Lifestyle, thoughts & opinion, Wellbeing

The Humble Music Player, the Self Care Tool You Didn’t Know You Needed.

"Space, the Final Frontier" On Friday I had a particularly long journey to make. From where I live, between two buses plus the wait (they are ALWAYS late in Ireland), the journey one way was two and a half hours and the same back home in the evening. Whenever I commute or travel, I listen… Continue reading The Humble Music Player, the Self Care Tool You Didn’t Know You Needed.

psychology, thoughts & opinion

Buying the Picture, Not just the Frame

Today I made a very important purchase, a new toothbrush. Stick with me, I promise there's a point to this! Using them every day doesn't negate their importance to our bodies or the importance of their impact on the environment. I am sure all of you responsible owners of teeth know that a toothbrush is… Continue reading Buying the Picture, Not just the Frame

psychology, thoughts & opinion

Are You “Shoulding” on Yourself?

What should you be doing today? I'm not even going to list all the things I "should" be doing. But that's not what I want to talk about anyway, what I want to talk to you about is how you feel about what you "should" be doing. Everyone loves to tell everyone what they should… Continue reading Are You “Shoulding” on Yourself?

psychology, student life, thoughts & opinion

The 5 most common questions I get asked as a psychology student

I am a 3rd-year psychology student. In fact, I am a psychology and sociology student but most people only ask me about psychology. In Ireland Honors degrees are 4 years long so I have one more to go. I think as a field, psychology is more high profile and the popularity of pop psychology and… Continue reading The 5 most common questions I get asked as a psychology student

thoughts & opinion

We Need to Talk about Emojis

Actually, we need to talk about a lot more than emojis, so now that you're here. I need you to do something for me first, think about what a friend is to you. Likely you have an idea, your own personal definition that varies from person to person. Now I want you to open your… Continue reading We Need to Talk about Emojis

Lifestyle, student life, thoughts & opinion

I Went to a Consent Workshop – Here’s What I Learned

Image: "Bed Sheets Pillows" by StockSnap on PixabayA consent workshop is a space where you can go and discuss with a group, overseen by a facilitator what constitutes sexual consent. Now I have people in my life who I love dearly, who will read this and ask why? Are you confused about what consent is?… Continue reading I Went to a Consent Workshop – Here’s What I Learned

Art, Lifestyle, thoughts & opinion, Uncategorized

What is an Art Journal?

  When I tell people that art journaling is one of my hobbies, their first question is "what is that?" When I tell them, they say "Oh I couldn't do that, I'm not creative." I'm not joking everyone says that. I tell them that humans were probably creating art before they could do maths and… Continue reading What is an Art Journal?