Yoga

How Yoga Changed My Life – My Yoga Journey

Power yoga class. One legged chaturangas have never been so exciting. Over the years, I’ve made several attempts to make yoga “my thing” (add it to the list, why not!). I did my first class when I was around 14, I remember it clearly: yoga wasn’t cool and trendy yet, and I thought the whole […]

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5 Things More Important Than Planning

I’m not gonna lie – it took MAJOR planning to get to New York (and I’m by far anywhere near accomplishing any of my life goals). Visas, work experience, jobs, funds, logistics, foresight, etc. It was extremely draining, and I sacrificed a lot. So yes, sometimes a plan is necessary, but only on rare and […]

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How does Instagram make you feel about your life?

“Does watching other people’s Instagram stories make anyone else feel shit about your life?’” I recently saw this statement pop up on someone’s Instagram story, and it got me thinking. Admittedly, I spend a lot of time on Instagram. I don’t do Twitter, I don’t love Facebook, but I am totally and utterly enthralled by […]

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Fitness

Training for a Marathon after Hip Surgery

No one ever imagines having to one day deal with chronic injury which incapacitates and alters your life in a major way. No one can be prepared to deal with unexpected trauma, or life incidents which throw us in a position where we suddenly have absolutely zero control. This was my reality when my hip […]

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Travel

Why You Need to Travel After University

I previously wrote a post on why you shouldn’t travel after university. Obviously, this isn’t the path I ended up taking! I went traveling straight after university – in fact, I left Ireland the week after my final exam at Trinity, two years ago, and I’ve only been back briefly twice since then. I didn’t […]

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ED Awareness Week – My Story.

Note: This is just my story, I don’t mean to make any judgements, upset, trigger, offend, serve any agenda or push any opinion – just to share my experience and story, and encourage others to know it’s okay to talk openly about their’s too – no matter what the issue. Also I am aware that […]

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New York

New York: Day in the Life

New York, Wednesday, February 21st. 5:30am: Alarm goes off. 5:40am: I get out of bed. It’s okay, been awake since 4:30 anyway. Until 6:10am (no particular order): Pack my bag – asics, sports bra and shorts, water bottle, two small tubs of overnight oats, stevia soda, chargers, mascara, toothbrush & toothpaste, socks. Get dressed – long […]

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5 Self-Care Resolutions for 2018

FOMO just isn’t cool anymore. 2018 and the future is the time of the independents, whose priority is to look after themselves. We’re not sheeple – we are creators, and we can’t constantly drain our creative energies by forcing ourselves into uncomfortable situations, by knocking ourselves down or not following our passions. So here are […]

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Have You Forgotten Your Dreams?

Remember the tunnel vision you had as a kid? You knew yourself so well, you knew your needs, regardless of your surrounding environment, so sure in your dreams, excited for the chance to realise them one day, listening to their gentle guidance at every turn. Oblivious to any distractions, just going along your path. Real […]

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