Lifestyle

A reflection on life in lockdown

March 24, 2021

Face masks were still just a skincare routine, a cough simply meant we had a cold and seeing our friends was common practice, little did we know our daily lives were about to become altered for over a year.

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Rediscovering writing in lockdown

March 24, 2021

The digital advances over the last few years have changed our lives so much. With just one device, you can call a relative overseas, text a pal who lives next door, even video call strangers on the Internet.

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The rise of herbal medicine

March 24, 2021

Herbal medicine is considered the oldest form of healing, it works to restore the balance of the body on both a physical and emotional level. It was discovered by mankind as they turned to nature and herbal medicine to restore and maintain health and vitality. 

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How Brexit has changed how we shop online

February 24, 2021

With all the closures, online shopping has taken over our lives. When Brexit kicked in it completely changed how we shop online as it brought extra charges and waiting times.

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The principles of intuitive eating

January 27, 2021

New year, new me. Sound familiar? This has probably been uttered by every person at least a handful of times in the last decade or so.

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The powerful respite art can offer during lockdown

December 9, 2020

We’ve all had to find our coping mechanisms during the pandemic, especially over the last six weeks where we’ve all be stuck inside. And we’re not out of the woods yet, Level 3 can only give us so much freedom.

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Dealing with Climate Grief

November 25, 2020

With overwhelming transformations taking place to our planet as a result of climate change, it’s normal to feel the effects of climate grief on our emotions.

Food

Converting to Veganism

November 2, 2020

Committing to a Vegan/Plant-based diet can take extra work when it comes to creating the right diet for your body, planning meals or deciding where to eat out. But once you adapt to the Vegan lifestyle, the benefits are beyond doubt.   

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Curbing the maskne epidemic

October 21, 2020

Despite face masks holding significant importance in our current climate, we did not expect the unwarranted skin irritation that would accompany it. Thankfully, with expert advice and recommendations, we can curb the maskne epidemic one step at a time. 

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When motherhood isn’t the mission

October 15, 2020

From being gifted toy new-borns as children, to being taught how to feed, bathe and care for them, women have channelled a predetermined mode of womanhood through no fault of their own. 

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Helpful tips for online learning

October 14, 2020

Online learning is becoming the “new normal” for students across the country as they start a new academic year.  

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s tips for clean sleeping

October 14, 2020

Ever since the lockdown, insomnia is something almost all of us have experienced. Our routines are messed up and the longer you leave it the harder it is to just get to bed and get

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Myths about contraception are a bitter pill to swallow

September 15, 2020

From contradictory pill guidelines to discrepancies in what a withdrawal bleed represents, there is a need for women to be placed on a higher platform to vocalise their sexual health queries and qualms.