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Feeling energised with Green Gym

It’s not hard work and you seem to learn things at a gentle pace; I’ve found it’s improved my fitness levels. < Back share share Feeling energised with Green Gym Paul joined a Green Gym in Regent’s Park run by The Conservation Volunteers (TCV). It helped him to feel more energised while providing some structure… Read more »

Running, lithium and bipolar

I did the half marathon. I didn’t want to miss it again and I felt that running it was the right thing for me. < Back share share No excuses, look after yourself!   Having discovered the joy of running in my mid-twenties, I stopped when I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. The medication massively… Read more »

Green exercise and ecotherapy

It’s like a door’s opened up for me; building my confidence and self-esteem. < Back share share Green exercise and ecotherapy Being active outdoors in nature can help improve your physical and mental health. People attending four ecotherapy projects in this film explained how their activities were helping them to make new friends, learn new… Read more »

Dance gives me vitality

My strength began to return, I was able to get off my medication, and after a few months the shaking stopped. < Back share share Dance gives me vitality I have always loved dancing. At 16 years I graduated in Bharata Natyam; a South Indian classical dance. But when I was 18 my mother decided… Read more »

Join Get Set to Go

It allows me to try new sports and meet new people < Back share share Join a Get Set to Go project near you Finding the right activity for you and then sticking at it long enough to start enjoying the physical, mental and social benefits can be a real struggle when you’ve got a… Read more »

Elefriends got me running again

The support was genuine and it built my confidence to start battling the darkness. < Back share share Elefriends got me running again Three years ago I’d dug myself out of the blackness through running and my trusted doggie was at my side every step of the way as my running partner. I’d signed up… Read more »