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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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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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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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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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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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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Why Kesha’s Grammy Performance is Everything

There clearly won’t be an awards show in 2018 that won’t have a strong statement to show that the females are reclaiming their power in the entertainment industry. This is important for all of us, as hopefully the effects of this cultural shift will spread far and wide, so all of us will reap the

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Roses of Tralee go Makeup and Filter free 🌹

We need a bit of balance on our social media feeds. The highlight and contour is all well and lovely, but sometimes we need a little perspective. That’s why we love that the 2017 Roses of Tralee have formed a collective, and shown their beautiful bare faces to the world, in a bid to remind

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When Eboni Met Felispeaks

Nigerian born, and Longford raised, spoken word artist Felispeaks is talented, exciting, opinionated, articulate and original. Her poems are beautiful, and she delivers them with such intention that you can’t help but sit up and listen. For too long in Ireland we have just done what we always do. Our options in terms of how

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ICYMI: When Your Panic Attacks Have No Chill

This post was originally shared abut 18 months ago. Having worked really hard, spoken to a professional, and with the support of her family and friends, Alannah is now doing really great. She’s in 1st year in college, having loads of fun and loving life, in spite of it all…. Alannah suffers from panic attacks.

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This “This is me” Video is What Your Heart Needs Right Now…

We always assume that the stars have it all figured out. Fearless, confident, talented, gifted, we could never do that, right? We just came across a clip of Keala Settle rehearsing our favourite song from our favourite film of 2018, “The Greatest Showman and proving that if we want to succeed, we need to feel the

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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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5 Ways to Up Your Feminist Game This Year

2017 was an big year for women all over the world. 2018 looks to be even bigger. Its all kicking off big style. Viva la revolution! In the US Trump’s presidency sparked discontent, discussion and protest. Conversations about consent and the language we use around sexual assault are taking place in classrooms, workplaces, and homes.

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Guest Post: Is The Beauty Industry Bad or Good?

The beauty industry gets a bad rap these days. But is it a good or a bad thing? We asked Gemma Fitzpatrick from the Beauty Boudoir to tell us what she thinks. Rather than write a guest post, she preferred to make a Vlog to share her view, and discuss the pro’s and the con’s.

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Megan Spreads her Wings 🕊️🕊️🕊️

Five years ago, Megan was diagnosed with an eating disorder. At the time she was very, very ill, and she faced a long battle to get well again. When we started The Shona Project in 2016, Megan was one of the first to sign up as an ambassador, and has shared her story (Here, here,

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You guys, Oprah just Out Oprah’d Oprah…

SOOOOO much happened at the Golden Globes last night, we can hardly contain ourselves. From the all black “Times Up” dress code, Saoirse winning best actress and ‘E!’ getting called out live on air for the pay gap. In fact, the whole “girl power” atmosphere was on point and sent a powerful message that a change

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Misty Copeland’s letter to her 13 Year Old Self…

As the first ever African American female principle dancer of the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copland takes her role as a ground breaker and role model very seriously. Watch her move like a literal angel here. Recently, she wrote a letter to her 13 year old self on the topic of beauty for Glamour magazine.

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