising What It Is To Feel Truly Alive

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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

I Have a Big Mind, So I Can Keep Dreaming

I have a very big mind. I don't know if you can quantify the size of a mind seeing as it is abstract. What I mean when I say I have a big mind is that it wanders. I have high ambitions for myself, and sometimes believe in them. I think I'm going to become … Continue reading I Have a Big Mind, So I Can Keep Dreaming

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

A Today to Shape Tomorrow

Everything we do today shapes our tomorrow. I am trying to invest in creating my future for myself, and shaping it into a life I love and want to be an active part of. Creating such a life when living with the forever swinging moods of bipolar can be, ahem, challenging. Sometimes, my engagement factor … Continue reading A Today to Shape Tomorrow

On Living Life With Mental Health Difficulties 

   Sat outside smoking a rollie I got talking to another patient. I realised what I was saying I should listen to myself. You have to live your life. Mental health challenges or not, at the end of our days what is it we want to be remembering on our death beds- because the only … Continue reading On Living Life With Mental Health Difficulties