Category: This Girl Can

Stress Awareness Month

April marks the start of Stress Awareness Month 2021. The purpose of the month is to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. According to the Mental health Foundation 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or…

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Suffolk 60

The British Heart Foundation turns 60 this year and I will be marking the occasion. With support from Active Suffolk, we want to encourage as many people in Suffolk to take on a ‘60’ themed challenge. For some, it could be completing 60 miles (100K) during the month of April (30 days) which is equates…

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality. Marked annually on 8th March, International Women’s Day (IWD)…

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January 2021 ☑️

After what felt like the longest year ever in 2020 the first month of 2021 has flown by for me. Maybe that because I had a bit of a purpose, completing 100 miles for Suffolk Mind, not only did I complete it but I exceeded my goal! In the end I completed nearly 140 miles…

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10 way to cover 100 miles

Currently 22% of women are achieving 30 minutes of  physical activity 5 times per week, compared to 35% during April of this year. This huge 13% drop is compared to a 5% decrease identified amongst men.  Women in Sport stated that 32% of women couldn’t prioritise doing exercise during the first lockdown as they had…

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100 miles for Suffolk Mind

Today saw the first day of Lockdown 2.0 in England which is quite daunting for many of us with the winter weather making it a very different experience to the previous lockdown in March. I am lucky that my work is unaffected by covid so I am still able to work full time throughout lockdown.…

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The Great British Week of Sport

The Great British Week of Sport will celebrate the power that sport and activity has on our physical, mental and social wellbeing. The celebration will take place from Saturday 19 September to Sunday 27 September, are you ready to get involved? I will be getting involved, both as a Get Outside Champion for Ordnance Survey…

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Lockdown Activity Hero

Throughout August, Active Suffolk asked the public to nominate people within the local community who deserved recognition for their efforts in supporting, motivating and inspiring local people to be active during the coronavirus pandemic. They were overwhelmed with the response and received a wealth of heart warming stories from those across the county who have…

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What an exciting week

What a week I’ve had! Since lockdown set in my life has been pretty predictable and boring just walking the dogs, working full time and keeping the house in order. But this week I finally got out and about again and spiced up my weekly routine. I signed up to Alex Ward’s first photo walk,…

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