Welcome to our Wellbeing during COVID-19 resources blog. Each of our blogs links directly to one of our 6 rules for keeping calm during the COVID crisis.
I came across this poem by Cambridge poet, Hollie McNish. It served as a wonderful reminder that we have all adjusted to life in our own way, and there is no right or wrong in how each of us choose the practise that.
our own way - Hollie McNish
no, she's not doing all the work the school has set
no, we've not learnt to bake chocolate croissants yet
no, i haven't managed to keep up with all my work
no, i've not had any urge at all to clean my house
no, we're not out jogging as the sun comes up to shine
no, we've not been following the extra class online
no, i haven't used this time at home for meditating
no, we've not made any masks or scrubs from our old curtains
yes, she's done a little bit of the work the school has set
yes, we tried to make hash browns, cook her first fried egg
yes, she's on my phone again so i can get these emails done
yes, i've cried a few times whilst hiding in the bathroom
yes, i can still see through my never-once-cleaned window glass
yes, we've played...