Mental Health Writers' Guild

Breifne Earley (32) is aiming to break the world record for cycling around the world by being the sole Irish entrant in the World Cycle Race 2014 hoping to help raise awareness of suicide prevention, depression and mental health and has launched a crowd sourcing campaign at www.challengeten.com to allow members of the public to help him spread the message that “It’s alright not to feel okay”.

Having experienced depression himself during his mid to late twenties, tipping the scales at twenty stone, single, unhappy in work and life in general. He created www.challengeten.com a blog which followed his progress with his ten personal challenges to turn his life around which included losing five stone weight, completing a marathon, 50 blind dates, learning to swim and cook amongst other challenges.

His next challenge is to complete the World Cycle Race starting in Greenwich Park, London on 1st March and passing…

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