What I Learnt In Lockdown

Self

How Lockdown Turned My Dog-Loving Self Into A Bonafide Cat Lady

Falling for a fluffy black rescue cat taught me love in a whole new way.

By Aoife Hanna
Self

What I Learned In Lockdown About Letting Go Of Perfect Plans

I've officially relinquished my role as the friendship group's events planner & it feels great.

By Habiba Katsha
TV & Movies

What Lockdown Taught Me About Owning My TV Guilty Pleasures

"I let go of any shame which I had previously associated with the genre, fully realising the value of light entertainment."

By Sam Ramsden

What I Learnt By Running From My Problems In Lockdown

"I covered 300 miles, and gained a valuable new coping mechanism."

By L'Oréal Blackett
Tech

How Lockdown Taught Me To Let Go Of Gamer Guilt

The pandemic allowed me to invest in the hobby I enjoy most no matter what other people think of it.

By Sophie McEvoy
Self

Lockdown Taught Me What Recovering From A Breakup Really Looks Like

"Think about your last breakup, and the pain that goes with it. Imagine feeling that pain, without distraction, 100% of the time, and having no choice but to face it."

By Rebecca Fearn
Tech

What Lockdown Taught Me About The Beauty Of Online Friendship

"There is something special about relationships bred out of total inconvenience."

By Maisie Peters
Self

How Lockdown Taught Me Not To Turn My Pain Into Amusing Anecdotes

Before lockdown, I was an expert at turning uncomfortable memories into dinner party fodder. But now I have a new way of communicating.

By Alice Broster
Beauty

What I Learnt About Loc'ing & Accepting My Natural Hair During Lockdown

"When the world halted, and we stayed indoors, my thoughts on afro hair and beauty standards began to shift."

By Niellah Arboine