Musings on a walk

The first thing I realised as I was walking this morning, is that like the politicians, I have prioritised economics over things like sustainability.  When I had kids I added them to my life so it was work + family.  Then I had a breakdown so my life equation was then work + family + … Read more


More from the kids about covid

Thank you to Lucy and Naomi for sharing your experiences of covid at this weird time.

Lucy in Northern Ireland – age 12

  1. Where are you? I am In Portglenone /Northern Ireland.
  2. How is everyone in your family?   Everyone is keeping well, my daddy has a cough and we are isolating but he is not
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Covid Diaries from China

Connections

My lovely friend Dorota has spent the last year or so working in China and so has kindly asked friends to share their messages with us about covid:

Isha

From my friend Isha in China , she inspired our network of Ambassadors of Happiness 这次疫情是对全人类自私无知的警醒,更加彰显了幸福共同体理念的重要性,我们需要打破国界与心灵分别的界限,净化内心,从戴口罩到关注饮食和说话尽量不对人造成伤害,这也更凸显了我们幸福使者联盟初心的意义,特别是各位幸福导师用你们的智慧去唤醒人们提升幸福意识,保护环境与心灵,放下小我,万物一体。 我和男友@见纲 在疫情期间连续数月每日抄写佛经,为全世界而祈福,也为各位祈福。我同时也在重庆鸿恩寺森林公园装修我们的幸福小院,请大家多保重身体,期待疫情结束早日与各位重聚,到时候我亲自下厨做中国美食给各位吃

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What do the kids say about covid?

I had this really great idea, that I wanted to find out what the young people were thinking and feeling about all this.

So I went to my perfectly articulate and literate boys to see what they could offer and they rolled their eyes at another mad mother interlude and flatly refused.  Interestingly, I sent

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Creating Communities that Care through Covid-19

Schools will close

So..by the time you read this the decision may have been made, if not I strongly predict that schools will be closed by the end of the week and that we will be in ‘lock down’ and told to ‘socially distance’.  Already, many corporates have had their employees working from home and … Read more


What is it like to live with someone with depression?

Two weeks ago I published the results of a short survey I asked people to anonymously fill in about anti-depressants.  I then followed up with another survey asking people what it is like to live with someone with depression.  Only 15 people have responded compared to 42 on the other survey.  I wonder if … Read more


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