Self-care, healthy eating, focusing on what an awesome human I am...I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of all the pointless activities I’m told to follow to counteract the joyless world we live in. We all feel it and the data shows it: unhappiness is on the increase in our society. So what on earth can we do about it?
Don’t tell anyone, but at one point on Sunday I had four people from different households in my kitchen at the same time. I’m finding this phase of lockdown the hardest, mostly because I don’t really understand what the rules are trying to achieve.
Posters aside, why did justifying ourselves matter so much? Yes, we wanted to shield in peace. But we could do that by keeping the doors shut. It was so much more than that. We needed to be seen to be in the right, by people we’d never met before, who liked shouting at us.