Why Do I Feel Sad? | Coronavirus Update

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It’s been a challenging time for the entire world at the moment amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. And it’s going to be pretty normal to feel sad every now and then.

You’re probably wondering ‘why do I feel sad? I get to be home all day and do things in my own time like I always wanted.’  Well, it sounds great on paper but the reality can be very different.

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We’re All Emotional | Coronavirus Update

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This has been a very emotional time for many of us. With coronavirus taking over our social lives, what we do, where we go and who we see, it’s no surprise that emotions would be running high.

I’ve felt it myself – where I would feel frustrated, anxious or just sad because I couldn’t pop out for a coffee or do my usual routine of going to the gym. Essentially I would feel stuck.

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Self-Isolating With Family? Come Out the Other Side Smiling | Coronavirus Update

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There has been a lot written when it comes to people self-isolating alone, but what I want to bring up this week is those who might have to self-isolate with their partners and even entire families. 

I’ve been hearing about a lot of concern and pressure from being in such close proximity to your loved ones. And no matter how many years you have been married or how old your children are, there will still be some kind of strain on relationships. 

It is more important than ever that if you feel stuck, yet feeling like you can’t take a moment to yourself, know that they are not alone and you can make the best of this testing situation.

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You Don’t Need to be Alone | Coronavirus Update

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As we all #StayatHome, there is a lot of discussion about how to stay safe with family, support friends and generally try and live as normal a life as possible within the confines of your home.

And it hasn’t been that easy, has it? There is a huge demographic of people, especially in London, that we can forget about. People that live alone.

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How Video Games Helped Me

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As I have been discussing video games for a while now, you’re probably thinking, ‘what makes you eligible to talk about this?’ Well, my past strongly involved video games too.

It was a large part of my life and even though there came a point where I decided to stop, I still learned a lot from that era of my life. 

This is where I want to share how video games helped me.

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Why I Had to Give up Video Games

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As I have mentioned in a few other posts, I wanted to start a discussion about video games because it is a hobby that I know too well. 

Arcades were a huge part of my life for years, and I had to make a decision at one point to either embrace the hold it had on me and sacrifice other areas of my life or, take a step back and enhance the skills I’d already developed in the arcades to better myself within the real world.

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