In the beginning all routes have the potential to stir up the wonderful running relationship between yourself and your body: that is the magic of running.
Part 1: So you want to run with your bipolar disorder? Some tips for taking that first bold step.
A poem about running away from anxiety, creating mindful adventures, fighting the stigma, and battling your inner demons.
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…
passing the long day
Go for a run in the hills Climb a mountain Watch the sunrise from a hilltop Smell the wild flowers Camp under the stars Take a shower & wash my hair Brush my teeth Write a story Illustrate my thoughts & ideas Listen to music, sing & dance Do yoga Meditate Call somebody Step outside…
breathing empty sighs
I tried to objectively ask myself this question, but I don't think I could be honest with myself, not even in a whisper, perhaps because I am inherently biased. If I were to alter the question to—How often should I write about mental illnesses?—would the answer be different? If you're like me, blogging is a cathartic process,…
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How do I start running again? Tips for mental health, mindfulness, confidence, building up fitness and exploring running again.