Surviving Lockdown at Home

Mike is a Dyslexia Scotland volunteer. He’s currently living in Australia. “Mike, why are you such an optimist?”, people ask me. “That’s just the way I am.” I usually chirp back (while silently thinking “because the opposite is too hideous to contemplate!) Nobody likes to be told what to do or where they can go.Continue reading “Surviving Lockdown at Home”

Part 5: Our Loss of Freedom

Welcome to Part 5 of the Lockdown Mental Health Series. If you missed Parts 1-4 you can find them here. Lots of people I talk to are getting increasingly frustrated with the extended lockdown, and no wonder. Just think about it – what do we do to punish people for really bad crimes? Or whatContinue reading “Part 5: Our Loss of Freedom”