Leon Taylor is a former silver medal-winning Olympic diver who participated at 3 Olympic Games and was a member of the Great Britain team for 16 years. He has since been a mentor to Team GB and Paralympics GB athletes, a BBC commentator and is a speaker on TEDX Talks about mental health and wellness (relaying his own experiences). Ruth, one of our volunteer Creative Content Producers, went to interview him.
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Becky tells us how swimming not only helps her relax and gives her some respite from her anxieties, but also that she is getting a physical workout which helps lift her mood too.
Each month Sheffield Flourish feature an organisation who we think people should know more about, as part of our monthly themes. This July we were given a recommendation by one of our volunteers Jess, who had lots of positive things to say about working with Big Ambitions. Here, Jess tells her story of getting employment support with the local organisation.
In this story Rob talks about the mental/emotional well being of walking in nature. Showing that even in the middle of the city we can find nature all around us in the form of the sky, trees, people’s gardens and city parks.