Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited chronic disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system of about 1,200 children and adults in Ireland. A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections. It also obstructs the pancreas … Continue reading Living with Cystic Fibrosis
Long distance relationships are a thing; sometimes you can't avoid them but just because you have begun a long distance relationship, you shouldn't think that it is destined for failure. My girlfriend Ayo and I have been in a relationship for roughly a year and a half now and we have known each other for … Continue reading How long distance relationships can be successful (Q&A)
Recently I came across an article that was entitled, 'Why are young people not succeeding in today's world?', and I thought to myself, I view this in the complete opposite way. The article (https://lifehacks.io/why-young-people-are-not-succeeding/) does have a valid point which I will go into in a little more detail but in my opinion, the world … Continue reading Social Media: Good or bad for young people’s success?
Right now if you take a look at any early 2019 NBA mock drafts you'll find Zion Williamson, R.J. Barrett and Cam Reddish near the top of the board. When the three Duke freshman decided to commit to the same university it was big news. The nations top three high school prospects all joining the … Continue reading NBA Draft 2019: Players that can spoil a Duke 1,2,3
2019 is well underway but there are undoubtedly a huge number of people who have already given up on their New Years resolutions, the easiest to give up on being your health. It's very easy to binge drink, binge eat or just never stop eating. Sugary, processed foods are a dieting person's worst nightmare and … Continue reading Why your scales can be a false friend
In the NBA there are three types of teams: those that are challenging for the championship or at least hoping for a deep playoff run, those that are tanking (or are just so bad it looks like they are) and those that are in the middle of the pack, biding their time to figure out … Continue reading The most overpaid NBA players
Following UFC 231 in Toronto, in which current undisputed featherweight champion Max Holloway dismantled the previously undefeated Brian Ortega, the debate of who is the greatest featherweight of all time has really heated up. Last Saturday, Max Holloway once again displayed his incredible striking and finishing ability after defeating Brian Ortega via TKO at the … Continue reading Who is the greatest UFC featherweight of all time?
Shane McGannon interviews Irish rap artist UPPBEAT about the changing attitude towards mental health in hip-hop and the importance of an open dialogue. Mental health has become one of the most prominent topics of discussion in modern day hip-hop with artists opening up about their own mental health issues and their personal struggles, including battles … Continue reading The growing acceptance of mental health in hip-hop
As a native speaker of English, I have now lived in Milan, Italy for just over three months and no, I am not fluent in Italian. Far from it. I will go into some more detail about reasons why I have failed to pick up the language so far but to start, let me tell … Continue reading Why moving to a country doesn’t guarantee that you’ll learn the language
We are now in the age where free time no longer means spending time watching television, rather watching YouTube videos or Netflix series; even though both platforms do a great job suggesting new content for us, we still need a bit of help finding shows we like. Finding content through word of mouth will always … Continue reading YouTube channels worth checking out