Little things

Returning to work after Christmas can feel dark – literally and metaphorically.   If you’re in an office job like mine, you’ve hopefully had an extended break from the office and the routine that goes with it. The fear, which starts when you realise you can’t remember your network password, what you were doing before the break,Continue reading “Little things”

Six months in, six more to go?

I’ve been working at home for a little over six months now. I can split that period into two three-month chunks – before Teddy and after. One of those periods felt less stressful than the other. And despite the convenience of a three-month old baby to blame, I don’t think that gives the full picture.Continue reading “Six months in, six more to go?”

Find your escapism

Social distancing, self-isolation and working from home all mean huge changes to our daily lives.These can all have a negative impact on our mental health and wellbeing. With this in mind, I asked some colleagues and my Twitter contacts to share their top tips for protecting their mental health. I was overwhelmed with the volumeContinue reading “Find your escapism”