Photo via Pexels Half a year ago, I started Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It’s a grappling martial art used heavily in the UFC that focuses on submitting your opponent on the ground, and I've been hooked ever since I started. I attend four classes a week, and when I can, I go to the open mat on the weekend. It speaks volumes towards Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and martial arts as a whole … [Read more...] about Staying active with Martial Arts
As a woman in her twenties, my interest in skincare products is as high as ever. Since my teenage days, I have become obsessed with treating acne, pigmentation, and overall skin health. Simultaneously, I’ve learned which products made a positive difference and those items which unfortunately caused more damage than good. I’ll focus on my best finds so far. I have learned … [Read more...] about My 3-step skincare routine
2022 was a big year for music. There was the return of many artists who had been quiet since before the pandemic, such as Mitski, Arctic Monkeys, and Kendrick Lamar. Even Kate Bush made a comeback with ‘Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)’, despite its initial release being 1985. Along with Bush there were many pop hits this year with Taylor Swift’s Midnights and Harry … [Read more...] about Top 10 Albums of 2022
Photo via Clodagh Higgins on Twitter Clodagh Higgins is the current Mayor of Galway City (2022-2023) and is a Galway City Councillor for the West Ward representing Salthill, Taylors, Hill, Knocknacarra and Rahoon. She was elected a Fine Gael Councillor to Galway City Council in the local elections in May 2019. She is also a practicing Psychologist and a Peace Commissioner. … [Read more...] about Dylan meets…Clodagh Higgins
Every New Year, we are all encouraged to start afresh and make New Year’s resolutions to better ourselves in the twelve months ahead. Christmas has barely returned to its cardboard boxes when the exercise equipment appears in the supermarkets, and the wellness books are stocked on the shelves of every bookshop. It can make people feel pressured to better themselves … [Read more...] about Is January the best time to make resolutions?