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

I used to run 10k races. I used to climb twice a week for nearly a year. I used to do a lot of things, then I stopped because of my mental health difficulties. I am somewhat stable right now, enjoying life and finally in a place to be consistently running, climbing and taking in … Continue reading

The Eye of the Storm: The Grateful Aftermath

A depressive episode has a way of making anyone go from actively living their life to merely existing in a matter of days or weeks. The ability to do what you love? Zapped! The ability to get up in the morning? Zapped! An interest in doing anything other than staying in bed living life through … Continue reading The Eye of the Storm: The Grateful Aftermath

Learning to Become an Average Functioning Citizen

It's been about a month since I started Uni again. It's been good, although most definitely not without it's struggles. I have a very strong feeling that the next 5 years are going to provide me with a very steep learning curve in managing stress, commitments, and functioning to some level that would be deemed … Continue reading Learning to Become an Average Functioning Citizen

You are NOT a Label

When we enter the mental health system it is very difficult to maintain the ability to remember who we are aside from our diagnoses and out symptoms, especially as this is mainly what the doctors talk about - I mean, it's their job right? However, in our personal lives, we are so much more than … Continue reading You are NOT a Label