3 Ways To Help Your Mental Health In Lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic has been raging for almost a year now, but that doesn’t mean we have it all figured out. Around the world, government-ordered lockdowns have kept people indoors for the best part of a year, in order to curb the rapid spread of COVID-19 and save lives. No matter who you are or…

Smartphone use up 1 hour a day since lockdown

The average adult now spends an extra hour a day on their smartphone or tablet as they increasingly rely on tech and apps during lockdown. Research among 2,000 adults revealed they now typically spend three hours and 25 minutes using their phone or tablet daily, compared to two hours and 27 minutes pre-lockdown – a…

Lockdown confessions – working in pyjamas tops list

Working in pyjamas, having a weekday lie in and lying about lack of internet connection to avoid video calls are among Brits' top ‘lockdown confessions’. A study of 2,000 adults found 78 per cent admitted to a minor naughty slip up this year. In fact, the average person has committed seven misdemeanours each, with 13…

Top 6 Board Games for Lockdown

Locked down in your own home - once again - and can't find anything to watch on TV or anything interesting to do? How about going old school and getting one of these board games to keep yourself and other family members entertained over the next few weeks. Chris Price reports... The Taskmaster Board Game…

1 in 3 feel mental health worsened during lockdown

  1 in 3 feel mental health has suffered during lockdown Exercise, eating healthily and spending time with family are the most popular things Brits do to look after their mental health. A survey of 2,000 UK adults revealed one in four have also attempted a new diet or exercise regime…

‘Seismic shift to online shopping’, DS Smith survey shows

Lockdown has led to the UK becoming a nation of online shoppers, with millions planning to continue their digital spending spree despite restrictions being lifted, a survey from DS Smith shows.  A study of 2,000 adults found 61 per cent shopped online more than usual during lockdown, with a staggering nine in 10 planning to…

British workers burning out through lack of holiday

The average British worker has not taken any leave from work for more than TWO months - and has shelved NINE days off they had planned to take because of the lockdown. Of the 2,000 workers polled, more than half said they had 'completely written off’ 2020 when it comes to taking holidays from work.…

Top 10 things Brits will continue doing online after lockdown

Millions of Brits have enjoyed their lives online during lockdown and plan to continue having digital social catch ups and exercise classes because they believe it makes them MORE productive. A study of 2,000 adults discovered 72 per cent have used the internet more than ever while at home in recent months, with more than…

Fancy Something New After Lockdown? Here’s Some Great Ideas

Photo by Jill Wellington from Pexels COVID-19 has put the world in lockdown. Many of us have had to stay at home, and we aren’t able to work or do our favourite things. This has resulted in a lot of people taking up a new form of exercise - don’t try to buy a bicycle…

Nearly half of Brits plan to continue lockdown hobbies

  Half of Brits plan to continue their lockdown hobbies  – including creating podcasts, online fitness classes and walking more often. A study of 2,000 adults found 43 per cent feel they have ‘changed their ways for the better’ – and plan to continue with their improved behaviours even after the restrictions are lifted. Technology…