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5 Simple Yet Powerful Ways To Build Your Self-Confidence

5 Simple Yet Powerful Ways To Build Your Self-Confidence

When it comes to building confidence, society offers us plenty of advice. 

Just be yourself”, “Fake it till you make it” or “Dress for success”.  

Tips fly at us from every direction from daytime chat shows to covers of magazines.

While in some circumstances, these tips can be helpful, we believe that to truly construct a solid foundation of self-confidence we need to dig a little deeper and start smaller with simple yet effective daily habits. 

And so, we have put together five top tips that can help you get started. 

How To Navigate Self-Care & Prioritise Yourself During Motherhood

How To Navigate Self-Care & Prioritise Yourself During Motherhood
Self-care is not “one-size-fits-all” and can often mean something different to each person, however, we have put together a small list of areas to consider when assembling your Mum Self-care Toolkit.

How to Winter-Proof Your Immune System Naturally

How to Winter-Proof Your Immune System Naturally

We have a lot to be thankful for when it comes to our immune system. 

It exists to protect our bodies from infection and is our first line of defence when it comes to fighting off harmful pollutants and viruses which are rampant at this time of year! 

Knowing how hard-working and vital our immune system is to our overall health, it is important that we treat it like the precious commodity it is.

So, we’ve put together some tips on how you can help boost your immune system naturally throughout these colder winter months.

The Vitropics Guide To Setting New Year Resolutions That Will Stick

The Vitropics Guide To Setting New Year Resolutions That Will Stick

For many of us, a new year is a fresh start, a do-over of sorts, that motivates us to try something new or to recommit to tasks we may have put on hold throughout the previous year. When we talk about the new year, one word often comes to mind; resolutions.

At Vitropics we believe that when established properly, resolutions can be good, productive ways to set goals and intentions for the new year. If you want to set yourself up for the best chance of achieving your 2020 goals, we’ve put together a simple guide of our top tips to get you started!

10 Health And Wellness Gifts That Everyone On Your Christmas List Will Appreciate!

10 Health And Wellness Gifts That Everyone On Your Christmas List Will Appreciate!

Sometimes even the jolliest of us can feel run down and a little burned out during this busy, “all-go”, festive season.

Whether you are treating yourself or a loved one this Christmas, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite health and wellness gifts that will encourage a little me-time and TLC coming into the New Year.

From the Birds, the Bees to Everything in Between; How to have THE Talk!

From the Birds, the Bees to Everything in Between; How to have THE Talk!

No matter how open a parent is, the inevitable sex talk can still sometimes come as a surprise!

We’ve been doing our homework on the matter and have put together a short guide from our findings to provide some ideas and tips to help get you started and feel more prepared.

8 Common Menstruation Myths; Busted!

8 Common Menstruation Myths; Busted!

Period myths, we’ve heard them all!

From getting attacked by sharks to passing out from blood loss, having a period means, unfortunately, we are still privy to many an old wives’ tale.

With so much information out there, it can be difficult to sieve out the facts amongst the fiction, that’s why we’ve done the hard work for you!

5 Realistic Daily Habits Inspired by Successful Women

5 Realistic Daily Habits Inspired by Successful Women

Establishing a daily routine that works for you can help you remain calm, efficient and give you the right mindset to ready to tackle whatever lies ahead.

This can take some trial and error but to kick us off we’ve tapped into the daily habits of 5 successful women for some inspiration.

How Periods Could Be Making A Bloody Mess Of Your Mental Health

The Effects of Your Menstrual Cycle on Your Mental Health

To mark this year’s World Mental Health Day, we thought we would open up the conversation, challenge the stigma and try to make sense of that messy relationship between our menstrual cycle and our mental health. 

Skin vs. Menstrual Cycle: A Modern Day Tale of Fear, Loathing & Hormones

Skin vs. Menstrual Cycle: A Modern Day Tale of Fear, Loathing & Hormones

Within a 28-day cycle our complexion can change drastically; from crystal clear one minute to breakouts the next, super dry and flaky to oily and shiny. We just can’t win.

However, by understanding your hormones and how they change throughout your cycle, you can use this knowledge to build a skincare plan to achieve glowing skin on a 365-day loop!

Exhausted? How to Battle Burnout With These 7 Simple Lifestyle Habits

Tips on Managing Burnout, Stress & Anxiety

Doctors get it. Moms get it. Influencers get it.

In today’s fast-paced world of expanding work hours, productivity shaming and an “always-on” culture, burnout isn’t selective with who it devours.

Appearing “busy” at all times is now seen as a good thing and those juggling a multitude of tasks at once are considered admirable. 

In 2015, 60% of work absenteeism in Ireland was related to stress and a staggering 75%- 90% of GP visits today involve patients reporting high levels of anxiety. 

With the rapid rise in employee wellbeing programmes and a culture obsessed with mindfulness, why are we still experiencing such a high percentage of burnout?

Plastic-Free Periods; Navigating Sanitary Care in 2019

Plastic-Free Periods; Navigating Sanitary Care in 2019
It has been reported that over 27,931 used tampons and applicators are found on beaches around the world daily! With staggering figures like these, it may be time we approach the products we use during our menstrual cycle in a different, more sustainable way.