In England, as lockdown starts to ease, the pressure to go back to pre-pandemic life can cause heightened anxieties. We are now so used to a slower pace of life, social distancing and wearing face masks has become our ‘new normal’. With little still known about what will happen once restrictions have been lifted, it’s understandable that so many of us are starting to experience ‘return anxiety’.
November saw England go into lockdown 2.0 and I decided to document this bizarre time in most of our lives with a very public diary! You can read part 1 here.
Day 1: Half way through day one and I’ve already disabled Instagram. The presidential election has left me angry, anxious … More
I have been looking at ways to be more gentle with myself and really identify what helps to ease my anxiety. With a global pandemic along for the ride, it has a been a great un-learn and re-learn situation. In the last few days I have been thinking about what I can use to help me through lockdown 2.0.