• Our changing identities under COVID-19

    Terry Bowles     |      July 25, 2020

    The fallout from the pandemic is a challenge to many people’s identity, but some of us have fewer resources to cope when our worlds are turned upside down.

  • Embracing the new normal

    Terry Bowles     |      May 27, 2020

    COVID-19 restrictions have gone on long enough to establish new habits. So what do we want to keep doing and stop doing, both individually and as a community?

  • Follow your animal instincts to all get along

    Terry Bowles     |      April 20, 2020

    Self-isolating families can bring the worst out in each other, so here’s how to avoid becoming a shark, turtle or fox by channeling your inner penguin, teddy-bear or owl.

  • Making the best of isolation

    Terry Bowles     |      April 8, 2020

    Self-isolation needn’t be a burden; it can be an opportunity for self-reflection and renewal. Here are some tips for preparing yourself and, possibly even, enjoying the experience.

  • Keeping your head amid COVID-19

    Terry Bowles     |      March 28, 2020

    When there’s a crisis the first impulse can be fear and panic. But the COVID-19 pandemic demands clear thought, so here is one way to adapt your thinking.

  • Is your child lonely at school?

    Terry Bowles     |      April 11, 2019

    Loneliness and isolation can cause serious problems, especially for children in primary and secondary school, but there are key steps that can help your child connect to the school and their peers and be happy.

  • Act locally, think globally on environmental issues

    Terry Bowles     |      January 7, 2019

    Many people worry about environmental issues, and despair at the lack of effective political policy to tackle them, but taking individual action can make a positive improvement to the world around us and our state of mind.