We need to look after ourselves

So I have not been able to write recently – life has gotten very busy. A combination of family and work related challenges has meant that I needed to focus elsewhere and to unwind I have been trying to spend more time outside enjoying the natural world. Particularly as the evenings have become lighter IContinue reading “We need to look after ourselves”

Our health deserves better

Following my last blog: Built Environment & Our Health I have continued to explore the linkage between health and the built environment.  Our health can be split into mental and physical health. Mental health refers to cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being. It is all about how people think, feel, and behave. Physical health is theContinue reading “Our health deserves better”

The built environment and our health

The built environment is a key impactor on our lives. It can either support or harm our physical & mental health, our wellbeing and overall quality of life. Our homes where we live, our workplaces (which could be our home, office or another location), our leisure space and our learning space. They all cross overContinue reading “The built environment and our health”

A need for strength and resilience

Excuse me for a while, While I’m wide-eyed and I’m so down caught in the middle….. Following on from my initial blog yesterday around the need to strive for positive thoughts (available here: It’s times like these ), today I wanted to focus on the need to be strong in times of challenge. Having confidence in yourContinue reading “A need for strength and resilience”

It’s times like these you learn to live again, It’s times like these you give and give again ….

It is an interesting time to enter Mental Health Awareness Week. Many of us have now been in a form of isolation for two months. We may be going to work where essential and required or popping to the shops but fundamentally we have reduced our social interactions and outside activities dramatically. There will be manyContinue reading “It’s times like these you learn to live again, It’s times like these you give and give again ….”