What Do you Need?

As we’ve stripped back our lives during Lockdown, many of us are left asking — what do we really need to feel happy and healthy? First published on Medium – follow me there @FBugler for more stories Today I was inspired once again by Chris Evans on the radio. For those who don’t know — I’mContinue reading “What Do you Need?”

Mental Health Awareness Week

This week is mental health awareness week, kicked off today with a broadcast from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (William and Kate). What can we learn from the messages being shared this week? Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place from today, Monday 18 to Sunday 24 May 2020. TheContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness Week”

Certainly Uncertain

First published on Medium in the publication Age of Awareness In uncertain times keep your vision in mind On Monday morning, as I was running I was listening to LBC, a radio show here in the UK. James O’Brien pointed out he couldn’t pick a headline. What’s your headline at this point of the crisis?Continue reading “Certainly Uncertain”

Let’s Talk About Alcohol

How has lockdown and Coronavirus affected your drinking habits? Increased consumption? Or have you seen a decrease with the pubs shut? Have your habits changed? Matt Cox investigates. It’s an important conversation, with a recent poll by YouGov indicating that 75% of British drinkers are drinking the same or more than pre-lockdown, with 17% ofContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Alcohol”

NOW is the time to focus on wellbeing at work

This article was first published on Medium by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler – Find and follow, clap, share: https://medium.com/@FBugler Wellbeing at work isn’t a box to tick, it’s about putting people first, it’s about re-defining our bottom line. Here in the UK, yesterday’s Sunday Times, featured Humphrey Cobbold, the boss of Pure Gym’s, ‘Diary ofContinue reading “NOW is the time to focus on wellbeing at work”

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”

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”

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”