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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lockdown has been tough. From working from home, the kids at home all day and no ‘real’ routine, these factors can all take a toll on our sleep pattern. What if we told you there was a way to help you with those tireless nights in a completely natural way? We have put together our top tips on how to take back your sleep and get the most out of your days.
Hands up who has been lacking in energy the past few months; you’re not the only one. With our routines all over the place and the endless news reports, it’s normal to feel a bit drained. While starting a brand new workout routine may not seem very appealing, there are plenty of other ways to boost endorphins and feel-good energy. We’ve put together our top four energy-boosting tips below.
Now more than ever we wash our hands countless times a day. Keeping your hands clean and sanitised presents another opportunity to reduce the amount of single use plastic that you use. Bars of soap are a great alternative to plastic bottles of hand soap, and also help to cut down on the amount of waste in your daily routine.
There are many benefits to using a safety razor with replaceable blades.These razors are made of stainless steel only, including the blade. Safety razors have much less of an impact on the environment as they are made of a recyclable material.
Looking to make some plastic free swaps? Our advice on going plastic free is take it step by step, don't set yourself up to fail by changing everything straight away. Going plastic free is a journey and you need to find what works for you.