Rachel Kelly
Writer, Mental Health Campaigner, Public Speaker


Tag: Exercise


Living with bipolar at 41 – strategies for living with a long term mental illness


Judith Critchley has a passion for life, for mental health and for speaking out. She is a Mental Health Strategic Advisor to employers and employees to foster good mental health in the workplace. Until recently, Judith chaired a Mental Health Employee Group. She is passionate about...

How diet cured my depression – as well as my arthritis


Sarah Gall is 63 years old, lives in Rochdale, Lancashire with her husband Alan and she has four grown-up children. Alan and Sarah met in the ice-skating club at Salford University. Alan graduated in Chemical Engineering and Sarah finished with a BSc (Hons.) in Biochemistry and stayed at...

In Exercising My Depression I Became a Better Mom


Jane Sandwood only recently admitted her depression and took steps to accept it and overcome it after years struggling through her professional career and early years as a mother and a wife.Here Jane talks about the positive effects of exercise on mental health before, during, and...

How Exercise can Improve Mental Health


Jane Sandwood only recently admitted her depression and took steps to accept it and overcome it after years struggling through her professional career and early years as a mother and a wife. She now exercises regularly and likes nothing more than to escape for a...

Beetroot for Clarity and Performance


More good news about beetroot, a favourite mood-boosting ingredient of mine for a while. Beetroot contains nitrate, which increases the energy available to muscle cells. A study published in 2016 by Exeter University, gave a group of people beetroot juice to drink, while others were given...