Why the holidays are so rough (and how to feel better during them)

Christmas lights, menorahs, holiday-themed shopping bags- we’re in full holiday mode. It’s a time to be grateful, to celebrate. So then why are so many of us feeling down or overwhelmed? Insta-perfection and Facebook bragging  Everyone (and their mother) is posting about how grateful and happy they are right now. If we aren’t having a good … More Why the holidays are so rough (and how to feel better during them)

Michelle Phan: How to build your self-confidence

YouTube star Michelle Phan, while known for her cool make-up tutorials, got real about self-confidence in one special post. She starts of with an amazing insight, that confidence is a muscle. It has to be exercised daily, she says. Check out her great tips here. After watching, share your thoughts! Which tip from Michelle did … More Michelle Phan: How to build your self-confidence

Demi Lovato opens up about addiction and recovery

At Demi Lovato’s worst point, she couldn’t go 30 minutes to an hour without using cocaine. For years, the award-winning musician battled bullying, addiction, eating disorders, bipolar disorder and self-harm. And she’s made it her mission to talk openly about it and break the silence around these very real problems.   In a recent interview, Lovato told Refinery 29 … More Demi Lovato opens up about addiction and recovery

5 things to do right now if you’re feeling down

We’ve all been there. You wake up feeling overly-tired, sad or irritated. Maybe there’s a reason, maybe there isn’t. Recent studies show that people who are more prone to depression have a harder time moving from one thought to another. Sometimes the best cure is doing something that gets your mind out of the grey … More 5 things to do right now if you’re feeling down