Touching the Summit


Anxiety and depression affects everyone in different ways and with that, there are multiple ways to combat it. Yoga and travel can have positive effects on your mental health. One person with vast experience on this is Aimee Lou. Aimee has clocked up over 400 hours of yoga and meditation training in India and Thailand, has a Diploma in Advanced Holistic Nutrition, as well as being a Reiki level 2 practitioner and… Read More

Did you ever feel alone in the war with depression? There are times that we all do and the outdoors will always be there to help. Fellow blogger and mental health advocate, Charlotte Underwood, has drawn on her own experiences to help others by publishing mental health articles and giving presentations at local mental health events in England. Here is a first-hand account how a little doggie called sooty and the outdoors… Read More

As we get ingrained in our day to day lives. making ends meat and looking after dependents, our own mental health is something that is often overlooked. I noticed this when my parents were caring for my dying grandparents; they carried on working, supported my Brother and I, cared for my Grandparents (with the help of my Auntie & Uncle), but it was evident that they stopped doing a lot of things… Read More

I have been asked numerous times if people with Anxiety should be doing certain mountain sports and the words of Tirol Info sum up my thoughts; “Never try to climb a mountain without being prepared”. This doesn’t just mean taking extra loo roll, spare knickers or additional snacks. For people with Anxiety, this means extra preparation such as being comfortable that you can manage your anxiety outdoors or even on a vertical… Read More

The outdoor can provide us with somewhere we can get away from the stresses and strains of everyday life, or even for a holiday. Sometimes it isn’t easy for people to just get outdoors, especially if you suffer with Anxiety. Adventuring with Anxiety can seem daunting, but it is possible! I have suffered badly with panic attacks and generalised anxiety and I had to work with a therapist to be able to… Read More