Let’s get this straight: whether introverted or extroverted, we’ve all had our fair share of struggles throughout the pandemic. But how did we manage and were there any differences?
Nowadays, there is a big trend towards short-term happiness, often at the cost of the long term. It might be buying products which you don’t need or simply procrastinating. In this podcast, we, Ben and Jasper, discuss this topic and also talk about finding a balance between short- and long-term happiness.
Intro & Outro: Home time 1N40 by Setuniman from Freesound
Photo by Denise Jones on Unsplash
In this session I slipped into the role of a more or less known podcast creator, who talks about her personal experience with selflove and how this relates to happiness.
Do you remember life outside the pandemic? Are you curious what life will be like without the virus? Although it may seem like light at the end of the tunnel is still far away, we are optimistic that we will experience a post-corona future soon. In this podcast, you will be taken on an adventurous time travel into the future after corona. In interviews with two people on the street we will learn a lot about their post-corona feelings, thoughts, and experiences. Happiness, disappointment, excitement… let´s see what the future has in store for us!
Produced by Rose, Josie and Ami
Intro music by umwelt on freesounds
background chatter/street noises by florian reichelt on freesounds
Cover picture by Jacek Dylag on Unsplash
In todays episode we have to special guests. Together we talk about how much the pandemic and lockdown has impacted our well being and mental health as well as our very own experiences. Are there any ways to overcome this hard time? To find that out, I recommend grabbing some snacks, a tea, lean back and enjoy my podcast.
About the podcast: Hi, I’m Vik and I am the host of “Keeping up with Viktoria”. In todays episode I invited my friends Sara and Min. A gamer girl, a bookworm and a kpop stan, what’s a better combination for a great podcast ;)?
results of the survey:
How happy were you during lockdown: 90% I was not that happy, 10% I was doing alright, 0% I was a happier in lockdown, I was as happy as before the pandemic started,
Did you feel lonely during the lockdown: 90% Yes, I did, 10% No, I didn’t
Did the use of social media help you to deal with your loneliness and overcome it a bit?: 93,3% Yes, it did, 6,7% No, it didn’t
Did the lack of social contact impact your mental health: 86,7% Yes, it got worse, 6,65% No, I always preferred being on my own, It actually got better
What did you do to increase your happiness during lockdown: 46,7% Find new hobbies, 73,3% make internet friends, 60% read books, mangas, comics etc., 26,7% spend time with family, 80% listen to music, watch movies/ TV Shows
Everyone is talking about the impact that Covid-19 can have on our well being and happiness, but what has the situation been like for university students? Listen to our most recent episode from our podcast ‘Booster Babes’ to find out more about our own experiences, as well as the experiences of other students through a little survey that we have conducted.
About ‘Booster Babes’: Three idiots with a microphone just trying to stay positive while testing negative. Written, produced and edited by your favorite hosts Luisa, Kiara & Esra.
Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/soundroll/that-groove License code: XBS5OYIA1WYOTMGX
This podcast follows the story of the college student Jennie dealing with the anxieties of going back to on-campus teaching after quarantine. Aileena, Sinem and Theodora try to show in this podcast the different ways people deal with the current situation of the pandemic.
While the whole world was facing the Covid-19 Pandemic, going abroad was not off the table for Maxine and Melissa. They spent the Academic Year of 2020/2021 in England at the University of Reading and regularly talk about their experiences. 20 Years in the future they eventually lead the conversation in a different direction….