Mind and body need equal attention and we are here to help. As it’s Mental Health Awareness Week it’s time to open up the dialogue on the important issues surrounding mental health.
Boxing Coach Lex Igwe is ex an Royal Marine Commando and Veteran of the Afghanistan conflict. Due to his experiences matters concerning mental health are all very close to home. Boxing has been his therapy, and could be yours too.
"You have to stay focused and keep your eye on the game. Punch it out in a safe place whilst you are encouraged to release and let go."
There’s a lot more to it, and this isn’t necessarily the solution, but it can make coping more manageable. There’s only one way to find out…