Valentine’s Day: A Lockdown Gift Guide

Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day with your partner or in separate houses this year, I have compiled a list of gifts to inspire you this Valentine’s Day! With 14 days until the big day, let this be your reminder to get ordering in the coming days if you are splurging on the ‘net. Shop locally…

Valentines Day 2021: How To Celebrate From Home

Whether you’ve been together two months or two decades, it’s no secret that Valentines Day can be extremely stressful. One would say that this year is even more stressful than others. Knowing that we’re in a level 5 Lockdown means that Valentines Day 2021 is going to be incredibly different to other years. No romantic…

The Last Minute Christmas Present Guide

Long time no chat! My presence online really did retire over the last few months. But I’m back with a bang after HIGH demand. Lots of my followers requested a Last Minute Christmas Present Guide, so here we are. Below, I have listed a range of different gifts: both Irish local brands and in some…

Turning 25: 12 Months Since My Last Annual Update

A year ago, I wrote a blog post about turning 24. My blog post, labelled “Being 23, and turning 24” scoped my life as a 23 year old and all I’d learned in a year. I gave immense insight into my life after University, and how I was struggling with my mental health. I’d just…

Battling Anxiety: Covid-19

I’ve been housebound for a week, and alone for 3. I haven’t had physical contact with friends in nearly a month, and spend most of my time at the beach. It’s within 2 kilometres of my home, the limit we’ve been told we can walk to from home. Having said that, I am extremely lucky…

VEGANUARY 2020: A Roundup

I recently took part in Veganuary, a months trial of becoming Vegan. I initially decided to get involved in Veganuary as I have a fond love for animals, and I wished to alternate my diet for personal health reasons. I’d heard from numerous people that becoming vegan would improve my gut, so I was willing…

Living With Emetophobia

When I was just ten years old, I went through a period which at the time, I believed to be a phase. A phase which exhibited fear like no other, when eating or drinking. One day, while eating my dinner, I choked on a small piece of potato, and within seconds, I was triggered. I…

Relationships & Anxiety

I recently read a post by a young woman my age who gave insight into her personal life, living with a mental illness. She spoke about being in a relationship. She explained the in’s, the outs, the love and the doubts. It reminded me so much of my own life, living with anxiety. Not only…

A Little Goes A Long Way: World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day, and although I’ve shared an abundance of tales on why your mental health takes number one priority on a day to day basis, I wish to write about the in-depth importance on checking in with those around you. Yesterday, I went to see Joker in cinema. The film highlights…

Starting University: A Freshers Guide

It’s been well over a year since I completed university, and since finishing, I’ve had endless amount of time to reflect on my time as a student. As someone who was clueless when starting university, I look back and wish that I’d had someone to guide me from the get go. I don’t mean a…