5 Ways to wellbeing during the age of Covid-19

It’s been a while since I have blogged, and given the unprecedented times that we live in, I thought I would blog to give some useful hints and tips on maintaining good mental health for those who are having to self-isolate during the COVID-19 aka Corona Virus pandemic. Obviously, my first point that I wantContinue reading “5 Ways to wellbeing during the age of Covid-19”

Blue Monday it’s a great 12″ house track, but the other “Blue Monday” is pseudoscience

It’s that time of year where once more the tabloid press, bloggers, online media etc. will be telling us all that next Monday (20th January 2020) is Blue Monday; the most depressing day of the year. The concept of the 3rd Monday of the year, being the most depressing day, stems from an article forContinue reading “Blue Monday it’s a great 12″ house track, but the other “Blue Monday” is pseudoscience”

Fundraising has begun…

Just a quick post today. The fundraising for the Cameron Grant Memorial Trust page is now live, and it can be found here. Any contributions will be welcomed – no matter how small or big, please do donate to this worthwhile cause. It is all feeling very real now. 135 miles (as long as IContinue reading “Fundraising has begun…”

Why I chose the Cameron Grant Memorial Trust for my charity ride

Just to give you a heads up, this post will talk about mental health and wellbeing, and suicide. If you are feeling vulnerable at this moment in time; maybe bookmark this post for a later date, when you are feeling a little stronger. Please do check this page on where to get support for yourContinue reading “Why I chose the Cameron Grant Memorial Trust for my charity ride”

5 Ways to Wellbeing

Believe it or not, there are 5 Ways to Wellbeing! “Pah!” I hear you say. Well of course there are more ways, if you’re a micro kind of a person, but from a macro perspective, there really is 5 ways. Back in 2008 the UK government commissioned research into Mental Capital and Wellbeing. The findingsContinue reading “5 Ways to Wellbeing”

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! This is the very first post, it’s not much to look at or read, but I just wanted to get something posted, anything. For those of you interested, the picture below is looking towards the Trough of Bowland from the church just outside of Abbeystead. Having gone for a quick practiceContinue reading “The Journey Begins”