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Why lockdown is making us tired, snappy and selfish – and what we can do about it

Kiz, Mortal Fools CEO on why the coronavirus lockdown is making us tired and snappy. Photo: YouTube

Not functioning at your best?

Small business owners: think back over the last few weeks. Have you bickered with your partner or housemates? Found yourself snoozing in the daytime? Been taken over by unexpected emotions?

You’re not alone. As we attempt to settle into this ‘new normal’, what’s going on with our behaviour? As well as maintaining good relationships with others, we need to maintain our focus on our businesses, so how can we help ourselves perform better?

Watch video

In this video, small business owner, theatre director and trainer, Kiz Crosbie explains the effect the coronavirus lockdown is having on our brain and how this is affecting our behaviour. She then leads us through a couple of exercises used by theatre practitioners to alleviate the stress of emotional reactions.

Kiz is CEO of Mortal Fools, a theatre, drama and creative learning company based in Prudhoe, Northumberland. As well as creating professional theatre and leading youth projects, the company train people in business to communicate and perform at their best.

More from Mortal Fools

We asked Kiz how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting her company’s employees, participants and finances. Read more:
How to run a business in lockdown: Mortal Fools

Find out more about Mortal Fools and read their coronavirus promises at their website: Mortal Fools

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