Over the last two years, COVID has swept in and left almost no parts of our lives untouched.
Whether you want to know how to talk to kids about the pandemic, or the best shows to watch if you’ve caught COVID, here are some of the best reads we’ve published on navigating pandemic life.
Looking after your mental health
Spreading COVID, especially to someone with additional risk factors, can bring on intense feelings of guilt and shame.
Psychologist Dr. Ahona Guha offers some advice on dealing with these feelings as they arise.
Christian Harimanow loves his child, but during this pandemic, the reality of parenting is that the joy can become a struggle.
Gaining some extra weight during the pandemic has been a thing for many of us. In the depths of the first 2020 lockdown, Bella’s perspective on her body and weight gain suddenly changed.
When considering meeting up with friends or family, it is important to be clear about what you’re comfortable with.
Hobbies and entertainment to bring joy and distraction
If you’ve caught COVID — or you’re just looking for something new to watch — here are our top new shows and movies.
If more screen time isn’t what you need, why not pick up a new hobby — or return to one you loved before?
With a bit more time to spend at home, you might be looking to garden a little more.
Here’s how you can start a veggie garden — it saves money on grocery bills, reduces trips to crowded supermarkets, and is not as hard as it looks.
Whether it be unique textures, comfort dishes or nutrition, people are turning to interesting foods for comfort when they have COVID.
Family life in the pandemic
How do you help children understand what’s going on, without completely freaking them out? Lawrence Leung spoke with the experts to find out.
With our parents and grandparents having greatly reduced social contact, here are some things you can do to limit the feelings of loneliness.
Experts are investigating why some people shed more virus than others and why some household contacts dodge COVID altogether.
Around the time the pandemic started, Hannah finally felt ready for a serious relationship and children. Almost two years later, she’s still single and worrying about whether it’ll ever happen for her.
How the pandemic has changed how we work
Are you an essential worker and worried about going to work? Here’s what you need to know.
If you’ve been feeling tired while working from home, you’re not alone. Here are some tips for making the situation more sustainable.
With many workplaces getting people back into the office, you might be feeling anxious at the thought.
Finally, working from home has made it harder to switch off. Most jobs require staff to work “reasonable overtime”, but how much is reasonable?
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