Mental Health

8 posts

No Excuses November

You’ve heard the phrase ‘it takes 21 days to change a habit”.  This theory came from plastic surgeon Maxwell Maltz, who observed the behaviour of amputees and claimed it only took them 21 days to adjust to the loss of a limb.  From this study his logic of breaking or […]

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Is Stress Causing Your Weight Gain?

It can be more than frustrating when you’re eating healthy and exercising regularly, to feel like your not getting anywhere or noticing any fat loss results.  You have tried several diets, but can’t seem to shift the ‘middle age spread’. Did you know you have other lifestyle factors that can contribute […]

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Dealing With Failure

Setting goals for the new year and implementing change to your life is a fantastic way of reassessing areas that you need to work on.  Writing down your plans and having a brain dump can set you off on the right road to success, but what if things don’t go to […]

Spiritual Fitness

I spoke with a producer last week from the BBC regarding mental health and running.  They’re filming a documentary following people who are beginner runners, had experience of mental health issues such as anxiety, PTSD, post-natal depression and are willing to train for the London Marathon.  The series will investigate the […]