Written by Holly Fleming On the 26th of February, 2020, I failed my driving test. Annoying more than anything. There was something brewing in the air then, and a few weeks later, my instructor urged me to book the very next available test date and time for my resit. I booked a date in late… Read More Little victories: I no longer laugh at bad jokes
Written by Amy Britton The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a variety of trends to the forefront of culture: banana bread baking, HIIT workouts, and even more TikTok dances. But one trend no one could have predicted was the increase in popularity of looking to the stars to help understand the future. Whilst astrology has always… Read More The Pandemic Has People Looking For a Sign: Why Has Interest in Astrology Recently Peaked?
Written by Sara Qualley April 2020 is a date I imagine most people don’t look back on too fondly. The world had entered lockdown phase due to the pandemic. Although we found ways to connect virtually or at a distance with loved ones, doubt, fear, and worry plagued many minds. Mine was no exception. While… Read More How Houseplants Improved My Mental Health
Written by Rob MacFarlane As the production and rollout of vaccines continues to progress worldwide, there are concerns that successes may be undermined by people not taking their doses when they are called upon to do so. Vaccine hesitancy can have a host of causes among populations, the most common being associated with skepticism around… Read More Vaccine Hesitancy: should we be worried about uptake rates?