The Art of Dream Interpretation

Dreams are images or stories that our minds create when we are asleep. They can occur at any time during sleep, but mainly in the rapid-eye-movement (REM) stage, when brain activity resembles that of being awake.  We spend about six years of our lives dreaming – it is a normal and healthy part of sleeping.Continue reading “The Art of Dream Interpretation”

Feeling Like A Fraud? Here’s Why…

“You’re only as good as your last gig, your last game or your last piece of work.” This phrase rings true for many people, as success can sometimes come at a price. When I wrote my article about toxic relationships, I did not expect it to get the attention it did. Many people reached outContinue reading “Feeling Like A Fraud? Here’s Why…”

The Truth About Toxic Relationships

Toxic relationships are dangerous. They can ruin your self esteem, your happiness and the way you see yourself. These relationships might start out great and then slowly take a turn for the worst. More often than not, victims don’t see it coming. In order to gain a better understanding about the effects of these relationships,Continue reading “The Truth About Toxic Relationships”

The Ugly Truth: PCOS and Endometriosis

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a very common disease which, according to Bon Secours Health System, can cause “period problems, reduced fertility, excess hair growth and acne”. Globally, up to one in ten women suffer with this condition and many are overweight. Treatment includes weight loss (if you are overweight) and lifestyle changes in additionContinue reading “The Ugly Truth: PCOS and Endometriosis”

‘I’m Fine’: Behind The Scenes

An Interview with editor Michael Fitzpatrick. During the pandemic, the demand for mental health and suicide prevention services soared. In February of this year, the Central Statistics Office released their fifth ‘Social Impact of Covid-19’ survey. It stated that of those aged between 18 and 34, almost three quarters of those surveyed (1,621) said theContinue reading “‘I’m Fine’: Behind The Scenes”

Pride in Sport: The LGBTQ+ Community And Sports in Ireland

Sport plays a powerful role in the lives of Irish people, it can be fun, uplifting and sociable. However, this positive side of the sporting world hasn’t been experienced by everyone in this country, predominantly by women and those in the LGBTQ+ community. One can argue that there is a lack of inclusion and diversityContinue reading “Pride in Sport: The LGBTQ+ Community And Sports in Ireland”

Anne-Marie Tomchak: Success, Social Media and ShareJoy

Anne-Marie Tomchak is a journalist, broadcaster and founder of ShareJoy. Her former roles include editor-in-chief at Mashable and digital director at British Vogue. Hailing from Drumlish in Longford, Anne-Marie is an amazing person who has proven to be extremely successful. She is not only an inspiration for any young journalist starting out, but is veryContinue reading “Anne-Marie Tomchak: Success, Social Media and ShareJoy”

Alfonso Films: The Future of Irish Filmmaking

Alfonso Films is comprised of the vibrant female trio: writer Emma Wall, director Claire Byrne and producer Jo Halpin. Emma’s background is in casting while Claire has experience directing short films and in post-production. Jo also has experience in post-production and has worked as an assistant director on multiple shows and film sets. As theContinue reading “Alfonso Films: The Future of Irish Filmmaking”

Social Media Versus Reality

(Before you read this article, it is important to note that I am not a doctor or healthcare professional – This article is based on my experience with social media, my own research and interviews I conducted.) How do we differentiate between social media and real life? Nowadays, it’s very easy for people to compareContinue reading “Social Media Versus Reality”

Don O’Neill: Life, Lockdown And Love

I first met the kind, caring and friendly Irish fashion designer Don O’Neill in 2016, when I was fortunate enough to become a Public Relations intern with his fashion brand ‘THEIA’ in New York City for six months. I recently reached out to Don to catch up and he spoke to me about the momentContinue reading “Don O’Neill: Life, Lockdown And Love”