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Practicing Gratitude – #FridayFive 9th February 2018 6

This is my weekly blog post sharing what I am grateful for. Practicing gratitude is supposed to lead to happiness and a more positive attitude and I would love for you to share what you’re grateful for in the comments. I am grateful that the headaches I have been struggling with which have resulted in me being signed off work, seem to be getting better (I’m keeping my fingers crossed that carries on!) I am grateful for some pretty nails. I regularly have my nails painted with gel manicure. For me, while a luxury it’s a form of self care. […]

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Why you need to open up about your mental health 23

Share your mental health story For a very long time I kept my mental health a secret. For over ten years I hid my worries, my low mood, my urges to self harm and my suicidal thoughts to myself. There was a part of me, a big part, that I was keeping secret. Keeping my anxiety and depression a secret was actually adding to my stress. It wasn’t making my mental health problems go away and it wasn’t making them any easier to live with. Every year on Time to Talk day Time to Change encourage all of us to […]


6 reasons why pilates is good for your mental health 23

Have you ever tried pilates? We all know that exercise is good for you for many, many reasons. As well as walking I find that doing some pilates is really good for my mental health. Developer Joseph Pilates believed that physical and mental health were extrinsically linked. He developed this exercise believing that it was good for your physical as well as mental health. But I think somewhere along the line we’ve lost that. I started going to pilates classes on the advice of my doctor for sciatica. And while it was good for my back I found it was […]

How does pilates help you to manage your mental health? Six reasons why pilates is good for stress, anxiety and depression.