I always thought my mental health issues were chemical as they have been there since I was young. But every time I dance, I can literally feel a changing sensation inside my brain. It’s hard to describe but It’s uplifting.
The road to Wyoming began in luminescent lecture theatres and dingy seminar rooms, where awkward silences were absorbed by drab wallpaper. In my final year at university I recognised how important exercise was for me
I have thought a lot about why CrossFit training has been key to stopping my OCD. I think it boils down to being constantly challenged. In the beginning I was replacing my feelings of anxiety and self-doubt with a sense of achievement.
I learned some fundamental human psychology to better understand the triggers for my Non Epileptic Anxiety Disorder and have managed to get myself to good health again. I owe so much of that to exercise.