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Why I decided to study Criminology in college

Criminology is a relatively new college course in Ireland but one that many people might find interesting

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7 tips for dealing with homesickness

Whether you're moving county or moving continent, everyone can feel homesick at some stage

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How my unexpected gap year helped me grow

There are so many things you can do during a gap year, whether you've planned it or not

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Why the clean eating movement is harmful to my anorexia recovery

SpunOut.ie volunteer Emma talks about the fitness and clean eating movement on social media and the impact it can have

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Why living with OCD is different to what's on social media

This SpunOut.ie volunteer talks about life with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and what it's like day-to-day

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Why I decided to run a marathon this year

Caitlin always enjoyed running 5km but this year has set herself the challenge of running a marathon

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Why I'm happy with my decision not to drink

SpunOut.ie volunteer Caitlin talks about Ireland's drinking culture and why she doesn't drink alcohol

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How running helps my physical and mental health

Running gives Caitlin a chance to clear her head and lifts her energy levels for the day

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How I learned to manage my depression

Conor describes what depression feels like for him and what his journey with depression has been like

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Looking after yourself when experiencing emotional abuse

Emotional abuse happens when someone constantly threatens, teases, bullies, humiliates, intimidates, calls you worthless or betrays you.

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How to make the most of your time in college

It's natural to be nervous about starting college, but there are things you can do to enjoy yourself more in college

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How to make scrambled tofu

SpunOut.ie volunteer Ryan shows how to make this quick and delicious meal for breakfast or lunch

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