Health

Buying Loose

By Caryl Faye Yulo First of all, I’d like to take this opportunity to say a big “Welcome Back” to all of our readers. I didn’t get a chance to do so in our first edition of the semester so, well, here it is! I’ll be in charge of the recipes/healthy eating section of each edition for this semester. I …


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Mind your mental health 7: Chronic Fatigue

By Aisling O’Connor I had never heard of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome until recently when the Youtuber Emma Blackery made a video about it prior to her own diagnosis. This topic may deviate from the other issues covered here, but it does have huge impacts on the mental health of the sufferer so I believe it’s worth covering. Chronic Fatigue Disorder …


Mind your mental health 6: Social anxiety

  By Aisling O’Connor   Everybody experiences anxiety to a certain degree. It’s perfectly normal to feel nervous meeting new people, doing presentations, trying new things etc. however when does it become too much? Social anxiety includes symptoms such as avoiding social situations, worrying for prolonged periods of time about oncoming events, dread of public speaking or speaking on the …

Darkness into Light Launches UL Committee in Aid of Pieta House

By Jennifer Purcell Darkness into Light (DIL) launched their sub-committee this week in The University of Limerick. The aim of the committee is to get the student body walking from darkness into light in aid of Pieta House on the morning of May 9th. Darkness into Light started in Limerick seven years ago, with 8,000 people taking part in the …

Weight Gain – An Obsession Gone Too Far?

College life isn’t always easy, and trying to balance lectures with socialising, exercising, eating healthily and other commitments can be tough. It seems like in the end that something always gets forgotten, and for me and many other students, it was healthy eating that got the boot. It’s all too easy to throw on a packet of noodles or order …

Insta Fab

Life & Style Editor Michaela Keating spoke to Instagram health and fitness sensation Hazel Wallace AKA The Food Medic to talk all things fitspo! Since the app launched in September 2010, Instagram has become a global success, attracting three hundred million users monthly, with seventy five million users accessing the app on a daily basis. The photo sharing app is a …