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Brighton Journal | 26th May 2020

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Redesigning social media platforms to reduce ‘FoMO’

26th May 2020 |

Fear of missing out, or FoMO, is commonly described as that anxious feeling you get when you think other people might be having a good time without you. Excessive FoMO is closely related to symptoms of behavioural addiction. It often … Read More

The pandemic is threatening single-use plastic progress

25th May 2020 |

The UK has been working to fight against single-use plastics. However, littering has increased since the coronavirus pandemic began. This comes in-part from the fact that government and health workers are urging civilians to use protective equipment such as plastic … Read More

Project Wingman: Airline staff support NHS workers

25th May 2020 |

It is undeniable that NHS staff have been working tirelessly during the Covid-19 crisis to save lives and they all deserve a break. Project Wingman, run by airline staff, is one of the initiatives set up to give NHS workers … Read More

The benefits of language learning during lockdown

22nd May 2020 |

“One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.”

– Frank Smith 

 

Languages are the keys to doors we didn’t know we wanted opening; they are windows into the … Read More

Why the Covid-19 lockdown may be the perfect opportunity to take up tennis

20th May 2020 |

If you are looking for a full body sport that is perfect to uptake during this period of lockdown, look no further than tennis! For some, the idea of spending hours lifting weights, or running the treadmill is not appealing. … Read More

Beautiful staycation spots for your post-lockdown getaway

19th May 2020 |

With international travel a distant and unlikely prospect this year, holidaymakers will need to turn their attention to getaways closer to home. A staycation boom is on the horizon; once lockdown restrictions are lifted, Costa del Sol will be swapped … Read More

Book confessions of a readaholic

19th May 2020 |

“Books are easily destroyed. But words will live as long as people can remember them.”

– Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

 

 

Okay I have a confession… I used to dog-ear books *stifled screams*. With no bookmarks around it was … Read More

A new era for cyclists as government funding plans announced 

18th May 2020 |

There was some good news for cyclists recently, as the government and local authorities, including Brighton and Hove City Council, announced plans to invest heavily in infrastructure for cycling and walking. 

Written by Laura Ferguson 

The announcement was made by … Read More

Drive-in movies are set for a comeback

17th May 2020 |

A new social phenomenon could take place as the world enters a new phase of dealing with Covid-19. Event professionals propose that drive-in movie screenings could be brought back and undoubtedly with it, new product launches. The coronavirus pandemic has … Read More

Here’s why you should visit Peru in 2021

16th May 2020 |

Peru is the land of ancient Inca architecture, wild landscapes, colourful tradition and Paddington Bear. It is a country with a history and culture so vibrant that it overwhelms your senses and leaves a stamp on your heart. It is … Read More