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Mental health is in a way mental wellbeing. This is about our emotions, feelings, thoughts and ability to solve problems or overcome difficulties. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll be very familiar that I spend a lot of time (most weekends) in the Bavarian or Tirolean alps. Since moving to Munich, I have realised that in a lot of ways that my my mental health has improved because… Read More

When we think of Kilimanjaro, we think of that lone standing volcanic peak that peers out from the clouds beneath, with a handful of giraffes stood in the foreground. Spoiler alert: I never saw any giraffes in the near vicinity of the Kilimanjaro National Park. But the volcano is stood among greenery and that infamous peak is visible and peers above the clouds. Many think of Kilimanjaro as a trip of a… Read More

We are often encapsulated in thoughts about what we need to prepare, or do tomorrow. What we need to do at work or thinking about what we need to do now to achieve our 5 year goals. Rarely are we in a state of mindfulness. Mindfulness is being in the present moment and paying attention to all our senses and our surrounding environment in the present moment. How can we do this… Read More