Are you struggling with sleep?  Has it become more difficult to get the sleep you need since we started social distancing? You are not alone! So, why are we struggling to sleep more during COVID-19? There are two main reasons for our increased trouble with sleep.  First, many of us are experiencing higher levels of […]

Due to being pregnant, I have been strongly advised by the NHS, government and health guidance to avoid patient face-to-face contact for the foreseeable future. Although initially, I was distraught at the prospect of not interacting with my colleagues, my work routines that allow the outworking of my professional identity, and above all having my […]

I have seen so many wonderful and helpful tools and tricks on how to cope during COVID-19. With the plethora of mental health tips and knowledge, I have summarised some emotional themes that relate to: 1) what many of us are feeling, and  2) what many of us need.    These emotional themes and needs […]

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I don’t know about you but I have noticed a significant shift in my ability to fall asleep with everything going on right now. I seem to get into bed and my mind begins to race with trying to find solutions to the uncertainty I am feeling and worrying about anything I can. My new […]

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On Saturday, after coming back from a lovely afternoon in the Georgetown area, my parents called to tell me that they changed my flight, I needed to pack everything and move out, now.  Their concern about the border closures was growing.

Well that was fast…. with all the changes afoot due to COVID-19, our healthy routines have gone a bit sideways. We’re a busy family who normally prioritizes well-being and sticks to healthy habits to stay on track. This includes packing balanced lunches the night before, waking early to go to the gym, sitting together for most dinners, […]

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