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Leonardo DiCaprio’s Life-Changing Comment on Kate Winslet’s Body and How It Affected Their Friendship

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Life-Changing Comment on Kate Winslet’s Body and How It Affected Their Friendship
People
10 months ago

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.

20 Amazon Kindle Books You Won’t Want to Put Down for Even a Second

20 Amazon Kindle Books You Won’t Want to Put Down for Even a Second
Shopping
2 years ago

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!

How Leonardo DiCaprio’s Comment on Kate Winslet’s Body Changed Her Life and Transformed Their Friendship

How Leonardo DiCaprio’s Comment on Kate Winslet’s Body Changed Her Life and Transformed Their Friendship
People
10 months ago

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.

6 Ways to Act If Your Child Is Exploring Their Gender

6 Ways to Act If Your Child Is Exploring Their Gender
Family & kids
11 months ago

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.

A Dad Openly Supports His Son Who Loves to Wear Dresses, Proving a Father’s Love Goes Far Beyond Social Stereotypes

A Dad Openly Supports His Son Who Loves to Wear Dresses, Proving a Father’s Love Goes Far Beyond Social Stereotypes
People
2 years ago

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.

8 Tips for Your Child to Win Teasing Wisely

8 Tips for Your Child to Win Teasing Wisely
Family & kids
2 years ago

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.

Why a Person May Project Their Insecurities Onto Others, and How to Prevent Them From Hurting You

Why a Person May Project Their Insecurities Onto Others, and How to Prevent Them From Hurting You
Psychology
3 years ago

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.

17 Witty Comeback Stories That Prove Good Will Always Triumph Over Evil

17 Witty Comeback Stories That Prove Good Will Always Triumph Over Evil
Curiosities
3 years ago

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.

Bright Side Readers Shared What Things Proved Their Parents’ Endless Love to Them

Bright Side Readers Shared What Things Proved Their Parents’ Endless Love to Them
Family & kids
3 years ago

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.

13 Stories That Show How Fabulously Greedy Some People Can Be

13 Stories That Show How Fabulously Greedy Some People Can Be
People
3 years ago

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.

10 Types of Advice That Only Narrow-Minded People Can Give

10 Types of Advice That Only Narrow-Minded People Can Give
Psychology
3 years ago

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.”

A Mom Makes Inclusive Dolls to Help Children With Disabilities Feel Accepted

A Mom Makes Inclusive Dolls to Help Children With Disabilities Feel Accepted
People
3 years ago

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.

15 People Shared the Absurd Labels They Got From Others

15 People Shared the Absurd Labels They Got From Others
Curiosities
3 years ago

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.

10 Signs Your Child Could Be in Trouble

10 Signs Your Child Could Be in Trouble
Family & kids
2 years ago

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.

15 Pics That Will Motivate You to Keep Your Chin Up No Matter What Life Puts on Your Plate

15 Pics That Will Motivate You to Keep Your Chin Up No Matter What Life Puts on Your Plate
People
3 years ago

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.

Children Under 13 Should Not Be Allowed on Social Media, and Here’s Why

Children Under 13 Should Not Be Allowed on Social Media, and Here’s Why
Family & kids
3 years ago

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.

17 Movies That Failed at the Box Office, but Are Now Considered Modern Classics

17 Movies That Failed at the Box Office, but Are Now Considered Modern Classics
Films
4 years ago

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.

A Man From Japan Has More Than 100 Wives. What’s Going On?

A Man From Japan Has More Than 100 Wives. What’s Going On?
People
4 years ago

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.

People in Finland Created a Foolproof Method to End Bullying, and Every School Had Better Use It

People in Finland Created a Foolproof Method to End Bullying, and Every School Had Better Use It
Family & kids
5 years ago

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.

13 Things I Should’ve Told My Child Before They Started School

13 Things I Should’ve Told My Child Before They Started School
Family & kids
5 years ago

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.

10 Celebrities Who Were Brave Enough to Open Up About Their Mental Health Struggles

10 Celebrities Who Were Brave Enough to Open Up About Their Mental Health Struggles
People
5 years ago

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.