Lifestyle

Head stuff

April 3, 2019

‘It took over 2 years for me to come off of a waiting list and be treated and throughout my time there I felt I wasn’t being listened to ”

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Bodies too, are subject to trends

April 3, 2019

77% said if they weren’t on social media they would be less self-conscious about their body and only 17% said that social media gives them more confidence in relation to their self-image.

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Get your gonorrhoea gone-horroea

April 3, 2019

Genital herpes is a viral infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two HSV types – type one and type two. The two viruses are similar and both can cause ulcers and blisters. Genital herpes is common in Ireland and is mostly diagnosed in young women 81% were female in 2017.

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Conforming to contouring?

April 3, 2019

If makeup was acceptable as a type of self-expression why do so many feel the need to cover up scarring and acne for work or for college?

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Influencer fashion

April 3, 2019

When influencers are aligned with the right audience and brand, it can contribute to an incredibly successful digital marketing campaign

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Tailoring for tattoos

April 3, 2019

Tattoos are essentially pieces of jewellery that you can’t take off so it’s important that the colour and style of your clothes compliments your body art.

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The end of an era

April 3, 2019

It’s a bittersweet time where the scent of a certain perfume can make us feel nostalgic about our first-time surviving Coppers, or the clanking of plates in the canteen reminds us of the day we were confident enough to ask Genevieve the lunch lady for some extra gravy on our stuffing.

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Afternoon Tea spots

March 27, 2019

So in order to save those people who’ve
definitely planned very carefully how to make such a day special time, here are examples of
places to go to suit every iteration of Mam.

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Grab that nap

March 20, 2019

Sleep deficiency is linked to many chronic health problems, including heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, obesity, and depression,

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Wanderlust- Gyeongju

March 20, 2019

Gyeongju was the capital city of Korea during the 1000-year-long ancient Silla dynasty, and much of its heritage remains in unison with modern life: cafes, restaurants, and brand-name clothes and cosmetic shops.

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Why doing beds is bad for you

March 20, 2019

Testing has shown that 10 minutes in a sunbed is equivalent to 10 minutes sunbathing in the Mediterranean sun, according to WHO

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What does your style say about you?

March 20, 2019

Fashion doesn’t only have one ideology, the concept of fashion can vary from country to country, from different cultures, religions or individual people.

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Surviving as a student in the working world

March 20, 2019

Being very young in a new workplace can be tough. There could be bias against a new person if some employees have the attitude of ‘They won’t be as good because I’m older I know more.’

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J1 Essentials

March 20, 2019

After my J1 in San Francisco there was a few things that I learned that nobody told me before I left.

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Time to talk tampons

March 20, 2019

Everyone has swapped out their daily coffee run with a keep cup and started considering their water use and recycling. However, we forget to consider one of the most obvious options which could make a significant difference not just to our health, but to the environment.

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Consent and self-care

March 6, 2019

Consent is never implied by things like your past behaviour, what you wear, or where you go. Sexual consent should always be clearly communicated there should be no question or mystery. Silence is not consent.

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Clean space, clean mind?

March 6, 2019

Having a clean space can help not only clear your mind but make you feel productive.

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Gap year gains

March 6, 2019

It’s time to start taking advantage of the bank holiday weekends, midterms and reading weeks. A few small breaks spread across the year will allow you to recharge your batteries, over and over again.  

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Red carpet round-up

March 6, 2019

Award season is here and we are breaking down some of the most memorable looks. The fashion stakes were at an all-time high.

Food

Beating binging stigmas

March 6, 2019

The HSE says that binges are often planned in advance, with the individual buying special foods to binge on. The disorder is often easily hidden from those close to the individual as simply putting on weight.