Throughout the pandemic, we saw increasing numbers of people suffering from anxiety, depression, loneliness, and other mental health concerns. Addictive behaviours with social isolation and the loss of human connection resulting in some of the nation turning to alcohol and in some cases drugs as a coping mechanism were seen to be also on a sharp rise.
Psychotherapist Noel McDermott looks at how we are stuck in this highly dramatised experience of life with the pandemic, a parliament behaving like a reality show, a war in Europe with a proxy battle between East and West and prior to that of course was the existential crisis of Brexit. And in all of this we seem to have gone back in time with a Summer of discontent, fuel rationing due to prices going through the roof, runaway inflation, and a heatwave.
This lack of responsibility or proactive action by the Nigerian Embassy in China is inexcusable. It is shocking that the Embassy still lists Jonathan Goodluck as Nigeria’s President on its 2020 website. What a national embarrassment.