Lifestyle

Methods in reducing acne

March 27, 2020

Stress and diet are high contributors to acne, and with many aspects of our lives now in question it’s no wonder that some of us might be experiencing breakouts more frequently than we usually did.

Eating too many foods high in oil, dairy and fats can also add to the problem of acne. So contrary to belief, if you suffer from acne it’s not because you don’t wash your face enough. Rather, it can be that you’re stressed, or eating too much of a certain food type, or it could be down to a lack of sleep and even hormones.

Lifestyle

Coronavirus and climate change

March 15, 2020

Following recent images published by NASA showing the huge decrease in nitrogen and carbon being released into the atmosphere, experts believe that the reduction in industry as a result of the coronavirus outbreak is beneficial for climate change.

Lifestyle

The Covid-19 threat and how to keep our immune system in top form

March 15, 2020

As the coronavirus is spreading rapidly throughout the country, basic hygiene and reducing our time in large public spaces can reduce our risk of catching the virus.

While the Health Service Executive (HSE) is continuously advising us that our risk of contracting the virus is low and we need not worry, we may be more susceptible to picking it up than we know.

Lifestyle

Are the Irish a happy nation?

March 15, 2020

The survey, which is carried out by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network surveys 156 countries worldwide on how their citizens view their own personal happiness levels. From this, a report is formed which ranks each country following the feedback from the survey.

Lifestyle

Our energy drink craze

March 1, 2020

While energy drinks can definitely give us the kick that we need to get through the working day, whether it’s an eight hour shift or a tough assignment.

Lifestyle

Ways to spend Valentines alone

February 16, 2020

Arguably the hardest month of the year, January, is over. While this is all well and good, it springs us into February, which for some can also be excruciatingly tough not because of the post-Christmas depression or money woes, but rather because of the major romantic holiday that occurs two weeks in. 

Lifestyle

Ways to ring in the new year

December 11, 2019

As the end of the year looms closer, celebration ideas are tough to choose from especially when going into town is such a norm nowadays.

Lifestyle

Online shopping algorithms and how they work

December 11, 2019

As Christmas approaches in the coming weeks, shopping centres can become far too crowded for most of us to handle, so online shopping is the next best option. But online shopping, while handy, can be quite dangerous too.

Lifestyle

Using dark humour to get through college

November 27, 2019

Whether we’ve been having a bad day and have said it as a form of relief, humour or just having heard it in passing, we have all experienced the phrase “I want to die,” but seldom do we ever really mean it.

Opinion

How safe is our data and privacy?

October 30, 2019

With the number of social media sites and tech based firms on the rise annually, how safe is our data and privacy when we’re online.

Lifestyle

Victoria’s Secret Inclusivity Model Campaign

October 30, 2019

Iconic fashion brand and lingerie chain Victoria Secret announced a number of fresh faced new models, including transgender and plus-size for their latest campaign just over a week ago. After a number of controversies surrounding derogatory statements made from the company’s former senior creative officer Ed Razek, the chain have transformed their image to include women of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds.

Food

Budget college breakfasts

April 17, 2019

Breakfast can burn a hole in our pockets with an average cheap breakfast in Dublin costing up to €15.