In the wild rollercoaster of life, November 2020 was the game-changer for young skateboarder Brooklinn Khoury. It’s a tale of life before and after a pit bull decided to turn her world upside down. Despite the chaos, her spirit stayed unbroken, and her love for life never wavered. Now, we’re itching to spill the beans on her journey.
In the grand tapestry of Hollywood’s glamorous narrative, a compelling subplot emerges that transcends the silver screen—a saga marked by resilience, courage, and an unforeseen twist of fate. Michael J. Fox, an iconic figure in the dazzling constellation of stars, found himself navigating uncharted territories, far from the meticulously crafted scripts of Hollywood studios. His journey, unlike the carefully orchestrated plots of his cinematic counterparts, took an unexpected turn—one that led him into the heart of a 32-year battle against Parkinson’s disease.
We received a heartbreaking letter from one of our loyal followers, who shared her painful experience of being body-shamed by her own husband. She had to undergo an emergency C-section, but instead of being supportive and grateful, her husband told her that the scar on her abdomen looks repelling.
Kiran Gandhi, a drummer and activist, made headlines when she decided to run the London Marathon while free bleeding. Her decision to not wear a tampon or pad during the race was a statement against the stigma surrounding menstruation and a call for greater awareness of the issue.
Robin Williams’ passing touched countless people as the world mourned the loss of a great artist and human being. Despite the circumstances of his death, he left behind a wave of love and support from fans and family. Even years later, we remember him with unwavering affection. Especially his son Zak, who recently stood by his father’s side to cherish his memory and the amazing person he was.
It is interesting to note that Shrek, the popular animated character that we all know and love, bears a striking resemblance to a real-life person, known as the French Angel. Yes, you read that right. However, something very tragic happened to him, which inspired the creation of this beloved character we know today — the one and only, kind-hearted Shrek. Let’s see how he came to be.
Lynda Carter, at the age of 71, is still as beautiful as she was when she played Wonder Woman. Despite society’s expectations that women lose their beauty as they age, Carter has defied the odds and proven age does not limit that beauty. With her stunning figure and radiant confidence, she proves it’s never too late to take care of yourself and feel good in your own skin.
Sometimes, you get a deep feeling that there should be a change in your life, and only your will can move rocks and make dreams come true. Yes, you need some courage to do this, but when those goals are reached, you may feel like a hero yourself.
Fashion is a huge part of show business, and some celebs surely know how to use it to make a statement. Sometimes red carpet outfits stand out for their class and elegance, while other times they are daring, unexpected, and anything but traditional. No matter the style, most of these bold choices really take courage to be worn with confidence. And the more audacious and quirky they are, the more we love gossiping about them.
We all can remember an incident that became a key event in our life that changed things to some extent. Some of these crucial events are very positive and optimistic, like getting married or giving birth to a long-awaited baby. But some things in our life may happen against our will and are meant to make us stronger. Such a thing happened to a famous model named Paola Antonini, and this fragile woman appears to have such a vivid love of life that she keeps blossoming and spreading light, even after an almost fatal accident.
Feelings about how we look can affect how we behave and see ourselves socially, claims research. So a bad hair day can lead us to believe we belong to a lower social class, for example. On top of that, it’s easy to feel stuck in our comfort zone, especially when it comes to changing our hairstyle. But fortunately, courage isn’t lacking for a lot of people.
Sometimes, our lives change in a place and at a time we don’t expect. One of those unexpected twists of fate brought the hero of our article, Megan Boudreaux, to Haiti, thousands of miles from her home, to find and build her new family. Though, her journey was not easy. This is a recap of her 11-year-long struggle for well-being, happiness, and family.
Sometimes we get easily discouraged and feel powerless when encountering difficulties. That’s the perfect time to look within ourselves to find courage and determination. And luckily, there are some extraordinary people out here to remind us that we can do much more than we think. These incredible real-life heroes are pushing boundaries, proving that anything is possible.
Everyone is prone to experiencing failure and discouragement, and celebrities are no exception. Some had to face what other people said, and others had to face their own insecurities and challenges before achieving their goals. As a matter of fact, it is what shaped them into the stars they became today.
Feeling good in your own skin is crucial for living a content life. But everyone’s journey is different, and some have to face bigger obstacles than others in order to achieve that, including changing their gender. Luckily, the brave folks who go forth with it have courage when it comes to showing the results online and inspiring others to pursue happiness in their own way.
According to a study, children who are rule-breaking tend to have a higher income when they grow older. After all, they might be showing an early sign of courage, boldness, and intelligence by plotting for their naughty actions and defying their parents’ instructions. And even though they make us go mad very often, life with naughty kids is always exciting because we can never guess what to expect next.
Nothing can help you feel refreshed faster than a new hairstyle. But the 15 gorgeous girls we chose for this article decided to take it even further and said goodbye to their long hair. They are now sporting stunning buzzcuts and admit they never felt more feminine and liberated.
Big love may seem like something that only happens in the movies, but these people appear to have found the secret to a happy marriage. We don’t need rose-colored glasses to see just how in love and strong these couples are, despite the hardships many of them have been through. And the crazy thing is, our romantic soulmate might have been by our side the whole time as a close friend who becomes much more.
When you share your happiness, it gets multiplied. And when you share your sorrow, it gets divided. But finding joy, even in the hardest times of life, is one more superpower that we don’t get to see in movies. Because it takes a lot more courage and strength than any other superhero possesses.
There are people with an insatiable desire to stand out who will go to unthinkable lengths with their eccentric fashion choices. By doing this, some aim at expressing their tastes and their unique personality. Others want to simply shock, provoke, or turn heads. Whichever it is, we have to admit that daring to be so different and breaking the chains of conformity isn’t for everyone. A lot of confidence and a good dose of courage are a definite must.
Today, we have more and more people who are going against the “pink is for girls, blue is for boys” mindset, and who are trying to experiment with their looks. Among them is Connor Keaney, a 26-year-old from Kings Norton, UK, who doesn’t conform to gendered fashion and dons dresses and skirts. Connor’s bold style is inspiring and shows that our understanding of clothes might be somewhat obsolete.
Adopting a kid is a difficult process full of hopes that changes the habitual flow of life completely. Some people instantly get a new family with a bond even stronger than the ones in ordinary families, others spend years trying to gradually build up relationships, but eventually fail to find any common ground.
While some people only need a visit to a hairstylist or a nail artist to attain the necessary changes to their appearance and feel happy, others require a bit more than that. Gender transition is something we are going to talk about today. It is a life-long decision that requires not only a lot of forethought and weighing of all the pros and cons, but also immense courage and bravery.
Simon Needham is a humanitarian and a wildlife photographer. He takes pictures of white lions to show the world the beauty of this rare color mutation of the lion. “I’ve been very close to lions to the point where, even though I was technically safe, it was still very scary”, Simon told Bright Side. “But safety is always my first priority. Although any time I am very close to a lion I feel like I’m in danger, I always take precautions to ensure I am in fact safe. A lion is almost 8 times stronger than a man, and just being in the presence of a lion, I can feel the power they hold.”
While people like to talk about their achievements, animals usually keep modestly silent. But many of them do things that we never dreamt of, using their speed, courage, and kindness along the way. We still have a lot to learn from our furry brothers and sisters, and today’s compilation proves it once again.
It’s no secret that girls have special relationships with their dads. They’re our protectors, support, and simply the best men on earth. This is exactly how Richie Anne Castillo feels about her dad. Despite his condition, he became an example of strength and courage, and was a marvelous human being in her life. She never stopped admiring and loving her dad. And on his birthday, Richie Anne honestly spoke of her father in a post that was incredibly touching.
We’ve all experienced that feeling of discomfort, when you’re with a group of friends and feel like you can’t trust them or be your true self around them. Now imagine that’s how you feel all the time, with everyone, even those closest to you. Being able to be your true self with others shouldn’t be something that some people can do and others cannot. But it’s not always as simple as it sounds. It requires courage, especially if you feel like you have to confront most of the people you see and speak to every day.
When someone says they have a black sheep in their family, we probably imagine someone weird, who’s maybe even bad-tempered, and who’s been in trouble with the law. However, a lot of the times that’s not the case, and those people don’t deserve to be treated like outcasts. All they’re guilty of is being different, probably even in a positive way.
Winston Churchill, famously known for being a British Prime Minister, did not see his political game go smoothly throughout his career. Believe it or not, he was in and out of office - he had no intentions of climbing the ladder and becoming Prime Minister. He made a lot of enemies because of his views, yet his persistence led him to become the leader of the country during the hard times.
For us, a real-life hero means much more than a movie superhero in a cape. But how do you define a hero? We say that a hero is the embodiment of courage, kindness, strength, ambition, and selflessness. A hero inspires, encourages, gives you hope, and overall makes you feel better about the world we live in.
Despite doctors’ recommendations in most countries to have the first baby before the age of 30, this number is constantly increasing. Careers, failed relationships, and problems with conception are just some of the reasons why women decide to postpone motherhood. Sometimes, children are born when their mothers are well over 40 years old. And these cases inevitably attract a lot of attention.
It is very likely that you have never heard the name Natascha Kampusch and have never seen her face. But in Austria, a lot of people know about her story. The girl who was kidnapped at the age of 10, was kept prisoner for 3,096 days. She not only managed to escape from the kidnapper, but also tried to learn as many lessons from her experience as possible by sharing her story and helping victims of similar crimes.
In the 20th century, Hollywood filmmakers started reshooting old films. Due to these remakes, different parts of the world found out about masterpieces in the film industry that had been unknown for years. But sometimes it turns out that creating a great film isn't always the best idea.
Every year, Nordic countries top the list of the countries with the world’s happiest people. Apparently, neither the harsh climate conditions nor rare sunny days can bring Scandinavians down. There’s been a recent global trend of the Norwegian concept of hygge, which means living a simple and cozy life surrounded by your loved ones. But each Nordic nation has its own recipe of wellness and happiness and they’re worth implementing into our own lives.
In 2017, many people wrote about Lara and Mara Bawar when a photoshoot of the twins went viral. It's no wonder, because they show the true diversity of beauty and prove that our special features are a gift. The girls are still being talked about today. They've managed to stay in the fashion world for a long time, and recently amazed their fans with several really bright pictures.