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‘It is perfectly ok to admit you’re not ok’

‘It is perfectly ok to admit you’re not ok’

‘It is perfectly ok to admit you’re not ok’ Since having my first child in 2015 I have been struggling mentally for the past years and I had a lot of down times. I kept it to myself and I didn’t want to talk about it because I thought it...

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Just Breathe…

Just Breathe…

Hi, I’m Jen. I am the person behind the page @anxiousandadventerous on Instagram. I am a 26 year old PhD Student living in the Midlands. I started @anxiousandadventerous to document my journey with getting help with my crippling anxiety, and celebrate when it doesn’t hold me back. It’s lovely to...

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Using running to combat OCD by Serena

Using running to combat OCD by Serena

I was diagnosed with OCD or obsessive compulsive disorder when I was 22, looking back I can see symptoms stemming back to my early teens that many put down to teen angst. OCD is an unusual illness, it’s the one most people think they know the most about and to...

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Coming full circle - thanks to running.

Coming full circle - thanks to running.

How I wish I’d had running in my twenties when my life was at its absolute darkest. How I wish I’d had running when my acute anxiety meant that I could barely eat for the knots in my stomach. When my endless, negative and repetitive thoughts were rattling against the...

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From Couch to Trail Runner by Sarah

From Couch to Trail Runner by Sarah

This weekend I completed my first ever trail run. This involved running on all sorts of terrain, up steep hills, and through fields of sheep... Mother Nature threw almost every type of weather possible at us – we had wind, rain and even hail stones! It was only after the...

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