LAUNCHING MY LOGO: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome And Owning My Inner Girl Boss Instead

This week’s Friday Focus feels a little bit surreal, and perhaps a little bit self-indulgent, but in keeping with the title of this article, I’m gonna own and roll with it. As you will have seen from the gorgeous image above, The Irish Balance FINALLY has her own LOGO. You can see it right here … Continue reading LAUNCHING MY LOGO: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome And Owning My Inner Girl Boss Instead

Banana Bread Baked Oats

It's no secret that I have a serious oats obsession. I have oats for breakfast pretty much everyday of the week, be it in overnight oats, porridge, or a baked recipe of mine! With Autumn well and truly here, and winter not far away, I was craving a warm oats-tastic breakfast this week. Something different … Continue reading Banana Bread Baked Oats

Lentil Stuffed Aubergines

Autumn has me filled with foodie inspiration, and since I'm back at college for the year (eek!), I'm also loving creating new vegetarian dishes for quick lunches and dinners. This dish combines two of my favourite ingredients to cook and eat - lentils, and aubergines! You may have guessed that from the title...anyway, this is … Continue reading Lentil Stuffed Aubergines

Brain-Boosting Overnight Oats

A beautifully simple grab and go breakfast, packed full of goodness for your brain with wholegrains from oats, antioxidants from blueberries and dark chocolate, plus some plant-derived omega 3 fatty acids from walnuts! Overnight oats is one of my favourite breakfast choices because it's really nutrient dense, and tastes delicious too! Recipe (Serves 1) Ingredients … Continue reading Brain-Boosting Overnight Oats

Let’s Talk About Brain Health – Making Brain Gains Throughout Your Life

Recently, I spotted an ad for a Brain Health and Brain Disease conference at University College Dublin, organised by the Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland, directed at both healthcare professionals and the general population. I decided to go, as I'm a bit of a nerd when it comes to learning in medicine. I also have seen the … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Brain Health – Making Brain Gains Throughout Your Life