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.

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Your guide to a ‘green’ Christmas in 2020

December 9, 2020

Taking our consumption down a notch, doing more to be environmentally aware and shopping locally will not make your Christmas any less glamorous, but it does have the extra bonus of a lower carbon footprint.

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Finding your creative outlet during lockdown

December 9, 2020

Art is one way to find a new freedom. At least that’s what Ellen Moriarty, a second year nursing student felt when she picked up the paintbrush for the first time since secondary school during lockdown.

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The student handbook to a Christmas hamper

December 9, 2020

Assignments are due, exams are looming and the last thing you want to do is spend what little money you have on mounds of Christmas presents. The best solution to this? A homemade Christmas hamper.

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Curbing the “maskne” epidemic

November 11, 2020

From online searches for banana bread recipes soaring in March, to people grappling with the newly coined phrase “the new normal”, we appear increasingly receptive to these new Covid-19 formulations. “Maskne”, however, was not embraced in the same welcoming manner.

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Why we should all convert to menstrual cups

October 28, 2020

A menstrual cup is a reusable period product. It is a small, flexible cup made of silicone that you pop up there (similar to a tampon). While the cup is in it catches and collects your period.

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When motherhood isn’t the mission

September 24, 2020

Historically, having children soon after marriage was a box to be ticked for women to feel at one with the female community, and to feel as though they were upholding their duty.

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How to exercise at home during quarantine

April 13, 2020

The endlessness of this lockdown seems to make the days fly by and Netflix or Disney+ turn into a daily trap. However, a great way to break up the days is to introduce some sort of exercise regime.

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Irish brands that are combating the Coronavirus pandemic

April 13, 2020

A number of Irish companies are donating food to our frontline workers or vulnerable people forced to cocoon. Fulfil Nutrition who make the Fulfil protein bars have donated 16,000 bars to help “fuel the frontline” as well as giving generously to some influencers’ giveaways. 

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How to make money from decluttering your home

April 13, 2020

Maybe you found your old Nintendo from your childhood or discovered an album of cute baby photographs, or you could be left with a pile of things that you don’t really want or need and have decided that it’s time to let them go.

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Concerns over security of Houseparty app

April 13, 2020

Naturally, the nation seems to have turned to websites, apps and extensions that allow us to hang out with our friends from the comfort of our own homes. One such app is Houseparty, who market themselves as “the face to face social network.”

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The wrath of Michael Myers, 40 years on

October 31, 2018

Halloween reminds audiences what a ruthless killer Myers really is, slaughtering anything that comes across his path. He is completely void of emotion, an unstoppable killing machine. This is the true terror of Michael Myers.