Category: Mental Strength
HAPPY New Year!
Before I get into this blog, I’d just like to say HAPPY new year to all my readers. I’m a great believer that life is for living, you should do things you ENJOY, things you THRIVE on and things that make you HAPPY. The New Year is always a difficult time for me as it’s…
My First Ever Book!
OMG, OMG, OMG…my book has been published and is now available on Amazon! Yes, after three years of writing I’ve finally found a way to get my book out into the world and that’s via the self-publishing platform Amazon! Click here to find it, it’s called Living With Aspergers: Daniel’s Story. I started writing my…
Why I Got A Tattoo
I’m a great believer in having life experiences, in other words trying new things or ticking things off your bucket list. Having a tattoo is just one of these things on my bucket list I can now tick off. I mean I’ve always been a bit weary about having a tattoo as it’s on your…
Be Happy To Run In The Rain
I love TED talks, in fact I was watching one recently by a Buddhist priest, he was talking about how we must all be grateful for everything in our lives and how its the key to happiness. We should all be grateful for the things we have in our lives right down to things like…
Heaving Rain Outside, Why Not Go For A Run
Not many people could go to bed with bad anxiety, get up at 6am and go for a 15 mile in lashing down heavy rain. I’ve just come back from one of the toughest run in my life. When I say tough, I mean mentally tough.
Public Speaking, Acting, Performing, I’m Not Scared On Stage
You must be reading this thinking, what a stupid comment, why isn’t he scared to go in front a huge audience and act, embarrass himself and speak. Well, the truth is I’m not scared because I know what I’m doing, I know what I’m going to say, I’ve rehearsed everything beforehand so I know what’s…
You’re Not Stuck At Home
It’s been another strong week in self-isolation, working from home’s going well, we played Who Wants To Be A Millionaire DVD Game last night and we won a million, annoying that it doesn’t print out the money at the end through the DVD player. In terms of exercise I’m feeling the strongest I’ve ever felt,…
Believe You Can And You Will
Two weeks ago I wrote a blog saying this was going to be the biggest mental challenge of my life and it is, but I’m through the worst, I’m feeling like I’m back, back to the Dan we all know. Yesterday, I finished a 10k in 46 minutes, my belief is back, today I’m feeling…
Self Isolation Week 1: All Sorts Of Exercise
Yoga, Tai Chi, Tabata, Boxercise, Shadow Boxing, a 2 mile run in the garden, I couldn’t have done anymore forms of exercise this week. Yep, it’s week 1 of coronavirus lockdown and it’s been the hardest week of my life due to my anxiety, click here to read my previous blog.
Living A Week With Anxiety
The days are so, so, long but I’ve already won half the battle. I can do this I know I can, I’m going to account my first week with anxiety and the battle I’ve been through to help those of you suffering, just like me. Big hugs, Dan.
The Most MAGICAL Run Of My Life
Wow, that was the most MAGICAL experience of my life, from today my perspective of running has changed, pace, time, speed, it doesn’t matter, all that matters is you, the road and nature and of course, crossing that finishing line.
The Biggest Mental Challenge Of My Life
Okay, this is difficult, this is really, really difficult, I’m talking coronavirus by the way. I’ve never experienced anxiety like this before, I got home on Tuesday and burst into tears, since then I’ve been really teary, today I started shaking and my palms got really sweaty, I decided to go and plank for 3…