Features

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.

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.

Lifestyle

The ancient art of Chakra Meditation

July 21, 2020

In our fast-paced lives we are constantly looking for new ways to slow down and incorporate more peace and stillness into our everyday routines. It may be through Yoga, Pilates or Chakra meditation.Chakra means wheel or cycle and is a wheel like energy that connects the body to the soul.

Lifestyle

Black Lives Matter Movement through the eyes of a black student in Ireland

June 21, 2020

As the Black Lives Matter movement makes its way around the world, we have to realise that racism is prevalent in our own society and take a look at how we can change ourselves in order for greater change to happen. No matter what age, race or social class we have to acknowledge that racism exists and that we all should try to understand and listen to the stories and experiences of people who suffer because of it.

Style

The impacts of fashion pressure

March 15, 2020

Fashion pressure might not seem like a serious concern because of everything going on in the world right now, but it has negative impacts that have been happening for centuries and it’s still happening today. Each season there is something new and trendy that everybody seems to be wearing and naturally, we want it too. Especially in teenagers and young adults, who are still trying to find their fashion sense and personal identities, fashion pressure is most often seen. With the amount of affordable shops following trends of much more expensive ones, some people feel that there is no excuse not to look trendy as you don’t have to spend a fortune.

Lifestyle

A new year resolution of having no resolutions

February 5, 2020

Year on year we constantly feel the need to change something about ourselves, but why? With social media depicting “perfect lives” more than ever before, we often want to live up to that expectation and feel the need to finally achieve some sort of fulfilment in the new year.

Lifestyle

How and why ASMR went global

December 11, 2019

How did ASMR videos flood YouTube and manage to get a spotlight in the media? If you enjoy the sound of someone chewing loudly, whispering softly in your ear or tapping their nails against a table, then you will probably be a fan of ASMR.

Lifestyle

Fashion over comfort

November 27, 2019

With the athleisure trend being around in fashion for a few years now, people are proving it’s possible to mix fashion with comfort, however some still refuse to go along with it.

Lifestyle

Instagram removing cosmetic filters

November 13, 2019

It was all fun and games with dog ear filters, rainbows and love hearts, until cosmetic surgery filters crept in. Instagram has decided to get rid of all their augmented reality filters that can promote cosmetic surgery, as they fear it can impact negatively on people’s mental health.