MASSIVE NEWS! We wrote a lil book!!!

We are SO excited to finally share our latest news. Are you ready! For the past few months we’ve been working on the cutest little book called “The Survival Handbook for Girls”. This book is has been lovingly put together by our entire team and beautifully illustrated by our friends at Vitamin Creative. The book

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A love letter to my future self: Anon

I used to think about you every night before I went to sleep. I would draw you in my mind, paying careful attention to each detail, until you were as real to me as the pillow underneath my head. This was my nightly ritual, imagining the person you would be- or an idealised version of

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In Memory of Caroline: Lets All Do Better

Think for a second about our place in time. Billions and billions of lives were lived before we were born. Billions and billions of opportunities to build on those who have come before us. We learned how to crush herbs to heal illness, how to make drugs to stop deaths from infection, how to transplant

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Its International Day of Women and Girls in Science!

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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A Girls Life: By Skye x

Do you remember what life was like when you were a child? Close your eyes and visualise yourself, what do you see? For me, a young girl running through a field, pig tails flying in the breeze and screaming at my best friend that my hair was ‘not ginger, it’s strawberry blonde!’ (it’s gotten darker

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Alone Vs Lonely

We all want to be popular. To be liked. To be included. Society tells us that our value is based on the amount of people we are surrounded by, either in real life, on online in terms of followers, likes and views. That in order to be whole, we need to be half of a

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Why Is My Imaginary Friend Bullying Me? By Ash

When I was small I had an imaginary friend called Jenny. I’m the youngest of 4 girls and my sisters were a good bit older than me and would never play with me so I came up with Jenny. Jenny and I would have tea parties, I’d tell her all of secrets and we would

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A letter to the first guy to break my heart: My Dad

Family stuff happens, and sometimes it hurts. This young lady wrote this letter that she will never send to her Dad, but wanted to get how she felt off her chest. Writing stuff down is a great way to get your head around how you feel, and sometimes helps a little. Dad, I have so

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How to say how you feel…..

Have you caught feelings? Emotions are a huge part of our lives, throughout each day we go through so many highs and lows, from feeling safe in the warmth of the duvet, to the fear of getting out of bed. Delight from seeing a snap from your crush, to heartbreak when he tells you he

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10 Things Us Girls Need To Stop Shaming Each Other For…

Us girls are divils for judging each other. Instead of embracing our differences, we constantly compete to be the prettiest, the smartest, the most popular, the most athletic, the skinniest. When we look in the mirror, we always look at our faults, and therefore, looking for faults in others makes us feel better about ourselves. This

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My Gratitude Habit: By Niamh

I reckon the most common thing we look for in life is happiness. With the buzz of the new year and all the resolutions that are supposed to go with it I wanted to share the best resolution I’ve ever made. I actually think it’s the only one I’ve ever stuck to, and if that

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How To Register to Vote 🗳️

Hey 😊 there’s an election coming, up, as you’ll have noticed as you try to avoid whacking your head off the election posters attached to every lamp post in Ireland at the moment. Ireland has more young voters than we’ve had in a long time, due to the two big refereda that happened over the

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Lets Try Body Neutrality, By Amber

Body, body, body. What comes to mind when you read that word? Perhaps sports, perhaps health, doctors, or perhaps something far more likely: weight. Why? Weight is something girls will become aware of; boys too. Nobody is immune. The best way I can describe diet culture is this : it seeps. Snapchat ads of bellies

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How To Take Care Of Yourself In A World That’s On Fire: By Izzy

So, the world is on fire. Australia’s forests are burning, sea levels are rising, and the ozone layer is crumbling. But in a world where our air is becoming polluted, are our social media feeds also too toxic to handle?   If you are on Instagram you are sure to have the many upsetting images of the Australian bush fires. Pictures of

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Shona’s Goa Diary: Part One

Shona in Goa….Caritas Orphanage for Girls As I come to the end of my amazing time here I wanted to capture the essence from my time volunteering at the orphanage.  There were so many powerful, poignant and priceless moments over my time with the girls I can only hope to give you a flavour. While

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Understaning Asexuality: By Amber

I want to talk about a sexuality that’s largely forgotten about and glossed over – hell, it’s not even in LGBT. Sometimes, it’s written as LGBTIA+. Sometimes. And I know humans are complex beings that have evolved for millions of years – there is far too many sexualities on the spectrum to include them all

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So Whats Counselling like Really? By Emma

Everyone’s experience of counselling is different, but I want to tell you about mine, and what I wish I knew before I started seeing a counsellor. The time between being told by my doctor that I likely have anxiety and should talk to someone and actually going to see a counsellor was very rushed, so

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F*%K New Years Diets: By Libby

“Ships are safer in the harbour but that is not why they are made” We were not put on this earth to lose weight. To be smaller or quieter or to take up less room than we are supposed to. It’s a scary thought. That there is another, dangerously free life out there. A life

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Your 2020 Manifesto

Today marks day one of a new decade. For many of us it feels like the start of a new story, a chance to put past mistakes and trauma behind us, and to start fresh. Instagram is full of promises to lose weight, get fit, find a partner, learn a new language, get an amazing

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