Fitness

34 Things I Learnt in 34 Days of Running

I ran a mile every day for 34 days until yesterday. It was bittersweet. I feel proud that I did it, but disappointed that it ended. I'm excited to keep training for races and I hope I'll be onto another streak soon, but whether I do or don't, I feel good about what I've achieved.… Continue reading 34 Things I Learnt in 34 Days of Running

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Fitness

The Running Bug

6 weeks ago, I decided to restart the Couch to 5K programme. I used to run regularly, but had rarely more than a mile in the past 2 years. When I started C25K again, I realised that I didn’t need to start at the beginning and was able to skip a few weeks. I started… Continue reading The Running Bug

Food

Gluten Free Vegan Basil Pesto Pasta

I love finding new recipes and people to share ideas and inspiration with, so I was really excited when plant-based YouTuber JenJen Recipes got in touch about a collaboration. I tried out one of Jen's recipes: basil pesto noodles. I couldn't believe how quick, easy and delicious it was! I switched out the noodles for… Continue reading Gluten Free Vegan Basil Pesto Pasta

Mental Health & Wellbeing

5 Ways to Help Someone Through a Panic Attack

One evening I was sitting on the sofa with my younger brother watching TV, when I was suddenly overwhelmed with unexplainable fear. I became tearful and felt unable to stop it. My breathing became short as I began to feel that I couldn't get enough air into my lungs. I didn't know what was happening… Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Someone Through a Panic Attack