Source: Photo by Vlada Karpovich from Pexels It has been an incredibly singular experience practicing psychotherapy during Covid-19 . Having already established a fully virtual practice prior to the pandemic, I was fortunate to not have to scramble to close my doors, make alternate arrangements and educate myself and my clients on online platforms. As such, therapy proceeded as it always had—except for rumblings of a global pandemic on the horizon, uncertainty, skepticism and an ever lingering ominous feeling. Over a year into things, much has certainly changed, but also not everything. There is ever a sense of wonder and hope at when things (if ever) can return back to “normal.” Individuals hope for a return of vacations, movies with friends, and dining out without anxiety. And yet, there is much that has fundamentally changed, perhaps forever. As many of my clients tend to be in the range of younger Generation Y (millennials) and older Generation Z (currently … [Read more...] about How Covid-19 is Shaping The Future of Generations
February 22, 2021 - 16:12 GMT Sophie Hamilton Find out what the Duchess of Cambridge and her children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis love to eat for dinner Have you ever wondered what the royal family eat for dinner ? Is it really all long dining tables with silver platters and butlers attending to their every foodie desire? Well, we're pleased to learn that in reality, the royals' suppers are much like our own - and for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , family dinnertimes are all about hearty meals together. Mum-of-three Kate is known to enjoy cooking, and roasts are popular in the Cambridge household. Royal correspondent Katie Nicholl told Vanity Fair in 2012: "In the evenings she [Kate] indulges her hobby of cooking William’s favourite supper, roast chicken." MORE: This is what Kate Middleton and her children eat for breakfast Loading the player... WATCH: Royal wedding cakes … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton’s dinner revealed – and what Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis eat too!
At 9 am, an ambulance left Field Hospital No 1 in Hai Duong province, carrying a group of students to a site in Chi Linh City where they needed to take samples for tests for SARS-nCov-2. Linh and her teammates The group had eight members, including two workers from the Chi Linh City Medical Center and six students from the Hai Duong Medical Technical University. Dieu Linh and her friends in the group were all born in 2001. They are second-year students majoring in medical testing. Inside the cramped ambulance, which was riding on a rough road, the students took advantage of time to repeat their professional knowledge and help each other wear protective clothing correctly. “It is necessary to press adhesive tape tightly on all holes to prevent virus intrusion,” Linh said. Fifteen minutes later, the ambulance stopped at a factory in Chi Linh City. Linh and her teammates had to take 360 medical samples for testing. There were many people lining up to have their samples … [Read more...] about Student volunteers experience memorable trips to epidemic hotspots
Christmastime can be overwhelming for some autistic people. Source: Freestocks/Pexels The Christmas decorations, giftware, and general seasonal accouterment seem to appear in the shops a little earlier each year, and we know we’re not the only ones to notice this. Some people eagerly await Christmas and delight in the rituals of the season, whereas others dread the first time they enter a retail establishment and notice that the piped music has been changed from the usual easy listening selection to a well-worn reel of carols. Full disclosure: the authors are of the latter opinion, but if you enjoy Christmas, then good for you! We’re not here to judge. For many autistic people, the extra demands of the festive season can be difficult and tiring, even for those who enjoy Christmas traditions. Scrambling to keep up with the sudden crowding of our schedules and ever-changing expectations surrounding gift-giving and food-bringing can wreak havoc on our energy levels and mental … [Read more...] about The Potential Perils of Christmas: An Autistic Perspective