What To Say Instead of ‘I’m Fine’ When You’re Not Fine..

Most of us suck at asking for help. We’re not sure if that’s a girl thing, an Irish thing, or a human thing. Asking for help with our mental health is a whole other level of nope. “I’m fine, everything’s just peachy, thanks for asking.” According to Clinical psychologist John Mayer, this is often because

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11 Rupi Kaur Poems To Squeeze You In The Feels…

When you’re feeling low, or unsure, or lost, or broken, and you need the universe to send you a sign, 99.9% of the time, a Rupi Kaur poem will show up in your Instagram feed and you will wonder how she knows and understands your soul on a cellular and cosmic level. At 25, Rupi

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Emma Gonzalez Proves That One Voice Can Create Change

As young people, we so often feel that there is little we can do to change the problems we see in the world around us. They are just so BIG and COMPLICATED. Where do we even start? Over the weekend, an 18 year old American high school student provided a masterclass in how to channel

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Maybe She’s Born with it, Maybe Its the Breast Cancer Gene

As a twenty two year old I will readily admit that there is a lot to life I have yet to figure out. With the help of my parents I have made my way through the education system and have recently graduated from university. I have enjoyed adventures in over twenty countries and hope to

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Stuff You Need To Quit For Lent: By Eboni

Whether religion is your bag or not, Eboni has a list of things we should think about giving up for Lent. Well, forever actually, but lets start with Lent….. Negative thoughts – Especially about yourself. There will literally always be a positive in every negative situation, and it’s within your power to find it. Where

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Our Favourite Quotes About Love

  Its Valentines Day!! We’re all feeling the love today here at TSP. For us today isn’t just about romantic love, but love for your friends, your family, your fellow humans and the world around you. However, the most important relationship you’ll ever have, is with yourself. Fall in love with yourself, all day, every

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8 Habits That are Damaging Your Brain

Routines may be boring at times, but for some of us, they help us to plan, and stop us from stressing to much about how our day is going to pan out. Also, our brains have, quite frankly, enough to be dealing with. All of those routines become habits, and some are good, but some

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Sophie Meets: Laylah Beattie

Laylah Beattie is a Dublin-based writer and model. She is currently undergoing a gender transition while modelling, maintaining a busy social life, producing YouTube videos and trying her best to live the life of a young person. Late last year, she appeared on The Late Late show along with Caitlin Jenner, who said that she looked

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How To Handle The Haters

When someone confronts us, or picks on us, our instinct is usually to either get upset and feel small, or to see red and retaliate. For example, one of the most common ‘insults’ us girls throw around is is the age-old, go-to: “You Love Yourself” How would you react to this, or any other bitchy comment?

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Its International Day of Girls and Women in Science!! Woop!

Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science! History is a funny thing. In school, it feels like history is a dead subject, a series of static, solid facts that are the absolute version of the truth. In that sense it probably feels a bit like science to some people. Fact #1: Both History

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Ask the GP: Are My Boobs Normal?

How long do we spend looking at our boobaloobas in the shower and wondering if they are normal? We asked our resident GP, Dr Sharon O’Donnell to answer some of the questions that we are often afraid to ask… Boobs, jugs, knockers, tits, mammary glands- whatever you call them your breasts are yours to keep

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Today, We celebrate 100 years of Votes

Today the women of Ireland and the UK celebrate 100 years since we were give the right to vote. Well, some of us did. When the Representation of the People Act in 1918 became law on February 6th 1918, it initially only applied to women over 30 who owned land, or were educated, but it was

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3 Reasons to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

  The comfort zone is a lovely, toasty, snuggly place. Why would anyone ever want to leave? We love to know what’s what and who’s who. Why try new things when you know exactly what you like and what you don’t like, ammirite? Because, stepping outside of the comfort zone is the key to identifying

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The ‘F’ Word: By Katie

At the moment, I am writing a speech for the upcoming TEDxBallybofey which I have been asked to speak at. The theme is ‘Beyond Borders’ I am talking about the borders concerning gender. So it has got me thinking, why is feminism such a dirty word? I am a FEMINIST and I am not embarrassed

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How Sarah Doyle Learned to Love her Body

On Saturday last, Life Coach and Author, Sarah Doyle spent the day delivering her Empowered Women workshop to a packed room of women. Just afterwards, she launched her beautiful new book “Be Your Own Best Friend“. Its hard to believe that for ten years, Sarah struggled with a hidden eating disorder, and that she has

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How to Flip Your Perspective…

We don’t know who wrote this piece but it shows how sometimes we should try to see a perspective other than the one that we think is right. We should allow ourselves to consider that we might be mistaken. Perhaps, being wrong allows an alternative understanding of a situation to emerge, one that may cause us far

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Therapy’s for Dopes Innit: By Kelly Roberts

So, how was therapy today Kelly? “Do you know what? I got in there right and there was this total plonker in his Granddad’s cardigan and what looked like Cornish pasties on his feet sat down right  and I thought, ‘Errr…look at his mush! He should be up in the attic playing with his train

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Hands: A Coming Out Story

Alana Daly Mulligan is a spoken word artist, a filmmaker, an activist, an actress, a student, a Shona Ambassador and an all round legend. Today, she has shared her latest work, “Hands”, a spoken word film and coming out story. She says:  So in the spirit of new year, new me, I am very excited

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