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How to Mind Your Mental Health This Autumn

How to Mind Your Mental Health This Autumn

Coming into these Autumn months can be tough for everyone. Darker days, weaker immune systems and rainy weather can sometimes get the better of u...
All things Organic September

All things Organic September

Today marks the start of Organic September, a month that emphasises the benefits and importance of choosing organic food and produce. "Organic September is a month-long campaign to raise awareness of the many benefits of organic food and farming." 

Fast Fashion: The facts you need to know

Fast Fashion: The facts you need to know

Fast fashion is the mass production of cheap, poor quality, disposable clothing. It is a major factor in contributing to Climate change and human injustice that grows each day. 
All things sustainable at this years Olympic Games

All things sustainable at this years Olympic Games

As you all know the Olympic Games are soon going to come to a close. It's been a year full of surprises and happiness for many athletes and viewers. Although in our eyes, 2020 Olympic Games will go down in history as the beginning of a more sustainable approach to this worldwide event.
Our Top Four Tips To Reduce Food Waste

Our Top Four Tips To Reduce Food Waste

Food waste is one of the main contributes to climate change. Yes, you heard that right. A daily habit most of us possess contributes 8% of the world Green House Gas Emissions and an estimated global cost of €1.2 trillion of profit is lost every year according to Bord Bia. With that being said, there are lots of simple ways you can reduce your food waste. Here are our four tips to get you started!
What is Plastic Free July and Why Should You Care?

What is Plastic Free July and Why Should You Care?

You may have seen lots of people (including us!) chatting about Plastic Free July online. But what is actually all about and why should you care? The campaign encourages people to be more mindful when it comes to single-use plastic and encourages you to make small, simple changes that can make a huge difference to the planet. 
Burnout - The Modern-Day Phenomenon

Burnout - The Modern-Day Phenomenon

Burnout truly is a modern-day phenomenon, resulting from things like social media and fast-paced and pressure-filled work environments. We shouldn’t be finishing our workdays feeling frazzled and drained, however, this has become the norm for many of us. If we don’t feel worn out, a lot of us simply feel like we’re not doing enough - which is crazy!
Check out these alternative Irish staycation ideas

Check out these alternative Irish staycation ideas

Finally! The country is re-opening again after what seems like forever.We don’t know about you, but we’re so excited to get back out and explore our little island again! Like many of you, we’re going to be staying put in Ireland this summer, but that doesn’t mean our staycation can’t be full of adventure! We’ve rounded up our top picks for a staycation with a difference this summer. 

Four simple ways to be kinder to the planet

Four simple ways to be kinder to the planet

In case you haven’t realised already, at DUO we think being kind to the planet is pretty cool. While it would be amazing if we could end climate change in the morning, unfortunately, that’s not very realistic! Here are four simple ways to be kinder to the planet, which you can start doing straight away.

Four tips on how to cope with life after lockdown

Four tips on how to cope with life after lockdown

The end of lockdown may be as hard as the start of lockdown, and being prepared can make it that bit easier. We want to share with you some of our tips to cope with life after lockdown, as we are experiencing this all together.
When positive vibes turn toxic. A deep dive into toxic positivity.

When positive vibes turn toxic. A deep dive into toxic positivity.

You have probably heard of toxic positivity but not quite sure what it means. Toxic positivity is an obsession with positive thinking, and no matter how difficult a situation is, people must maintain a positive mindset. It is a way to reject negative emotions and not allowing these emotions to surface, by opting for a cheerful mood, which is often misleading and false. 

Our Top Tips to Bring Calm into your Daily Life

Our Top Tips to Bring Calm into your Daily Life

Stress has a way of taking over your body, and you can feel agitated, annoyed and frustrated. Sometimes it can be hard to feel calm in these moments and it's often easier said than done. We need to learn how to accept these feelings and how to best deal with them. To help we are sharing our top tips to bring calm into your daily life.
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