Tag: depression

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A for Anxiety

A poem about running away from anxiety, creating mindful adventures, fighting the stigma, and battling your inner demons.

Fierce Bright Star

What I understood about my journey to diagnosis and beyond, after running 1800 miles across the UK, came out (unexpectedly, I must add) in the form of a poem. I meant to say this poem during my TEDx Holyhead talk in April, but I was too nervous and overly worried that I’d stumble over my own words. So I let it hang there in the back … Read More Fierce Bright Star

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haiku ii

passing the long day

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What I wish my illness could do in my absence

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haiku

breathing empty sighs

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So how often should I blog about my mental illness?

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In this Skin

When things start to make sense, be sure to make a note!
#UKRunChat #iRunWales #YouVsTheYear #mentalhealth

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So you think you can start again

How do I start running again? Tips for mental health, mindfulness, confidence, building up fitness and exploring running again.

Running up those hills

Just breathe

Some words need life breathing into them, others just drip off the tongue like honey. It’s a peculiar time right now. Nothing appears to follow any order, routine, sequence or plan. Each day, in fact each hour, is a different story to tell, a different emotion heralding a seemingly different outcome. It’s confusing. Keeping a focus on running now is harder than it was … Read More Just breathe