Pole dancing has carried me through lockdown, giving me an outlet to express my feelings while self-isolating alone, allowing me to have daily chats with my students and to work on myself. Yet, in those gloomy three months from March to early July 2020, something about my pole dancing style and training changed. As studios … More How My Dancing Changed In Lockdown
It’s #MentalHealthAwareness week and my ninth week alone. Considering all my nice ideas for posts about restaurants, bars, events and travel are on hold, I thought it would be worth sharing what it feels like to be in lockdown alone for months, in case it helps anyone feel less crazy. Living and Working Alone Before … More Here’s What It Feels Like To Be In Lockdown Alone For Months
Because of Coronavirus, I haven’t seen my partner since 18 March. This is a challenging time for many couples, so I thought I’d write a post about digital intimacy in lockdown, sharing my personal experience of navigating this. This is by no means a ‘how to’ post: lockdown isn’t over, and I don’t know how … More Digital Intimacy In Lockdown
Life is on hold due to Coronavirus – and so is activism. In this very personal post, I talk about my experience as an activist and about how the campaigning front going quiet has been affecting me. Aaaand I’ll finally explain more about my involvement with the United Nations’ #GenerationEquality campaign to discuss small things … More What Happens To Activism During Coronavirus?
With so many countries in lockdown, we have all been trying to stay sane during this unprecedented, scary time of our lives. As someone with crippling anxiety who massively struggled with the idea of a lockdown in the weeks before it was enforced in the UK, I have been trying my hardest to survive. Now, … More How I’m Staying Sane During Lockdown