While this article is aimed specifically at students, it is applicable to anyone who frequently feels like they are failing at something. Hey we've all been there! On the 17th of June 2019 at 8 am, I received the results of my third-year exams and I passed everything. The night before in my mind I… Continue reading Feeling Like You Have Failed is Not the Same as Failing.
Last year I heard the Irish rugby player Paul O'Connell speak at a Youth event. He spoke about his success and the assumption that he was just naturally talented. He credits his success to his practice teamwork and commitment to his sport, not natural ability. One of the most prevalent assumptions I hear is that… Continue reading In Our Veins: A Nature vs Nurture Story
Did you know that Girl Down a Rabbit Hole started out as a book review blog? So today you could say we are going back to our roots and reviewing a book. I have been so anxious lately. I think because college finished and now I'm left with all this nervous energy I have nowhere… Continue reading Book Review: The Anxiety Journal, Corrine Sweet
"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.
Chances are you know where this one is going, Lavender oil helps you sleep, everyone knows that, right? I have had insomnia almost my whole life. I don't remember a time I slept easily. Long before adulthood, college and coffee, I have had trouble nodding off. I've tried a lot of stuff and I find… Continue reading An Insomniac’s Guide to Sleep Mist
This is not this weeks post, I mean its this week and I'm posting, but this weeks article will be out Wednesday. But I really wanted to write this and so I am. This is a bonus post. Last week I set up the Girl Down a Rabbit Hole Pinterest page which was one of… Continue reading Summer Goals: 6 Lifestyle Changes I will be Making this Summer
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
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?
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
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