Lifestyle

Grab that nap

March 20, 2019

Sleep deficiency is linked to many chronic health problems, including heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, obesity, and depression,

Food

Cooking with supplements

March 20, 2019

While taking a few capsules or tablets (and even sometimes a liquid form!) of supplements can seem boring and therefore easy to forget, we all need to eat. Cooking some supplements into daily meals may be the best way to ensure consistent intake of whatever you’re deficient in and therefore improve your overall health. It’s well worth looking for more from your supplements than constantly adding them to smoothies alone.

Lifestyle

Wanderlust- Gyeongju

March 20, 2019

Gyeongju was the capital city of Korea during the 1000-year-long ancient Silla dynasty, and much of its heritage remains in unison with modern life: cafes, restaurants, and brand-name clothes and cosmetic shops.

Lifestyle

Time to Ket rid of your depression

March 20, 2019

The club drug may be fastest-acting antidepressant ever. It can lift a severe depressive mood in hours. Traditional antidepressants, such as SSRI’s like Prozac and Zoloft, take weeks to treat symptoms.

Food

Grub Guide: Mulino

March 20, 2019

The deserts are not to be forgotten either with a number of delectable treats available to send you home happy. If you’re feeling really cultured the Italian cheeseboard, which also comes with fruit, nuts and honey, could be the one for you.  

Lifestyle

Is dry shampoo damaging your hair?

March 20, 2019

Experts say it’s bad to wash your hair every day because it strips the hair of its natural oils. They say you should wash your hair every two to three days, but this can be difficult for those with fine hair as it gets greasier and limp more quickly.

Lifestyle

Why doing beds is bad for you

March 20, 2019

Testing has shown that 10 minutes in a sunbed is equivalent to 10 minutes sunbathing in the Mediterranean sun, according to WHO

Lifestyle

What does your style say about you?

March 20, 2019

Fashion doesn’t only have one ideology, the concept of fashion can vary from country to country, from different cultures, religions or individual people.

Food

Beat the bloat

March 20, 2019

Foods that contain a high amount of short-chain carbohydrates generally tend to produce more liquid and gas when being digested, often leading to a visibly larger stomach.

Lifestyle

Menstruation shouldn’t stop you working out. Period.

March 20, 2019

However, during this time testosterone levels rise leading to greater benefits from strength training. This coupled with the increased pain tolerance and faster muscle recovery gained from low hormone levels mean you will be able to train harder for longer.

Lifestyle

The long term effects of vaping

March 20, 2019

A common concern is whether vaping acts as a gateway to conventional smoking. Bubblegum, watermelon and menthol flavoured vapour is very accessible to teenagers and as a result vaping has become popular within this age group.

Lifestyle

Surviving as a student in the working world

March 20, 2019

Being very young in a new workplace can be tough. There could be bias against a new person if some employees have the attitude of ‘They won’t be as good because I’m older I know more.’

Lifestyle

J1 Essentials

March 20, 2019

After my J1 in San Francisco there was a few things that I learned that nobody told me before I left.

Lifestyle

Time to talk tampons

March 20, 2019

Everyone has swapped out their daily coffee run with a keep cup and started considering their water use and recycling. However, we forget to consider one of the most obvious options which could make a significant difference not just to our health, but to the environment.

Lifestyle

Cervical cancer can be avoided

March 6, 2019

Rumours on possible side effects following the HPV vaccine led to some girls opting out of the injection. With so much talk on cervical cancer, it’s important to gather the facts on the preventative measure. 

Lifestyle

Consent and self-care

March 6, 2019

Consent is never implied by things like your past behaviour, what you wear, or where you go. Sexual consent should always be clearly communicated there should be no question or mystery. Silence is not consent.

Lifestyle

Surviving being sober in college

March 6, 2019

Is drink necessary to have a good time? Absolutely not. Is it more preferable when everyone around is drinking? Without a doubt.

Lifestyle

Clean space, clean mind?

March 6, 2019

Having a clean space can help not only clear your mind but make you feel productive.

Lifestyle

Gap year gains

March 6, 2019

It’s time to start taking advantage of the bank holiday weekends, midterms and reading weeks. A few small breaks spread across the year will allow you to recharge your batteries, over and over again.  

Lifestyle

Red carpet round-up

March 6, 2019

Award season is here and we are breaking down some of the most memorable looks. The fashion stakes were at an all-time high.

Articles

Solidarity on social media?

March 6, 2019

Facebook support groups are a tremendous exhibition of the capacity people have for benevolence. From small congregations of those who feel underrepresented in mass media, to families of children born with disabilities looking for more information, these groups have been an invaluable resource.