The Girl Who Made Periods Cute…

Nobody likes talking about periods. Period. They may not be fun, but they’re for sure nothing to be ashamed of. And the more we talk about them, the more empowered we are to deal with issues such as menstruation. Californian artist, Annie Wong wanted to shift the stigma and turn periods into something positive, and

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Kesha Celebrates LGBT Love in her New Video

You guys know how much we love Kesha. We have mentioned it once or twice. For her new music video ” “I Need a Woman to Love Me,” Kesha, who has been an ally of the LGBT community since forever, actually legally officiated a lesbian wedding. The couple; Lindsay and Dani had a beautiful day filled

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Book Club: The Colour Purple

Last month our book club chose ‘The Color Purple’ by Alice Walker to be the first book that we read. We chose it because it seemed perfect to bring us together and discuss the storyline along with the fact that we were all kinda looking for something inspiring. It is also extremely talked about when

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The Amazing Story of Maya Angelou: Streetcar Conductor.

Maya Angelou has had a profound effect on so many of us. Her poems, songs, books and speeches have lifted the hearts and minds of so many. Oprah herself considered Maya to be a mentor and called her “Mother”. Before Maya passed away in 2014 aged 86, she told Oprah the amazing story of how

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Jameela Jamil Wants To Know What You Weigh??

If you watch “The Good Place” on Netflix, you will already be familiar withe the be-oootiful and talented Jameela Jamil. The English actress, presenter and model has just launched a unique Instagram account called “I Weigh” after a post she shared on her personal account last month was applauded by pretty much everyone who saw

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When your body just won’t co-operate: By Naoishe

My name is Naoishe and I’m 22.  When I was 16 I went to France with my family for transition year. I loved languages and settled in really well. I was playing tennis, swimming, doing yoga, cycling through the French vineyards and going to the beach with my new French friends. Life was great! I

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Meet Our New Book Club Leaders….

Its World Book Day! If you love to read, as we do, you will know how addictive a good book can be, how it can take you away from your problems and immerse you in lives, places and cultures far beyond your own. In 2017 a group of teenagers from Waterford organised “The Lit” the

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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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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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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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Womens March 2018: All The Best Speeches

January 2017 saw hundreds of thousands of protesters walk the streets of every major city in the US to take a stand against Trump’s presidency. The men, women and children peacefully ensured their voices were heard, mostly through the most genius signs you’ve ever seen. Much as we don’t agree with Trump, in any sense

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Book Review: The Power, by Naomi Alderman

  The Power by Naomi Alderman is something completely different to what I usually read, because it is completely different to what most of the world reads. It is set in a world in which all the women have the power of being able to control electricity and men cannot. It’s a weird gender reversal.

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All About Gratitude: By Niamh

I reckon the most common thing we are looking for in life is happiness.   With 2018 just around the corner and 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

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20 Book Quotes from your Childhood to Feed your Soul

When you think about it, many of the things we read, watch and listen to as kids shape us into the people we become. Reading expands the minds and allows us access to other countries, cultures, times and people. We had a look back at some of our favourite kids books and found some amazing

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Books: Why I love “We Should All Be Feminists”, By Joy

Nothing brings more Joy to our friend Joy than books. Currently studying for her leaving cert, she has taken some time out to read some books and review them for us. First up, our all time favourite: “We should all be Feminists” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie…. This book had way more meaning than its 50

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5 Ways to Snap Yourself out of a Stinky Mood

U OK HUN? We all have bad days, you woke up happy and then a couple of things happen one after another and all of a sudden your mood has taken a turn for the worse. The milk was off in your coco-pops, the bus was late and you left your homework on the kitchen

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Who is Rosie the Riveter?

Everyone knows the iconic ‘Rosie The Riveter’ picture., the inspirational poster from the American government that encouraged women to enter the workforce during World War 2. The poster fast became a cultural icon and one of the most famous feminist symbols of the war era. Over the years the photo has been recreated by many

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