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 […]

Sunday Blues

Feels like my body has given up on me. First thing on Wednesday morning I had a super emotional counselling session. This left me in floods of tears for a lot of the day. Then a super stressful day on Friday wearing painful shoes that have cut my feet. Yesterday I was exhausted, my whole body felt tired. After a busy morning shopping and getting soaked in the rain I spent a few hours in bed napping and reading. This morning I woke at 5:50am with a migraine, so spent the rest of the morning in pain and occasionally sleep. […]

I ❤️ Colouring Books 26

Colouring books for adults are everywhere. Aswell as being a massive craze, with thousands flying off the shelves, colouring books have also become a contentious issue. They have now been blamed for the infantilisation of women, being anti-feminist, a futile exercise for the money rich, time full, unstressed female and most definitely not art therapy, thankyou very much. All of this I find ridiculous and quite frankly offensive. It is belittling those people with genuine mental health difficulties. A lot of people obviously find that a little bit of colouring is a good way to block out some of the […]