Lifestyle, Wellbeing

Revisiting My Summer Goals

If you have been following me for a while you know that I had set six goals for the summer. If you don't know that I wrote a post about it in May and you can read it here. This week I want to review them and share some stuff I've learned. One of the… Continue reading Revisiting My Summer Goals

Lifestyle, psychology, Wellbeing

Do Houseplants Promote Wellbeing?

I really like my houseplants. They do make me happy. This summer I have been trying to propagate some of the succulents and I have enjoyed seeing their progress and learning something new. But does that mean that the plants themselves contribute to my wellbeing? Could I replace them with crafts or colouring books? Perhaps… Continue reading Do Houseplants Promote Wellbeing?

health, Lifestyle, Reviews, thoughts & opinion, Wellbeing

Book Review: The Hormone Diaries by Hannah Witton

I had been really looking forward to this book coming out. For those of you who don't know, the Hormone Diaries: the Bloody Truth About Our Periods by Hannah Witton is a book about our lifelong hormone journey from puberty to menopause. Hannah Witton is a Youtuber, who makes videos about contraception, periods, body positivity,… Continue reading Book Review: The Hormone Diaries by Hannah Witton

Just Some Thoughts On:, psychology, student life, thoughts & opinion

What is Sociology?

A few months ago I wrote a post about the 5 most common questions I get asked as a psychology student. I get asked a lot of questions when I say I study psychology because everyone has heard of it. Sociology not so much. I only get asked one question, what is sociology? Sometimes people… Continue reading What is Sociology?

pop culture, Wellbeing

10 Lessons (with quotes) from Pop Culture for When You Need to be Your Own Hero.

Fun fact about me, I collect quotes. Those quotes come from books, poems, TV, movies, sometimes real people. When I hear one that clicks with me I write it in a notebook. Sometimes I draw it. It's probably not a surprise to you that I love words. It doesn't matter if the person saying them… Continue reading 10 Lessons (with quotes) from Pop Culture for When You Need to be Your Own Hero.

student life, thoughts & opinion, Wellbeing

Feeling Like You Have Failed is Not the Same as Failing.

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.

psychology, Reviews, thoughts & opinion, Wellbeing

Book Review: The Anxiety Journal, Corrine Sweet

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

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, 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