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”

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”

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”

Home Workouts with Team GB’s Laura Gallagher

Due to the new social distancing and self-isolation measures we are all taking in the midst of the current Covid-19 pandemic many of our us are working at home and will be spending the best part of the day inside with outdoor exercise restricted. As a result, we’re missing out on daily exercise – either walkingContinue reading “Home Workouts with Team GB’s Laura Gallagher”

Working From Home

When you’re stuck in the routine of nine to five working from home can seem like the dream way to achieve a work-life balance, but it’s not always that easy… Fiona Bugler, who’s worked from home for 20 years has some top tips. Get up early – In the first issue of the Zone weContinue reading “Working From Home”