I'm Lucy Georgina Thomas, a 21 year-old multimedia journalism student from Bournemouth University.


As part of my final year project, I am creating a television documentary that explores how physical exercise could decrease male suicide rates in the UK. 

About Me

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How one man aims to reduce male suicide rates in the UK, one workout at a time


Exercise Saved My Life is a multimedia project exploring how participating in physical activity

could decrease male suicides in the UK.


The television documentary aims to raise the awareness of male suicide rates, whilst challenging the stigma of mental health


Exercise Saved My Life tells the story of 59-year old David Baum, who wanted to take his own life, at the age of 34, following years of traumatic events.

"It just got to

the point when

I was thinking,

 it's not worth it,

I can't handle

this anymore"

- David Baum



My interview session with creator of The 365 Challenge David Baum at Bournemouth's

Festival of Life and Death (8 September 2018) about his mental health story explored in

'Exercise Saved My Life'.

February 10, 2018

The 365 Challenge was created by David Baum, a 59-year-old business man from Bushey, Hertfordshire. It evolved out of the 22 x 22 x 22 challenge, whi...

February 2, 2018

My final year documentary Exercise Saved My Life is now finished and on YouTube! It's been an amazing journey filming and editing everything together...

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