Child Development: The Importance of This Post-Lockdown
With the roadmap out lockdown bringing hope of life returning to normal in the coming months, we are seeing businesses and schools gradually reopen once again. The absence of schools has been particularly difficult over the last years, as these play an integral part to children’s development and socialisation. With the pandemic forcing the closure of schools during the first lockdown, a recent Ofsted report suggests that children’s development of basic skills, such as being able to use a knife and fork, have been affected as a result.
77% of the UK Experience This Work-Related Syndrome
You may read the phrase “imposter syndrome” and be surprised that there’s a term for something you feel without realising it’s a common thing. Have you ever felt like you’re not good enough for the career you have? Do you doubt yourself and feel like an imposter in the workplace? Do you have a nagging feeling that you’re winging it? You’re not alone.
Indoor Gardening: The Secrets Nobody Tells You About Houseplants
Fed by Instagram trends, millennials, and the recent lockdown, indoor gardening has been enjoying a major boost in popularity. Whilst we know how much character they can add to a room, many don’t realise that houseplants provide various other benefits, including a boost to our mental health.
Is 2021 the Year for a Social Media Detox?
Over the past 18 months, we’ve mostly been confined to our homes, unable to do most of our favourite hobbies. While many of us picked up new hobbies, decorated our homes, or learnt a new skill during lockdown, a lot of us comforted ourselves with extra screentime.
Dogs of the Big Screen: 5 Must-Watch Dog Films
Dogs make for some of the most iconic movie characters, especially in dog-led films. Canine-centric films have us laughing, sobbing, or clinging to a warm, wholesome feeling. What is great about these films is that they depict a truly relatable bond between a dog and its owner. There might even be some that we have to skip emotional scenes because it’s all a bit too much to watch all over again – Marley and Me, we’re looking at you.
Baby FAQs: The Most Common Concerns for First-Time Parents
There are millions of first-time parents around the globe that are asking the exact same questions as you are. With this said, there are some FAQs that are more commonly searched for on Google than others.
Brain Injuries in Sport: The Role Medical AI Can Play
It feels like barely a week goes by without a head injury in sport. And, with many of us experiencing a lockdown and all but elite sports cancelled, we’re engaging with football, rugby, and other televised sporting events more than ever to keep ourselves entertained. This laser-focus on high-profile head and brain injuries has led to a better public understanding of the issues, as well as more focus from the medical community on preventing the neurodegenerative after-effects.
The Top 5 Most Influential British Olympic Skiers
In 2018, chef de mission Mike Hay said the aim for the next Olympic games was to get Team GB onto the top-15 scoreboard. Great Britain has won 26 medals across all the Winter Olympic Games, ten of which were gold. There is a clear motivation to add to this number with considerable effort next year, especially in the skiing sports by building on the success of Isabel Atkin who was the first Brit to take home a medal in the skiing category for her participation and skill in slopestyle freestyle skiing.