Knowing where to turn when life is stressful can feel like you are at a crossroads with about 30 different exits. Within this post, we hope to provide you with the tools you may need to access help when you need it most. Even if you don’t need the information in this post right now we suggest sharing this around as you never know when people may need it most.
With many celebrations and parades this pride month being cancelled and postponed due to the current corona pandemic and lockdown guidelines, we have put a list of some ideas you can do whilst socially distancing to show love and support to the LGBTQ+ Community.
No-one knows for sure how long humans have been keeping pets for but it is believed that it could be as early as 27,000 years ago. But why would we keep pets? Well personally, as a pet owner of 3 cats I feel that they provide a companionship that foster good mental health.
With lockdown making us feel isolated and detached from the world, now more than ever it is important to appreciate the nature around us.
The human brain is built to react to the negative, psychologists call this the ‘negative bias’. We react more strongly to the bad things we see than the good which can mean that it sometimes it feels like the world is just wholly bad. This isn’t the case though! Within this post, we’ll look at ways to take in and appreciate the beauty and positives of the world around us.
Today feels like day 5937 of lockdown, but in reality I’ve been isolating or in lockdown for the past six weeks. It feels longer because the first three of those were self-isolating, the first week because a friend was showing symptoms and the next two because my brother was.
Lockdown for many of us has been never-ending and above all boring. It has heightened anxieties and left us feeling a little stagnant. That is why I have created a little guide for mindfulness in order for us to get a little more motivated and feeling a whole lot more zen.