Dealing with anxiety and panic attacks

This article was first published on Medium by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler – Find and follow, clap, share: https://medium.com/@FBugler The UK’s office of national statistics published results of a survey, Coronavirus and the social impacts on Great Britain, on April 16th. Key findings included the following: Over 4 in 5 adults in Great BritainContinue reading “Dealing with anxiety and panic attacks”

The Why Behind Giving

This article was first published on Medium by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler – Find and follow, clap, share: https://medium.com/@FBugler There’s an art to giving. Being a ‘do-gooder’ is a great thing but only when it’s done for the giving not the getting. I was brought up a Catholic, so the belief that giving backContinue reading “The Why Behind Giving”

It’s time to rejoin the community of life

This article was first published on Medium by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler – Find and follow, clap, share: https://medium.com/@FBugler Last night I wrote about how good we humans are at adapting to change and how we’ve found ways to address some of our basic human needs including, connection. This morning, I’ve switched on Chris Evans andContinue reading “It’s time to rejoin the community of life”

Adaptable Humans

This article was first published on Medium by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler – Find and follow, clap, share: https://medium.com/@FBugler A lesson from Covid is that we humans know how to adapt. An article published in Smithsonian Magazine explains: ‘adaptability might be THE defining characteristic of our broader genus, Homo. According to (new) research published in Science, the ability of earlyContinue reading “Adaptable Humans”

Protect your asset in times of crisis — that’s you — and get some sleep

This article was first published on Medium by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler – Find and follow, clap, share: https://medium.com/@FBugler Wellbeing, sleep and self-care are not signs of weakness In yesterday’s Sunday Times, a survey of 2,300 people from researchers at King’s College London and pollsters Ipsos Mori revealed that three in five people are sleepingContinue reading “Protect your asset in times of crisis — that’s you — and get some sleep”

7 Mental health savers to see you through Covid-19

This article was first published on Medium by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler – Find and follow, clap, share: https://medium.com/@FBugler 1. Aerobic exercise: running and walking Running keeps me sane, is something I’ve said a lot — pre and during cornavirus. The FT conducted a survey and explored how running is a lifeline, you canContinue reading “7 Mental health savers to see you through Covid-19”

Less Is More — why now is the time to embrace minimalism

This article was first published on Medium by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler – Find and follow, clap, share: https://medium.com/@FBugler Less is more is not a new thing. But in recent years, it’s as if many people are waking up to the realisation that to be happy we need less. In our noisy, consumerist worldContinue reading “Less Is More — why now is the time to embrace minimalism”

Giving Back: clap for the NHS and Donate Now

Matt Cox rounds up just some of the amazing fundraisers continuing to support the NHS through coronavirus… Today is the day we clap for the NHS. Health is a priority now and those people who work to help us get well need support. Put politics aside and do what you can now. Scottish javelin recordContinue reading “Giving Back: clap for the NHS and Donate Now”

A History of Pandemics

Matthew Cox takes a look at Covid-19 in the context of previous pandemics One of the biggest surprises of this Covid-19 pandemic is that we are surprised. Over recent years our world has grown much smaller, with over 50 per cent of our global population now living in urban areas. We are more crowded andContinue reading “A History of Pandemics”

Learning from the Virus

First published March 30th 2020 by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler, on Medium Running anchors me. It sets my body barometer for the day, whether I run, or have a day off. Not running makes me feel out of sync with myself. But as I type this, my 18-day coronavirus lingers on. I feel likeContinue reading “Learning from the Virus”