My personal journey started when I got married for the second time in 2019. The first time round my mum organised everything from frock to flowers, from cake to car, and I don't really remember much about it.
The popular phrase ‘teamwork makes the dream work’ could almost certainly feature in a list of skin-crawling business clichés. It would no doubt be sandwiched somewhere between the likes of ‘bring your A-game’ and ‘thinking outside the box’.
By hiding ourselves away from the invisible corona-villain, we’re not only having to deal with heightened anxiety, but also loneliness, boredom and uncertainty. Put simply, being “locked down” is as unnatural a situation a human being can possibly find themselves in.
As the coronavirus spreads across the world and our daily lives are transformed, we must all be aware of the need for good mental-health care. Obviously, it’s a stressful time. Families are confined to their homes. Schools are cancelled.
While the prospect of sealing the deal on hundreds of couple’s l.u.r.v.e and getting to eat your way through a lifetime of canapes is definitely appealing, there’s a WHOLE lot more to being a Humanist Celebrant than meets the eye.