Although they never had a romantic relationship, the appearances of actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet together are enough to excite fans. Their strong, non-romantic bond is proof that long-lasting connections can exist in the fast-paced world of Hollywood. An intriguing aspect of their relationship is how it was strengthened by a remark DiCaprio made about Winslet’s body during the filming of Titanic. This comment impacted Winslet’s perspective on life in a meaningful way.
Eva has been in the spotlight for more than 20 years. You’ll find Gabrielle Solis from Desperate Housewives among her most beloved characters. That’s probably the role that launched her to fame. But Eva is not only a renowned actress. She is also a woman who has achieved a lot in life. Perhaps her story, full of contrasts, motivated her to help others grow.
Following our favorite celebrities’ every step, may make it look like they are living a perfect life: they do the job they like and get admiration from hundreds of thousands of people. However, even though they enjoy fans’ love, excessive popularity may make stars feel alienated and depressed, psychologists say. The heroes of our article worked up the courage to speak out about the flaws of a lifestyle most people believe is flawless.
It’s no secret that many great movies start out as books. Some captivate and get you gripped to such a point that you might be reading for hours on end without even noticing the time. When you’re gripped, you get in a zone; that’s when you know you’ve got a great book in your hands! We at Bright Side are big book nerds, and today, we’ve gathered a list of 20 books that will get you so addicted that you will finish them in no time. Let’s get straight to it!
Selena Gomez is one of the most popular young artists. She started her career as a child on Barney and Friends, and from then on she has achieved success after success in TV shows, movies, and her singing career. But it hasn’t all been plain sailing, recently she has struggled with various physical and psychological ailments.
They are not a romantic couple, but their appearances together can send fans into a frenzy. The sweet, platonic relationship between actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet proves that enduring connections are indeed possible in Hollywood. But one interesting fact about their bond is that it was partly reinforced by a comment DiCaprio made about Winslet’s body during their Titanic days. And this powerful statement helped changed Winslet’s outlook on life.
Recently, some newspaper headlines were devoted to the discussion of the gender identity of one of the children of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Their daughter, Shiloh, arrived on the red carpet dressed as a girl after 4 years of wearing men’s clothes and calling herself John. Such cases show that our world is full of diversity, and it’s okay for children to explore their gender identity. But sometimes, parents don’t know how to react to such decisions made by their children.
When we become parents, it is our mission to love our children and to prepare them for adult life. We can do it best by teaching them to love and respect themselves and to never be afraid to be who they are. And this is what dad Jared Qwustenuxun Williams does for his son, Finn — he encourages the boy to embrace what makes him unique, including his passion for wearing dresses.
Teasing and bullying happen in schools more often than we think, unfortunately. That’s because adults are unaware of it a lot of the time. Maybe your child feels scared, or they’re ashamed of being teased — and that can prevent them from telling you about it.
Although we may not be fully aware of it, our minds are capable of protecting things in situations that affect us emotionally; and one of these defense mechanisms is psychological projection. The truth is it can be harmful in our relationships since it usually ends up hurting someone or making the other person feel guilty without realizing it, and sometimes it’s not even true and/or fair, so we have to do our best to keep these attitudes at bay.
There is a saying, according to which, revenge is a dish best served cold. But something else happens when that small act of revenge is directed at people who manage to exhaust the patience of others with their abusive behavior. In these cases, getting even proves to be very sweet. In a Reddit thread, users share stories of how they settle scores to keep the scales of evil and righteousness evenly balanced.
We have published stories several times about parents whose actions insulted their kids for life. Some adults didn’t keep their promises, others punished their offspring unfairly, and then there were the ones who didn’t support their kids during a difficult moment. Luckily, not all parents are the same. Some of our readers told us about things from their childhood that helped them feel the sincere love of their parents.
There are some phrases that people use as guidelines in their lives. But very often, our experience tells us that they are not really true. Of course, phrases like, “Looks don’t matter,” or “If you tell me the truth you won’t get into trouble,” are partially true, but there are a lot of nuances.
Reddit user ApacheAirCover decided to ask the community about the teachers who had earned their respect. Hundreds of people replied. Each of them mentioned their favorite teacher and an interesting story about them.
There are greedy people in this world who can figure out what’s good for them from a mile away. You can find them anywhere: at work, on public transport, and even among your friends and relatives. But almost everyone has occasional bouts of greed. However, most often, we immediately get punished by karma and the only thing we can do is to laugh at our awkward attempt to save money.
Scientists say that smart people don’t pay much attention to other people’s advice. Moreover, people, in general, tend to rely on their own opinion more. However, we keep hearing some phrases so often that it seems they have been recorded in our brains, from “be smart,” to “don’t react,” to “follow your dreams.”
Clare Tawell is a mom and toymaker based in the United Kingdom. Back in 2017, she started making unique dolls with internal hearing aids for her daughter who was born with hearing loss. At the time, there were no toys that represented her little girl. Something had to be done, so she sprung to action and opened an online toy shop called “BrightEars.” Today, she has accessories and entire collections designed for children with hearing and visual impairments and other disabilities.
People around us often decide who we are for us. It’s easy to classify people in your head this way. There are labels like “Lazy” or “Mama’s boy” or “Greedy” and a lot of other ones even though people are actually much more interesting and complex than this.
Unfortunately, our world is full of bold neighbors who demand that you throw away your products from your own fridge to make a place for their food, employers who don’t pay salaries because you should be asking your parents for some money, and old ladies who want to get everything for free, even a house.
If your child starts to do worse at school or not go to class, this could be a sign that they are in trouble: maybe, they are being bullied by classmates or maybe they don’t get enough attention at home. But there are some other behavior signs that can indicate that a child is in trouble and they are really easy to miss.
Difficulties that enter our lives are oftentimes unavoidable. Psychologists suggest that accepting unpleasant circumstances is much more peaceful than getting aggravated by them. Facing health issues, bullying, or losing a loved one may force us to lose hope. However, if we try to accept the changes, just like the people in this article did, it will be easier to get through them.
Films hoping to qualify for an Oscar will have to be more inclusive both on-camera and behind the scenes. This means that at least one of the lead actors must be from an underrepresented racial group or posess mental or physical disabilities.
Letting your kid on social media sites can influence their development and even the transition into their teens. Maybe it’s ok for your kid to use social media under supervision, but the disadvantages beat the advantages on many different levels. You can’t monitor their every step, because a potential danger could be one click away and they probably won’t even be aware of it.
Parents put in a lot of effort to give their children the best in life, and these are not always material things. But sometimes, these efforts don’t lead to anything good. Most of our problems stem from childhood and this fact is important for us to remember as adults.
Many of the films that we consider cult films today didn’t become important references in popular culture until after a while. Back when they were first released, they were not given the same recognition. In fact, many of them were actually not well received at all by the public and turned out to be a complete flop at the box office. But over time, their particular style and genius managed to win the hearts of their audience.
As adults, we often find our children’s behavior incomprehensible. It’s very difficult to draw a line between normal and abnormal behavior. So how do we know if our child needs therapy? These are some signs that should get the attention of any parent.
15 years after graduating from school, a man named Marcus decides to send a Facebook message to the guy who used to bully him. This decision didn’t come easy to our hero and he regretted it right after hitting the “Send” button. However, the answer Marcus got came as a big surprise!
Money certainly cannot buy family, love, or friendship. However, it can buy the appearance of these things. Ishii Yuichi, a man from Japan, came up with the idea for people to hire actors to play the roles of a husband, wife, or parent. Yuichi has also joined this “real-life” stage and now has more than 100 “wives” and many kids — and some of them are sure that he’s their real father.
Over the years more and more celebrities have spoken up about their personal struggles with mental health and the impact on their fans has been amazing. Having anxiety and panic attacks has become so common that most people have experienced it at least once in their life. During those times it's really important to know that you are not alone.
It’s not a secret that Finnish schools are a great example to follow in many ways, mainly because they’re concerned with the education of little ones above all else. Finland has once again become a role model for the world with the creation of KiVa, an anti-bullying program used in Finnish schools to end bullying. This educational initiative is of vital importance since, according to data released by UIS, 1/3 of young teens worldwide have recently experienced bullying.
For a child, school is a cause of both pleasant times and sad worries. That’s why parents should help their kids get prepared for school by playing with them, sharing their own school stories, and explaining what’s waiting for their child in their school life. That’s because there are some things that only parents can explain.
It’s never easy to speak up about mental health problems. And there are several reasons for this. Some people don’t want to receive a diagnosis of anxiety or depression due to the stigma surrounding these problems. Others can’t admit that they feel down or are just unable to cope with it because of their friends’ or families’ attitude. And there’s another group of people that just doesn’t believe that there is anybody who can help them. But some celebrities were brave enough to open up, and they found tons of support from other people.
There are no borders or rules for beauty. You can see it in any look or smile, you just need to look closely. The people from this compilation are amazingly magnetic. Their appearance is so unusual that they can't stay unnoticed.
Nyakim Gatwech is a Sudanese model with a very dark complexion. At the age of 14, she moved to the USA from a refugee camp in Africa, but her problems didn't disappear. Because of the bullying that she endured due to her skin color, Nyakim wanted to give up on her dream of becoming a model. But she stayed strong and learned to love herself as she entered the modeling world. Everyone who has ever doubted themselves will find her story nothing short of inspiring.
A perfect relationship is when 2 people truly love each other. This is the only parameter necessary. But for some reason, many people are still surprised when they see people of different height, weight, nationality, and so on.