Nightly Checklist: A Guide For Getting Your School Routine Back

Going to secondary school is very exciting – there is a new building, uniform, new friends, teachers and lots of opportunities to try new subjects and activities. But all this can be a bit daunting. This year it’s even more confusing, after months off and new rules due to the pandemic, we’ll all be feeling

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The Importance of Being Creative by Aoife

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been an artistic person. Even as a little girl, I was never as much in my element as I was with crayons in my hand, doodling fairies and flowers and princesses to my heart’s content. As I grew older, my subjects grew more diverse, but I’ve still

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Ask Steph: I Feel So Overwhelmed

Hi Steph, I’m not sure if you can help or not…every few days I get really overwhelmed and I’m not able to cope. Some days I’m fine but then I get days where my mind is just racing, thinking of everything that’s wrong, with me and my life (and the world sometimes too) and I

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When I Grow Up…

What a stoopid question. How many times were you asked this question before you could tie your own shoelaces? And what was your answer? As little girls our options were pretty limited; a nurse, a teacher, a vet… Hands up if you ever answered, “Well Auntie Bridín, my interest in the erosion of the polar

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Coming out for Beginners, by a Beginner

Dear Little Questioning Beauty on the Other End of the Internet, So, it seems you may have stumbled on this post looking for answers and tips on how to come out, how to be queer out loud-we’ll get to that. There is no doubt that the next few years of your life will see you

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Shona Meets: Greta Streimikyte

We have always mentioned that our impact is only as a result of the love and support that we receive from our followers. What some of you may not know is that we have some pretty amazing women that follow and support us too. We decided we would like to introduce you to some of

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Happy Happenings Jar 🥰

You take out your phone to have a “quick” scroll through TikTok and all of a sudden its four hours later, you’re in the pitch dark and you’re wondering where the time went. We’re all a little bit guilty of this. But, you get to see some amazing things on TikTok and this post is

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Ask Steph: I Don’t Have A Best Friend, Can You Help?

Dear Steph,  I’m really worried about going back to school. Lockdown meant I lost time with friends in school and not being able to hang out lots means that I don’t really have a best friend. Could you help? How do I deal with it when I can’t figure out how to make friends? And

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Be Selfish and Choose You

We’ve all seen the posts/memes online about being so stressed that you are stressing about things before there are even things to stress about. Well, that’s me, every day. Sometimes I can hold it together and other days, I fall apart at the seams. But slowly but surely, I am learning to manage it. I

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Rochelle Humes Opens Up About Her Experience With Racism

In an emotional discussion with her husband Marvin, Rochelle Humes opens up about her experiences with racism for a new TV Show. In a heartbreaking statement, Rochelle revealed that she used to scrub her legs until they were red because of the racial abuse she received. The new Channel 4 show “The Talk” aired last

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Shona Meets: Trish Archer

We have always mentioned that our impact is only as a result of the love and support that we receive from our followers. What some of you may not know is that we have some pretty amazing women that follow and support us too. We decided we would like to introduce you to some of

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Some of the Best Female TV Friendships ❤

With today being International Friendship Day, we thought it was only right if we mentioned some of the best TV friendships that will withstand the test of time. These friendships melted our hearts and showed us what it really is like to have those very special people that will love and support you always 🥰

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Meet Laura!

Meet our new Head of Marketing and Storytelling Laura Wall. In late 2019, The Shona Project team arrived were given an opportunity to pitch to a big PR firm and tell them all about our work. The pitch went so well, we came away with an actual whole new person! Laura is a brilliant bundle

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19 things I’ve Learned In 19 Years – by Skye

This week, we caught up with one of our amazing ambassadors Skye. She recently turned 19 and decided she was going to make a list of 19 things she has learned in 19 years. Check out what she had to say…   1 If you spend your whole life worrying about what other people think

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So You Had A Bad Day? – By Emma

The past few months have been hard for everyone, so it’s completely understandable that we’ve all had some bad days, or just felt a bit low in general. With that in mind, I want to share with you some of the things that I do when I’m feeling down – some are self-care, some are

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The Shona Project’s Summer Schools For Girls

Having time off school can get boring, especially this year with the extra few months you got off school.  For us, summertime is the perfect opportunity to try something new. The Shona Project wants to give the girls of Waterford an inspirational and empowering week they will never forget. We will give them opportunities to

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Some Of Our Favourite GIFs We Just Had To Share

  I’m going to make a bold statement, but GIFs are truly the best thing since sliced bread. I think it’s just the way they can be used in so many different ways. We chose these GIFs as some of our favourites because some are silly, some are so accurate and some just make you

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