Anna Victoria DGAF That She’s The Heaviest She’s Ever Been

Anna Victoria has gained a few kgs as of late (coz, holidays, health issues and generally being human). But rather than stressing about it – which only ever makes things worse – she’s taking it all in her stride. “I weigh the most I’ve ever weighed in my life right now,” she shared in an Instagram Story. “But that number […]

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Fans Are Upset with Jessica Biel for Aligning Herself With an Anti-Vaxxer

If you thought measles, mumps, and rubella were issues of the past, think again. Individual cases for these diseases are on the rise, causing concern among parents, families, and doctors around the world. In fact, the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) reported that the U.S. has had the largest measles outbreak in 25 years with 980 cases across 26 states. Outbreaks in New […]

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‘Screen Time’ Is Over

The debate over screen time is typically accompanied by a good deal of finger-wagging: The digital experience is a ruinous habit, akin to binge-eating curly fries, gambling on cock fights or drinking whiskey with breakfast. Meanwhile, social scientists who are trying to study the actual psychological effects of screen time are left in a bind. For one thing, good luck […]

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A Rival to Botox Invites Doctors to Party in Cancun, With Fireworks, Confetti and Social Media Posts

Top plastic surgeons and cosmetic dermatologists gathered at the Ritz-Carlton in Cancun one weekend this month to learn about a wrinkle-smoothing injection, Jeuveau, that goes on sale this week. Jeuveau’s manufacturer, Evolus, billed the event as an advisory board meeting. But it also appeared to double as a lavish launch party for Jeuveau, which the company is hoping will compete […]

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This Is Your Brain Off Facebook

The world’s most common digital habit is not easy to break, even in a fit of moral outrage over the privacy risks and political divisions Facebook has created, or amid concerns about how the habit might affect emotional health. Although four in 10 Facebook users say they have taken long breaks from it, the digital platform keeps growing. A recent […]

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Single Millennials, Listen Up: You’re Probably Guilty Of Instagrandstanding

Are you single? A millennial? A slave to social media? If the answer to any of the above was a resounding yes, chances are that you my friend, are an Instagrandstander. Adding to the ever-expanding list of dating lingo in 2019, the term is used to describe a person who carefully curates an Insta post with the sole purpose of […]

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'Parents are playing their part in this too' – How childhood is shrinking and anxiety is rising

It’s a sign of the times that in today’s schools, building emotional resilience and giving children the skills to cope with the pressures of modern life are as much a part of the junior cycle curriculum as English and maths. The 60,000 first years who entered post-primary schools around the country last year were the first to have well-being written […]

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