I’ve been involved in many mental health campaigns… this is a little different! One in Four combines art, football & mental health.
For so long we’ve told people that it’s OK not to be OK. Perhaps now is a time to encourage people, to tell them that it’s OK to be OK.
Today was not the London Marathon. However, I did run up Birdcage Walk & reflected that the journey is what changed me not the finish line.
I’ve heard that lockdown is the introvert’s paradise. Here is my take of living through this crazy period from my deeply introverted soul.
In times that we’ve not known, I’m uplifted by wide dialogue around mental health but very alarmed at how many have suddenly become experts.
As I ran through New York, I should have known it wasn’t just injury. I was exhausted to the point of burnout and depression was eating me inside and out.
It will always the Gerrard Final, but for me it was much more. Football has been a huge part of my recovery from Bipolar and it started with Stevie G.
It was Epiphany 2006, the day when my life was truly transformed by grace, God’s grace which has resurrected me from the depths of suicide and mental illness.