“What will things look like for you?” 

“What will things look like for you?”  When preparing for our emergence from varied periods of isolation and adapting to new restrictions, this is probably a good question to ponder. I’m sure there are things we have learnt, things we are dying to...

Masking your Happiness

“Smile Em,” my sister instructs from behind her camera. I’m sitting fully masked (posing as directed) with my nieces &nephew standing at the required covid distance. I roll my eyes sarcastically and muffle, “Seriously Bec, smiling with a facial palsy’s hard...

Straws. Fatigue & Kindness

Do you have covid fatigue? Tired of washing masks, home schooling and sanitising hands? Is your elbow getting RSI from all the pseudo handshakes covid style? If all these apply to you, you’re not alone! Covid fatigue is real! It’s an unwanted stress that we all...

ACCEPTING THE NEW ‘NORMAL’

Accepting the ‘New Normal’ and letting go of your old life is easy in theory but so difficult in practise. Right? Any adjustment to change can be challenging. Whether it’s planned or unplanned, gradual or sudden – it seems to throw us. Where some people thrive on...

Thinking beyond bubbles!

I’ve always associated bubbles with good things. Bubble gum, bubble baths and blowing bubbles. Floating bubbles in my fizzy drink or champagne glass. The floating spheres implying safety, fun and buoyancy. But when these bubbles suddenly pop, burst or deflate we end...

Reframing Restrictions

Lockdown. Isolation. Restrictions. These restrictive terms seem to only trap us and encapsulate our bubbles with a screen of negativity. It’s hard to see beyond this state. Right? Many of us feel “fed up”, resentful and understandably, “just over...