This beautiful lakeside cottage in Co Donegal is on the market for €250,000
This beautiful lakeside cottage in Co Donegal is on the market for €250,000

Sarah Finnan

Life as a night nurse: ‘Parents are beginning to realise this isn’t just a service for the wealthy’
Life as a night nurse: ‘Parents are beginning to realise this isn’t just a service...

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Fancy a fixer-upper? Here are four cottages on the market for under €95,000
Fancy a fixer-upper? Here are four cottages on the market for under €95,000

Sarah Finnan

Festival fashion: Crocs, crochet and the unexpected rise of dryrobes
Festival fashion: Crocs, crochet and the unexpected rise of dryrobes

Sarah Finnan

Joe Alwyn’s voice in ‘Conversations with Friends’ is the new Connell’s chain
Joe Alwyn’s voice in ‘Conversations with Friends’ is the new Connell’s chain

Lauren Heskin

This charming wisteria-adorned cottage in Co Kerry is on the market for €239,000
This charming wisteria-adorned cottage in Co Kerry is on the market for €239,000

Sarah Finnan

How I found the one bikini I look forward to wearing
How I found the one bikini I look forward to wearing

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This charming three-bedroom cottage in Donegal is on the market for €300,000
This charming three-bedroom cottage in Donegal is on the market for €300,000

Lauren Heskin

Dressing for your dream job interview, according to a fashion expert
Dressing for your dream job interview, according to a fashion expert

Marie Kelly

This sweet country cottage with a picket fence and private garden is on the market for €310,000
This sweet country cottage with a picket fence and private garden is on the market...

Sarah Finnan

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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