Self love is so important when it comes to being stronger than your mind. So much so that I have created a free challenge to everyone who signs up to my email list. You get a task to do every day for a full month to help you on your journey to learning to love you again.
But, don’t worry when you sign up to my emails I won’t pester you! I never send more than 5 emails a month and rarely even send 2! But when you do receive emails from me they will contain relevant information related to mental health. It won’t be spam I promise! You can always unsubscribe too at the end of every email I send.
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Dear Diary …. today I met a boy…
Ok so hands up? who else thinks of a diary as something you did as a teenager to just write about boys and drama at school? Its not something you think of doing as an adult right? I mean we are too old for all that dear diary nonsense now right?
Wrong! Keeping a diary or a journal, as I know like to call it, is so therapeutic. It is like having a counselling session with yourself. Or think of it like this, have you ever had a chat with a friend who has just helped you to see things so much more clearly and to realise what was wrong? This is what it is like when you keep a journal. But, don’t just take my word for it.
Learn how and why it is important, and therapeutic to keep a journal in this FREE challenge. You will receive an email from me everyday for 30 days to help you make jounraling your new habit while also teaching you how to do it effectively.
Did you know that exercise is the most under utilised anti depressant there is?
Did you know the chemicals that are in your mental illness medications are actually created naturally in the body?
The pills add more of these chemicals but also a bunch of other stuff too. Its the other stuff that is responsible for some of the horrible side effects to mental illness medications. To name just a few common side effects:
- Feeling confused
- Tiredness / fatigue
- Feeling suicidal
- Weight Gain
So, if we create the chemicals ourselves already but we don’t have enough of them,is there a way we can create more our self without enduring some of these side effects?
YES, yes my friend there are really simple and hugely effective ways we can release more of these chemicals naturally, WITH NO SIDE EFFECTS.
One of the top ones and the most under utilised anti depressant there is, is…
Now, bear with me, I know this is the last thing you probably want to think of or feel like doing right now. But I assure you, it is and will be the best thing you can do for your mental illness. Read about me here to find out more of how I went from the seasoned couch potato who hated exercise, to a qualified personal trainer.
But for now, here is some gym and home based workouts totally FREE to help you see what it can do for you too. I strongly advise all my clients before any workout to write down how they are feeling. Then do your workout and immediately after your workout, do the same again write down how your mood is post workout. This will help you to see what exercise can do for your mental illness symptoms. So, get those trainers on and enjoy some you time and let me take you through a workout, from abs to bums to two full body workouts just take your pic.