Christmas was somewhat difficult this year. I love Christmas spent with my family, but at the same time it can be quite intense. Running is usually my way to cope- physically removing myself from potentially overwhelming situations and substituting them for fresh air and endorphins. Sadly this year that was not the case. Add to… Continue reading The Crutch Chronicles: Christmas
I love to share inspiration and motivation wherever I can, and I especially love championing fierce and fantastic ladies. This week I was inspired by Serena Williams' open letter to women everywhere, and so I just had to share it. So this week's post is a slightly different format; I'm going to let Serena's words speak for… Continue reading Woman Crush Wednesday: Serena Williams
This past week, I've been contemplating why we do the crazy things we do. Why do we push ourselves to the limit, experience so much pain and frustration, and potentially risk failure? We do it because we can. Being able to take on challenges, try new things and ultimately reach the limits of what we think… Continue reading Monday Motivation: Question Madness
Summer has always been my favourite season, and so when Autumn arrives it can be easy to feel despondent. Whilst social media gets excited for crisp leaves, warm jumpers and Pumpkin Spice Lattes, but I often struggle slightly- I think that's the thing with the British Summer- blink and you'll miss it. That's why it can… Continue reading Mindfulness: Falling for fall?
I’m having a bit of a rough time with my mood right now. I’ve suffered with depression and anxiety for a while now, and whilst I’ve generally got everything under control, it comes in peaks and troughs sometimes. Sometimes you can find a cause, and sometimes there’s no rhyme or reason for it, and the latter is the… Continue reading 5 tips for anxious people