Lifestyle

Why do people think it’s okay to mock the word “autistic”?

Something I have been seeing more and more of is the word "autism" or "autistic" being used in a bad connotation. The word "retard" or "retarded" was frequently used inappropriately, and now it's this. The number of people I have seen calling their friends "autistic" for making a funny face/noise, acting stupidly or generally just… Continue reading Why do people think it’s okay to mock the word “autistic”?

Mindful Magic

Irish ‘Influencers’ have a platform to help Irelands mental health crisis; but they’re not.

A couple of months ago I was watching a vlog by Shani Grimmond. She is an Australian beauty Youtuber with over 1 million subscribers to her Youtube channel alone. Shani recently had a boob job and she made a video on Youtube about it. She looked amazing (but she looked just as amazing before it).… Continue reading Irish ‘Influencers’ have a platform to help Irelands mental health crisis; but they’re not.

Lifestyle · Mindful Magic

Social Media Obsessed: Are we even living in ‘reality’ anymore?

Every morning I aimlessly scroll through Instagram. I look at girls with 'perfect' bodies, hair, skin as they sit on a beach sipping a pina colada. My day hasn't even started yet and already I'm thinking :"Why can't my life be like theirs?" It's Friday night and I'm at a concert, having a great time,… Continue reading Social Media Obsessed: Are we even living in ‘reality’ anymore?