It’s been 11 weeks since I left my Times Square office, got the subway back to my apartment, and stayed here. It’s been 77 days quarantining in my downtown New York abode, working from home with no human contact ever since my roommate left to escape the city. Back in February, I watched a video… Read More Quarantining Alone in Manhattan
Each year that I am away from home, and everything I’ve ever known, is new. It brings a new experience, new lessons, and new loves. I moved from Dublin to New York City on November 5th, 2016. A full year prior I had called USIT in the carpark of my home gym asking what I would need to… Read More Celebrating Three Years in NYC: At Home In Manhattan?
I wish I didn’t have to refer to the podcast as a ‘passion project’ (because that’s all I’m hearing nowadays) but that is truly what it is for me. I’ve been thinking about this a year, and actually doing something about it for the past 10 months. The tiny bits and pieces it takes to… Read More I’ve Launched a Podcast!!
During a flying visit to Manhattan, my Mam – a psychotherapist specializing in anxiety – answered a Q+A on my Instagram stories, helping you with anxiety/panic attack related queries. After the surge of DM’s, my Mam also shared these easy to read books that she recommends for those of you hoping to understand and take… Read More A Real-Life Psychotherapist (my Mam) Recommends These Anxiety Self-Help Books
Travel tips for NYC is definitely one of my most asked questions on Instagram, and even though I’ve been living in New York for the past two and half years, I don’t really do go into tourist mode quite often. That said, I have a good grasp on navigating the city; from getting from A… Read More Tips & Ideas For a Short Trip to NYC
We all know it. Instagram and social media in general can give us a headache from time to time. Whether you’re just sharing families snapshots or in it to make a living, Instagram opens up doors that we don’t see in day to day life. Comparisons between families, money, bodies, careers, vacations happen with every scroll of… Read More This is What Happened When I Deleted Instagram
Most mornings, I am up before 6 AM and have the runners laced up ready to go. I’ve been “running” for about five years now and honestly, I am not great at it. I don’t run competitively because it puts the fear of God in me. Even though I would run 10km on a Tuesday morning,… Read More My Tips to Become Better at Running
It’s not being negative if it’s the truth, right? When I moved to New York, over two years ago, I knew the city would be rough and ready but I didn’t know in what way. Although I visited New York a number of times before my move in 2016, holiday time here is a sharp… Read More What No One Tells You About Living in New York
I detest the new year and the ‘new year, new you’ BS that comes with it, but there is something to be said for coming back after taking some time off and how refreshing that feels. I know most people typically take a chunk of vacation time at the end of the year, but for… Read More Why I Hate Taking Time Off
After I delved into my journey with hypothyroidism, I vowed to write more about thyroid-related issues, but I failed to keep it up. Though this post is relative to all dry-skin-sufferers, it may be especially helpful to those with an underactive thyroid who know all too well that keeping dry skin at bay is an… Read More Thyroid Problems: 5 Products For Really Dry Skin