Lifestyle

I took the plunge, will you?

March 26, 2021

Record numbers in Ireland took up the activity in 2020, and the popularity of sea swimming continues to grow. So, what do you need to know about sea swimming?

Lifestyle

Journalist and entrepreneur Anne-Marie Tomchak on sharing her joy

March 24, 2021

The faces behind the fashion are Irish women who have leveraged conversations around mental health, fashion and sustainability. From women such as Roz Purcell, Louise McSharry, Dr Doireann O’Leary and IamIrish founder Lorraine Maher, each woman has a positive, powerful contribution to make that extends far beyond a piece of clothing.

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.

Lifestyle

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.

Lifestyle

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. 

Lifestyle

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.

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.   

Lifestyle

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. 

Lifestyle

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.

Lifestyle

When motherhood isn’t the mission

September 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. 

Lifestyle

How we greet our aunt Flo needs e-evaluation

August 16, 2020

In Ireland, the situation stands at almost 50 per cent of teenage girls aged between 12-19 finding it difficult to afford sanitary products, in a survey conducted by Plan International Ireland.

Lifestyle

OnlyFans: What is it and can it be dangerous

April 13, 2020

In Ancient Greece nudity was associated with the gods long before another God came onto the scene with the spread of Christianity. This higher being did not look upon depictions of female nudity as favourably

Black Friday

Beware of Black Friday scams

November 27, 2019

Black Friday, is a 24-hour period of sheer overspending and panic, otherwise known as the beginning of the Christmas season.

Lifestyle

Life after the end of a long relationship

November 13, 2019

Break ups are never easy and dealing with a break up after a long-term relationship, let’s say a year plus, can be a tedious, hurtful and lonely process but here is a quick walk through

Food

The benefits of turmeric

November 13, 2019

Like many Asian spices, turmeric is also known to have many health benefits and has been used as a form of traditional medicine.

Lifestyle

Religion and young people in a modern world

November 13, 2019

Kanye West has recently switched his attention from the red hat wearing leader of the “Free” World to a different kind of controversial figurehead, God.