News — lockdown
Finding a 'new normal': how three amazing women have run businesses and their households during a pandemic
Posted by Marie Bruce on
Unprecedented times. How many times have we heard that phrase recently? But it really is. I don't know anyone who hasn't been affected in some way by the pandemic, some more than others. I am lucky to still have a roof over my head and a job. I started Remade Reloved in November 2019, and 2020 was going to be my year. My children were starting preschool, my mental health was improving and I had so many big plans for my business. Then in March 2020 everyone's lives were turned upside down by the pandemic. I had to close down...
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Posted by Eleanor Bruce on
To say it’s been a weird year would be a bit of understatement. So many of us have experienced more than our share of anxiety since the world went into lockdown in March. And we’ve all been grappling with the reality of the ‘new normal’ ever since (sorry, we hate that phrase, but there’s not really a much better substitute!) Uncertainty about jobs and health, and restricted access to friends and family has understandably been tough on a lot of people. Plus around 9 million people have found themselves unable to work at some point during all this, quite possibly...