Feet trek for mental health

I’m heading to London this evening all ready for a very long and tiring walk on Saturday. I will be taking part in the London Thames Bridges Charity Challenge. I’ll be walking 23km, roughly 15 miles along the Thames crossing 16 bridges as we go. I’m meeting up with a couple of people that I met when I trekked the Great Wall of China. Then I was raising money for the British Heart Foundation, this time I’m raising money for Mind, the mental health charity. Why Mind? Well I have depression. (Wow it’s taken me a long time to realise […]

Kindness Challenge – Week 6

For a little while I’ve been thinking about what to do this week for the Kindness Challenge. There wasn’t anyone that sprung to mind when thinking about someone who inspires me to be kinder. I have kind people in my life, very kind friends and family, but I have never thought about them in this way. But inspiration struck when flicking through some magazines. There was an article with journalist Bryony Gordon discussing her OCD and depression and how she has used walking to help her. (Similar article from Huffington Post here). She has inspired me by being honest about […]

25. Stay in a log cabin

I’ve just got back from a few days away and have ticked off another item from my 30 before 30 list. I have been staying in Cherry Tree Cabin at Newbourne Woodland Campsite in Suffolk. It was a lovely few days in a really chilled out, quite and peaceful location. I hope to go back and pitch a tent next time because the location was great and the owners had provided lots of thoughtful extras on the site. As it turned out staying in the cabin was great this week. With lots of rain, thunder and lightning it was great […]

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