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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Seasonal Affective Disorder – When The Winter Blues Become Something More

Given the state of Irish weather during 95% of the year, it’s not hard to believe that the constant chill looming in the air and almost non-existent sunlight levels are having a negative impact on our daily mood and overall attitude towards life. But what if I told you there was more to it than […]

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Catch Up On Some Beauty Sleep With Lelini #ad

*Disclaimer – While the product mentioned in this post is part of a paid ad collaboration, all views are honest and my own.* Earlier this month, I was gifted with a very luxurious product from recently launched Irish brand, Lelini. The Silk Pillowcase, released in November 2016, is just the first of many pieces to […]

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Things Are Never Quite The Way They Seem

8.42am – I post a picturesque snap on Instagram from my early morning run, of autumn leaves and sunrise, captioned “no better way to start the day”. There’s no mention of how it took me 40 minutes to get out of bed that morning, physically and mentally crippled with anxiety from the very moment I […]

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Minding My Mind – Take Two (Week 1)

Remember in September when I vowed to make some major lifestyle changes and kick my shockingly bad eating habits? Well, just like most things in life, things seldom follow the plan you imagined and I guess you could say I ‘failed’ miserably, but I prefer to look at it as a learning curve. In my […]

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6 Things To Do When You’re Feeling Less Than Okay

We all experience periods in our lives, when nothing seems to go according to plan and even the slightest upsets will have you feeling overwhelmed and shaken. When you’re going through a rough patch, it’s so important to take the time to look after yourself and address your own needs before you tackle anything else. […]

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Getting My First Tattoo

Last month, I finally ticked off a bucket list entry that I’ve been wanting to do for so long – got my first tattoo. I’ve always been a big fan of tattoos and see them as a form of art, but in saying that, I do feel that a tattoo should hold some sort of […]

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