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Less 'meh', more mojo: How planning the little things can help us reclaim our sense of adventure

Pól Ó Conghaile


In stripping away our spontaneity, Covid-19 has claimed another little bit of our souls. But we have to keep trying, writes Pól Ó Conghaile

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Oysters in Galway City. Photo: Fáilte Ireland

Oysters in Galway City. Photo: Fáilte Ireland

Oysters in Galway City. Photo: Fáilte Ireland

It's six months since lockdown first began. Six months since I was in the office, took a flight, hugged a friend or went out for a pint. Six months that have both flown by and felt like six years.

When I think about what's changed, within me and the world, one word repeats: spontaneity.

My instincts feel dulled.