By Rachel Garvey Okay, let’s get one thing straight; remember the days when your alarm goes off and you’re lying there in bed thinking, “Oh great, another day another dollar, suppose I had better get up for work”? We had wished we could stay in bed all day and stay safe under the duvet from our stressed employers and the chaos of the outside world. However, there is a vast … [Read more...] about Cabin Fever: Hiring!
By Rachel Garvey When we turn on the news channel, what do we see? When we flick through the feeds on social media platforms, what do we read? When we turn on the radio, what do we hear? These are three different questions, but they all share the same answer. In times like these, it is not just important to look after ourselves physically, but mentally too. A pandemic such … [Read more...] about COVID-19 v Mental Health
By Anastasia Burton I have recently found myself fascinated and intrigue by the media coverage of the mysterious disappearance of a young girl called Madeleine McCann. This is a world-famous case that has cost both the Portuguese and British police forces millions, and has touched every corner of the world. To this day, nobody knows what had happened to this girl. Was it an … [Read more...] about What happened to Madeleine McCann?
By Aoife Burke Cooking has long been renowned for its therapeutic properties. What can be more relaxing than preparing food? To choose the food, wash, cut, peel, then cook. It’s very good for the soul. Cooking allows the mind to drift and you can play music while cooking, which I have seen many people do. When you are focused on the task at hand, it gives you a break from … [Read more...] about Cooking up some therapy
By Rachel Garvey The inspiration for the title did indeed come from Little Mix’s ‘Woman Like Me’, a song that hit the charts in October 2018 and a song I have been listening to repeatedly because of the recent worldwide celebration of International Women’s Day, which took place on Sunday 8th March 2020. Ah yes, the day where women celebrate on a global scale for the … [Read more...] about Could you handle a woman like me?