I've been finding positives in the COVID-19 lockdown, being more impulsive. If you're on furlough, try to appreciate being able shape the day however you feel.
The Upsides of Being Locked Down #2: Connecting
I've been finding positives in the COVID-19 lockdown, including connecting with people I'd lost touch with, checking in with my family more often, and enjoying the new online social events on offer.
The Upsides of Being Locked Down #1: Reading
I've been finding positives in the COVID-19 lockdown, including taking a new, more active approach to reading than I had before.
Instant Reply Culture… And Why I Haven’t Replied To Your Messages
Expecting an instant response is part of the way we work in 2020, but is it asking too much? Sarah explores why she's left you on read.
Punk Rock and Mindful Hope
Mark McConville reflects on the importance of punk rock in uncertain times, and its power to mentally uplift us.
Advice for Surviving Lockdown from Someone Who’s Overcome Severe Depression
#MentallySound: tips for managing coronavirus panic and isolation, from someone's who's survived their own mental hell
Bisexuality in Punk Rock: How an open community encourages bi visibility
Joshua Molloy of Animal Byproducts discusses how the punk community has enabled him to be more open and accepting of his bisexuality.
“Thank You, I’m Sorry”: Impostor Syndrome In Music
"Great set, man!" The internal cacophony of anxiety and self-doubt is all too familiar to Lucias from Call Me Malcolm, as he describes in this amusing piece about impostor syndrome.
Perfect Women Are Imperfect
...and every woman you perceive to be perfect hates themselves anyway. Millie Manders explores the impossible beauty standards we face, and how that affects her as an artist.
Everything Is Probably Fine
Pre-Gig Anxiety: made worse by day jobs, traffic, hunger, other people or flaming Volkswagens. Lucias Malcolm gives us an amusing account of a problem every band will be all too familiar with.