Hello everyone, It's been a strange and sad old weekend, and yet somehow it feels a bit longer than that. Then again, that always seems to be the way when a massive loss happens. Most people reading this post from the UK will already know, but for any international readers among you, the sad news … Continue reading Kindness first, always.
Before you read this blog any further, there's a music video I want you to watch. https://youtu.be/DgmoYgpMNX8 This video, from 2011, was by bestselling girl group The Saturdays, for their hit single 'My Heart Takes Over', filmed out in Iceland. To most people, it just seems like a standard pop video for a slower ballad … Continue reading Being open: an evening with Frankie Bridge
So if you caught our posts last week, you'll know that Walk & Talk 4 Men, the walking group we're part of - or WAT4M as we call it for short round here - teamed up with Mind, the national mental health charity for a very special event yesterday afternoon. We descended on the beautiful … Continue reading #MindfulMonday at Hylands Park: The Lowdown
Hello one, hello all. Hope you've all had a good Sunday in this glorious September sunshine we've had today. It's been a while since we posted about our involvement with Walk & Talk 4 Men, the walking group we joined earlier this year that's helping to change the conversation around men's mental health and wellbeing … Continue reading A walking and talking update: #MindfulMonday
So last month on this blog, with #ProjectHappyJanuary, I spoke about some positive things to do to encourage positive thinking and good mental well being. With the mental health charity Time To Change holding the fifth annual Time To Talk Day to raise awareness of and encourage the discussion of mental health issues today, it got me thinking. … Continue reading Why it absolutely is Time to Talk