The record-breaking rapper who turned her tough childhood into musical magic

We all feel we know the inner lives of celebrities, but no matter how many fan facts we read, we never really do. Every celeb comes to our notice with a backstory that can be good, bad, happy or incredibly sad. One of them, Nicki Minaj, has a reputation as…
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Bored? Try these 10 unusual celebrity hobbies you’d never believe

By Flower Black: Taylor Swift Piano Enchanted+Wildest Dream   Celebrities may not seem to have much in common with the average Joe or Josephine but they have their own guilty pleasures like everyone else. Here are a few celeb hobbies you’d never believe. You may not even have considered them…
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What Ed Sheeran can teach us about standing out from the crowd

As the festival season is properly underway, this feels like a great time to remember that the award-winning singer worked seriously hard for his musical status. He also had a tough time looking different at school, although he has turned it to his advantage in later life.   Positive or…
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Are eating disorders on your radar?

Whether you’ve suffered from an eating disorder yourself or know someone who has, knowing the signs and how you can help yourself or someone else to deal with this complex tangle of illnesses could spare a great deal of pain, or even save a life. Eating disorders are often misunderstood….
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Probably the biggest mistake that’s killing your confidence

Last week we began a discussion about not comparing yourself to your mates. It’s worth looking further into this theme because it has a massive impact on our confidence levels. Comparing yourself to others is an easy trap to fall into and can be tough to stop for those fail…
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Bored? 3 Reasons To Try Something Different Today

Fed up with the same ol’, same ol’? Feeling bored? Here’s why trying something different could be a good idea… Life’s too short to let the moment pass. This year has seen a crop of famous names die in a short space of time – musicians David Bowie and Lemmy…
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Boost your confidence in 24 hours

Feeling wobbly? Stop right there! Boost your self-confidence now and forever with these simple tips Some people have just got it, haven’t they? You see it, as soon as they walk into the room. They’re the ones everyone wants to be around. In fact, they’re the ones everyone really wants…
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101 Top Teen Bucket List Ideas #1: Fun and Games

Looking for inspiration? Ever thought about forming your own band, starting a new sport or conquering YouTube? Perhaps now this the time for you to find new adventures and pursue your goals. More and more people are creating their own “bucket list”, which is basically a list of all the…
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10 Positive People to Follow on Twitter

A recent survey found that only 60% of girls and 67% of boys felt they were confident people. That means 33-40% of young people aren’t confident as confident as they’d like to be. That’s not good. You’ve probably heard the phrase “You are what you eat” – but have you…
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What can Amy Schumer teach us about confidence?

Just in case you didn’t know, Amy Schumer is an American comedian. She came fourth on the fifth season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and second on Comedy Central’s Reality Bites Back. She now has her own show on Comedy Central. At age nine what people wouldn’t know about Amy…
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