Running for Beginners

Once again, your New Years resolution is to start running. And you appear to have come to me for advice. Let me preface this by saying: I am in no way a running expert. I am a begrudging convert to the spo...

Nostalgic Films to get you in the Christmas Mood

Christmas isn't Christmas without copious amounts of chocolate, sweating around the fire in fluffy pjs, and watching classic movies to tap into that nostalgic spirit. We're always stuck on what to watch in my ...

What I learned about self care during the pandemic

I always struggled with the concept of self-care, viewing it as a sort of vacuous, indulgent excuse to buy yourself nice things or hang around in your pjs all day. Being alone with my thoughts was, as it can b...

Classy Christmas cocktails to make at home

Nothing says Christmas like a lovely festive drink! Treat your family and friends to a delicious Christmas cocktail while you snuggle up in front of the TV in a food coma. Snowball Image source: GoodtoK...

A Guide to Surviving Christmas with your Family

For many of us, going to college means moving out. While this may bring its own set of challenges, the increased independence that comes with this first foray into adulthood can be great. However, it's coming ...

Tips to avoid procrastination

Take breaks In secondary school I had a tendency to cram and work for hours in a row without stopping, which quickly led to either intense burnout or long periods of stress-induced procrastination. The adv...

A guide to Dublin’s best cafes

Dublin has a fantastic collection of eclectic cafes, whether you're in need of a cosy study spot, a pick-me-up coffee or a snack between lectures. Here are some of the best places I've discovered in my four ye...

Small Businesses to Support this Black Friday

Black Friday is fast approaching, and we all do love a good shopping spree. This year, why not support some smaller Irish businesses? I've put together a list of some of my favourite Irish shops - whether you'...

The best Christmas events in Dublin this year

Stock up on tinsel, put up those trees and start planning your presents, because December (and, by extension, Christmas) is coming! We’ve compiled a list of some of the most exciting festive events coming up i...