By Marie Coady Blogging has morphed from a hobby you’d use to flesh out your C.V. into a genuine career path. You can’t walk into Easons without coming across a cookbook or essay collection written by someone who made their name through Tumblr, Wordpress, Instagram or YouTube. Internet personalities are more likely than ever to be seen on talk shows or on the pages of glossy … [Read more...] about How to become a top blogger according to NUI Galway alumnus Cinnamon Soul
By Amy McMahon Recreating your favourite stars’ boojie lifestyle on a budget! Starting with Selena Gomez, the Instagram sensation with 141 million followers and counting. This child star turned music mogul is a force to be reckoned with and inspires women everywhere. At only 26 years of age she embodies positivity, compassion and drive. If you want to kickstart your … [Read more...] about Living her best life: Selena Gomez
Blurred photoshopped lines, carefully chosen emojis, self-directed Snapchat movies - the daily task of managing a virtual self is one that we don’t even think too much about anymore because the use of social media is second nature for our generation. Over the past few years we’ve become accustomed to using it, or at the very least seeing it used, in a very particular way. It’s … [Read more...] about Living two lives at once
Not so long ago, I found myself in a funny kind of situation, but not the funny ‘haha’ kind. It was a funny, makes your insides squirm kind. And the thing was, it wasn’t the situation itself, but my reaction to it that made me feel this way. See, I am in a Facebook group chat full of boys, because they just happen to be some of my best friends. They talk about football and … [Read more...] about Selfies and self-worth
When I was twelve I asked Santa for new games for my Nintendo, a few CDs and whatever else was cool in 2010. My younger sister, who turns twelve in two months, recently asked Santa for Flawless foundation brushes, a dupe Kylie Jenner lip kit, a new case for her iPhone and vouchers for Boots so that she could buy even more makeup. I told her it was crazy that she wanted all this … [Read more...] about Insta-ready childhood?