Challenge 10: The Mind Walk

So, the Mind Walk is actually the reason why the challenges of 2020 became a thing. I’d just signed up to take part in a walk held in London to raise awareness and bring about the conversation regarding mental health and thought why just do one? Why not challenge myself all year to raise money…

Challenge 7, 8 & 9: Great North Run Solo and 8K With A M8

I decided to do challenge 7-9 over the course of July – September as we were given 78 days to complete it. However, I did add challenge 8 halfway through! The rules of this challenge were to complete 40 runs (or walks) in 78 days; as someone who hates running I can definitely confirm I…

Challenge 6: Food For Thought

Nothing like being 4 months late ay?! Apologies, as always, sometimes time goes by and I genuinely don’t feel able to or in the mood to write. However, the challenges have still been going ahead! June’s challenge was a food related one – I decided to give myself four letters a day across a period…

An Insight Into Some Types Of Anxiety

There are a variety of different anxiety disorders which all have their own triggers and treatments; but there are also a lot of other mental illnesses where anxiety is a very prominent symptom, despite the condition not necessarily coming under the umbrella term of an anxiety disorder. We often hear a lot about these types…

Ben vs Relationships

There are many aspects of life in which anxiety can manifest and create difficulties. For me, romantic relationships have more often than not been a trigger. I used to think a few years ago that maybe I just hated relationships; maybe I wasn’t meant to settle down. But as I’ve grown up and learnt more…