Isabel Gleeson: A week in my wardrobe
Isabel Gleeson: A week in my wardrobe

Isabel Gleeson

A modest extension has created a feeling of light and spaciousness in this Balbriggan semi-d
A modest extension has created a feeling of light and spaciousness in this Balbriggan semi-d

Megan Burns

Inside the scam of the fake ‘Irish heiress’ still swindling people out of thousands of dollars
Inside the scam of the fake ‘Irish heiress’ still swindling people out of thousands of...

Sarah Finnan

Oversized collars to refresh your spring wardrobe
Oversized collars to refresh your spring wardrobe

Sarah Finnan

The best mismatched rainbow nails on Instagram for your next appointment
The best mismatched rainbow nails on Instagram for your next appointment

Holly O'Neill

Community Shoot: Meet the Business Club members
Community Shoot: Meet the Business Club members

Leonie Corcoran

This spacious five-bedroom Cork City home is on the market for €1.1million
This spacious five-bedroom Cork City home is on the market for €1.1million

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What to bake this weekend: Coffee and walnut pavlova with coffee-poached pears
What to bake this weekend: Coffee and walnut pavlova with coffee-poached pears

Graham Herterich

This Victorian redbrick in Ranelagh has been refreshed with pops of colour and bespoke storage
This Victorian redbrick in Ranelagh has been refreshed with pops of colour and bespoke storage

Megan Burns

11 cute and quirky wedding venues near Dublin
11 cute and quirky wedding venues near Dublin

Shayna Sappington

Vulnerability on social media
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How vulnerable is too vulnerable online?


by Victoria Stokes
16.02.22

Even the most emotionally robust among us have fallen victim to a bout of social-media induced comparisonitis, especially when it comes to comparing our lives to those of the people ‘closest’ to us. With celebs sharing their low moments across more and more, should we join them or is that opening us up to ridicule or scepticism?

Open your Instagram app and within a few short minutes, you may very well want to click back out again. Whether you’re consumed with envy over a colleague’s recent post or feeling slighted by a pic from an influencer’s trip to Dubai, social media can be a trigger for your deepest insecurities and even the most emotionally robust among us have surely fallen victim to a bout of social-media induced comparisonitis.   But recently a strange...

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