Omicron Tide – How Can Small Businesses Stand Firm in the Face of It?

The global economy, which is still slowly recovering from the previous strains of the COVID-19 pandemic, has faced another hit with the new Omicron variant. Public confidence in markets faded, and various businesses were shaken with the initial discovery of this new strain, just because of instilled fear of the previous catastrophe. A substantial decline in retail spending, … [Read more...]

How Covid Has Changed the Way We Work

Back on December 31st 2019, most people in the UK thought that the biggest news story over the coming year was more or less guaranteed to be Brexit. The idea that society as we know it might effectively shut down, and that we’d all be forbidden from leaving the house for months on end, might have been laughed at. What was once unthinkable, of course, is now mundane. We’ve … [Read more...]

A Personal Opinion Regarding Events and Pandemics

Well, I don’t even know how many months have passed since the beginning of the pandemic anymore. There are still so many questions left unanswered. When will this end? Will we have to stay masked forever? Is the vaccine truly the only solution? Why are some people affected far less than others? To be fair, we do have a few vague answers to some of these questions. But we’re … [Read more...]

Why My Plastic Surgery Practice Skyrocketed During COVID

As COVID-19 spread around the globe in 2020, millions of people worked from home and had more time on their hands. Some of them decided this was the ideal time to have plastic surgery.   While it might seem odd at first glance, it turns out that people spending more time at home and seeing their faces on Zoom calls made them more interested in facelifts, eyelid lifts, and … [Read more...]

Stepping Out of COVID-19 Fear with Mindfulness

Last year changed all our lives dramatically. The COVID-19 pandemic created fear unlike anything we could have ever imagined. Many continue to reel from the anxiety even as the world begins to open up again after an extended lockdown. Throughout a year of practicing unnatural behaviors considered necessary for public health, like social distancing and wearing masks, those … [Read more...]

Which Industries Have Benefited from the COVID-19 Outbreak?

Despite all the chaos that was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, some businesses and industries have been able to use it to their advantage. While hospitality and retail may have had one of the worst years in decades due to the fact that more people than ever were staying at home and only leaving the house for the essentials, other industries have seriously thrived throughout … [Read more...]

5 Important Types of Insurance for Businesses during the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many uncertainties to the attention of business leaders around the world, and nowadays companies are struggling to minimize financial losses and stay afloat. While there are many tactics you can use to make 2021 your best business year yet, it’s important to remember that updating your coverage and getting the right insurance is one of the most … [Read more...]

The Injustices of COVID: Five Ways the Virus Widens the Divides

It’s a myth that a virus which strikes presidents and princes doesn’t discriminate. The pandemic has widened inequality and increased division in many ways. It was unequal in those it killed, hitting so much harder in ethnic communities. It targeted the poorest and most vulnerable citizens, often because the circumstances of their lives simply increased their exposure to … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Modernize the Healthcare Industry

The world is revolutionizing how it provides most of its services; healthcare is no exception. For any country to be considered advanced in any real way, it needs, among other things, to have proven an ability to take care and improve the plight of its most vulnerable constituents. It also needs to have mechanisms of protecting its population in general so that it can remain … [Read more...]