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Is There Any Benefit To Giving Up Coffee?

Before starting college, I had never been much of a coffee drinker. Perhaps I’d enjoy the odd mocha, or some syrup-laden frothy concoction, but the majority of café visits consisted of a hot chocolate order (always with marshmallows and whipped cream.) So it was a little surprising how quickly my …

Are We Overusing The Term Gaslighting?

In 2018, the term ‘gaslighting’ was voted one of the year’s most popular words by the Oxford University Press. Since, its usage has only soared, with a continuous increase in Google searches and a general, noticeable infiltration into common online discourse. It would be difficult to read through the comment …

How to Deal with Gym Anxiety

Whether you’re planning a trip away or are braving the possibilities of heat on home soil, for many of us, the anticipation of summer also comes with the desire to add some tone to otherwise unexposed body parts. Perhaps you’ve ran through one too many home workouts, you require an …

Uncovering Street Art in Belfast

‘We used to have one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in Europe,’ a red-haired woman tells nearby passengers as Dublin’s industrial northside chugs behind us. Is this true? A quick Google tells you that yes, twenty years ago, Northern Ireland did have one of the highest incidences of live …

How to Cope with Toxic Positivity on Social Media

Positive mind, positive life, positive vibes. Be you. Protect your aura, don’t let anyone bring you down. Everyone with an Instagram account is all too familiar with the plethora of positivity quotes that tend to appear like ingratiating, pastel-coloured reminders throughout your story-tapping. Often printed in a gentle, flowery script …

Why is Manifesting so Popular?

In 2020, the number of searches made over the concept of manifestation skyrocketed, with its immense, newfound popularity eventually even lending itself to meme-ification. A once- niche, New Age movement, it had been swiftly swept up by the mainstream. As of now, the hashtag “manifesting” has almost fifteen billion views …