Lifestyle

Recognising Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

December 9, 2020

OCD isn’t as plain and simple as joking about an unlevel shelf that you want to fix. As with other mental disorders, you should not be acting as if they are something that doesn’t truly affect real people.

Lifestyle

The dismissed dangers of UV lights in nail salons

November 11, 2020

There’s no better feeling than getting a fresh manicure from a salon, that high gloss shine and vibrant, neat finish. For many of us, we just go to our favourite nail artist every now and

Lifestyle

Why you should be drinking more ginger tea

November 11, 2020

Ginger is native to China and has been used for cooking and medical purposes for centuries. It was introduced in Europe much later and was mostly used as a culinary spice. Now, it gained its phenomenal popularity due to its many benefits.

Food

Making the transition to Veganism

November 11, 2020

Starting off on a vegan diet can be considered the hardest part, as prepping for a lifestyle change can take a lot of work and research, especially when it comes to dramatically altering your diet.

Lifestyle

How to take care of your mental health during COVID-19

October 28, 2020

Whether you’re feeling stressed because of online lectures, anxious about COVID-19 or missing a decent gin and tonic, not to mention your friends, taking the time to look out for your mental health has never been more important.

Lifestyle

Why you should use SPF all year round

October 14, 2020

Sunscreen appeared on the market in the 60s even though early forms like “Coppertone Suntan Cream” had existed since 1938. The “Coppertone girl” helped to popularise sun protection in the 50s. (Three-year old Jodie Foster kicked off her acting career in a Coppertone commercial.)

Health

Do we really need vitamin shots and IV drips

September 22, 2020

Celebrities such as Chrissy Teigen , Kendall Jenner and Miley Cyrus have been often seen getting a quick fix of vitamins through injections and iv drips  that are meant to boost your energy levels, help with hangovers, strengthen your immune system, make your skin glow and even help you lose weight.

Lifestyle

We need to re-evaluate how we greet our Aunt Flo

August 22, 2020

The recent expulsion of the Tampax advertisement from Irish television has triggered a wave of national debate surrounding the stigmatised, euphemised natural occurrence that is periods.

Food

The truth behind palm oil

August 21, 2020

When it comes to looking at options for cooking oils, palm oil is the most controversial for environmental and health reasons.

The College View Investigates

Stretched to the limit: Over 64,000 people waiting for orthopaedic treatment

April 19, 2020

People requiring hip and knee replacements are facing the worst waiting lists in Ireland,  with over 64,000 people waiting to see a consultant for their treatments. The figures, from the National Treatment Purchase Fund, for January 2020 show that a total of 64,907 people are waiting to access orthopaedic treatment.

Lifestyle

How to boost your metabolism

April 15, 2020

The higher the rate is, the more calories you will burn so here are some excellent ways to boost your metabolism.

Opinion

What will Covid-19 mean for the Irish economy?

March 31, 2020

However, as it stands there is no clause in insurance contracts to protect against something like the coronavirus and because the government has not forced their closure these businesses are left with nothing.

Lifestyle

Inventive ways in occupying ourselves during isolation

March 29, 2020

Self isolation is hard. Humans naturally crave interaction with others so it’s only a matter of time before loneliness sets in. However, there are things you can do to create a home that repels loneliness and activities that will make you feel more connected to your friends and yourself than ever.

Lifestyle

Self care routines perfect for relaxing after stress filled days

March 29, 2020

It’s important to take good care of your body, both physically and mentally every day, not just when you’re feeling sick. Learning how to eat right, exercise regularly and take time-out when you need it are the main aspects of self-care and can help you stay healthy and less stressed.