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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How To Start Your Own Blog (And Make A Success Of It)

There are a number of questions I get asked on a regular basis via email/social media, the most common being; (1) how did I get into blogging in the first place, (2) did people judge me, and (3) how do I set myself apart from other bloggers. Whenever I’m asked these sort of questions, I […]

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4 Types Of Bloggers The Industry Really Doesn’t Need

Once you become used to the habits and behaviours of your fellow bloggers, it’s pretty easy to figure out who’s genuinely in it for the love of blogging and who’s reasons are a little less than sincere/worthy of respect. Here’s a list of the main toxic blogger types that I feel are making things that […]

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5 Things Therapy Has Taught Me

The Build Up Late last year, I bit the bullet and did something I probably should have done a long, long time ago –  I booked my first appointment with a therapist. For quite some time before that, I’d been feeling increasingly low, lacking motivation and just generally unstable, not to mention incredibly anxious to […]

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He Wasn’t Asking For It Either

Last month, I published my ‘I Wasn’t Asking For It’ post, where I spoke in great length about my own personal encounters with ‘lad culture’ and why I believe perspectives and ideas surrounding sexual behaviour in today’s society require a major overhaul. That particular post received an incredible response from my readers and was even […]

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Forget Prince Charming & Superman – Why I’ll Always Be My Own Hero

Yesterday, Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston published a fantastically-written piece in the Huffington Post titled ‘For The Record’, in which she discussed the immense pressure put on her by both the media and society, to conform to the ideals that women are somehow incomplete unless they’re ‘spoken for’ or bearing children. Jennifer, who’s now 47, has […]

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Blogging Decoded – The Inside Scoop Into What They’re Not Telling You

Blogging and all its glamour is pretty much taking over the world at this stage, right? Is it really all that perfectly polished and as simple to master as it’s cracked up to be? Absolutely not. There seems to be a lot of misconceptions surrounding the blogging industry at the moment, and also a few […]

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We Aren’t Asking For It – Rape Culture In Irish Society

It’s a Thursday night and she’s in Havanas. Surrounded by friends, she’s having the time of her life. Kygo is blaring from the speakers, she’s dancing, the floor is packed with students just like me, enjoying their college days. She’s made an effort to dress up, not for anyone but herself. Wearing a bodysuit (backless) […]

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