What’s it all about?
I have found writing to be very therapeutic over the years. A good way to take a step back and reflect on life, and my mental health.
Hiking has helped my mental health immensely. But there are many other aspects of life that shape who you are. Here are just a few honest accounts of my mental health journey so far.
From the blog
Reasons why I choose not to post over sexualised hiking selfies. Hint, women have enough pressure and crap to deal with. Continue reading Why I don’t post ‘liberating topless’ selfies.Keep reading
A recorded video from my recent Instagram Live video with mountain leader Keith White. In this video we have a candid conversation about mountains and mental health, sharing our own experience of how mountains have helped us and what we are doing during lockdown to stay sane! Continue reading Mountains and Mental HealthKeep reading
Before lockdown, I always avoided spending too much time in my own company. Too much time to think can sometimes get overwhelming. I consider myself an extrovert; however, the preconceived notion is that extroverts are quite loud and outgoing. That’s not always the case. The best way I’ve heard it explained is ‘Extroverts get their… Continue reading Has lockdown made me an introvert?Keep reading
Living in the digital age has its pros and cons. There have been links to social media and the rise of Mental Health problems in young adults. But social media can also have a positive influence on us, and help us meet likeminded people. So is it helpful or harmful? Continue reading Instagram – Full of inspiration or expectation?Keep reading
An evolutionary insight into why we are lonely during lockdown. Why we are naturally social beings and the science behind it. Continue reading The social brain – why were not meant to be alone!Keep reading
It’s hard to find your identity when social conventions dictate otherwise. My story of staying true to who I am! A goth moonlighting as a girly hiker! Continue reading In a world full of copies – be an originalKeep reading
As I turn 30, I have reflected on what I have learnt about life so far! Continue reading Turning 30! What I’ve learnt about life!Keep reading
An insight into an anxious mind. The mountains being the only place I felt I was able to go free from anxiety – the only door open to me. Continue reading The only door that stayed open…. led to the mountainsKeep reading
An honest piece about battling body image whilst doing a sport you love. Continue reading You need strong legs for hiking! The walker’s body dilemma…Keep reading