My Journey With Depression (So Far)

Firstly, if you’ve gotten this far, I want to thank you. Because if you’ve at least clicked on this link, it means you either*; (A) feel passionately about mental health, just like myself or (B) feel you need to gain a better understanding of mental health stigma and its effects. *Of course, you could just […]

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5 Hero Products That You Can Actually Afford

            Are you sick of hearing bloggers banging on about game changing products that are just way too far out of your price range to afford? Here’s 5 of my ‘hero products’ that will suit every budget!     Catrice Liquid Camouflage High Coverage Concealer Retailing at 4.50, this concealer […]

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The Physical Effects Of Mental Illness

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post and in all honestly, that’s primarily down to feeling pretty sh*t in myself these last few weeks/months. When I hit a ‘bad patch’, my creativity is one of the first aspects of my persona that is effected, basically the worst type of writers’ block possible. […]

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#MentalMondays Anna Meehan – Dealing With Pregnancy/Postnatal Anxiety

I have a lot of mixed emotions about writing this piece. I have started, stopped, deleted, re-written and gone off track about ten times over, so here is my final attempt. It’s quite a sensitive topic and not everyone will be able to relate to my experience personally but for those who can in any […]

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How I Edit My Photos

When it comes to blogging, followers often question transparency and how ‘real’ the life that social media influencers choose to share with them actually is, in particular with photos shared on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. How far is too edited? Is there a different between editing a photo and photoshopping it? Is photo editing deceitful […]

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My Citywax Experience

    For the past few months I’ve been collaborating with the fabulous ladies at Citywax, putting a number of their most popular treatments to the test. As always, collab or not, I’ll only ever post a 100% honest review of any product/service I try out, so I’ve waited until now to share my thoughts […]

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Mental Health & Break Ups

Have you ever woken up, the morning after a traumatic event, a grievance, a breakup, and for a split second when you first open your eyes, still semi-consciously oblivious, you assume everything is as it should be? I call this a ‘Utopian Second’, that flash of blissful ignorance before ‘it’ – reality – hits you, […]

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Why I No Longer Drink Alcohol

*Disclaimer* My views expressed in this post are purely based on my own knowledge and experience of alcohol. In no way am I trying to change people’s attitudes towards drinking, but more provoke thought/conversation about an aspect of socialising that has a prevalent presence in Irish society. The day after this post is published, I’ll […]

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My Top Tips For Hitting The End Of Year Sales

It’s that time of year again. As soon as the utter chaos of hunting down last-minute Christmas presents comes to an end, we’re met by the even crazier end of year sales. After a hectic few weeks of festive preparations, it’s easy to take on that “feck it, I’ll treat myself” attitude, which of course […]

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