Is group therapy over Zoom as awkward as it sounds?

When I was told at the beginning of lockdown that my NHS therapy was going to be on Zoom rather than in person, and in a group rather than one-to-one, I almost politely declined. That…

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Furlough gave me all the time in the world, but I still didn’t ‘complete’ my goals

If someone had told me this time last year that I would be getting 6 months off work and be paid for it, I would have been thrilled. Imagine all the things I can do,…

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Just call me Little Miss Inflexible

My editor sent me a card the other day in which she described me as ‘flexible’. This made my mum laugh, as there’s a bit of a running joke in my family – if someone…

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Why am I spending my career trying to keep up with strangers on Twitter?

I realised something this week. Whenever I see someone share an article they’ve written on social media, I feel a bit sick. Wait, that sounds bad. Obviously, I’m happy for whoever it is, but there’s…

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Exercise and I: It’s complicated

Exercise has always been a huge part of my life. Sometimes it’s been the core of my identity, so that I’ve been ‘the runner’ or ‘the rower’. Exercise – or, rather, sport – has instilled…

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