Self Confidence

  • Ariana Grande singing on-stage at her Sweetener tour
    People

    Ariana Grande has a message for all those people saying she uses auto-tune

  • Lizzo
    People

    Lizzo’s VMAs performance is a masterclass in loving yourself

  • People

    The brilliant way Kate Nash uses her imagination when she has a crisis of confidence

Latest Stories

Compliments and anxiety
Long Reads

“How I learned to accept compliments with zero awkwardness”

Hypnotherapist Chloe Brotheridge used to shyly bat compliments away – but now she’s taught herself to accept them like a boss.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
People

Face Equality Day: This is what it’s really like to live with a visible difference

Burns survivor Tulsi Vagjiani opens up about learning to love herself

Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
Published
Jada Sezer talks catcalling, societal pressures and sweaty hot yoga sessions
People

Jada Sezer talks catcalling, societal pressures and sweaty hot yoga sessions

“I feel the most sexy that I’ve ever felt after a hot yoga class, it makes me feel super confident and like I’ve got my life all together”

Posted by
Michelle Elman
Published
Emily Atack
People

Emily Atack gets real about dealing with fat-shaming bullies on Twitter

"I won’t bow to a stranger who felt a desire to call me out on my double chins”

Posted by
Michelle Elman
Published
Posted by
Michelle Elman
Published

Iskra Lawrence gets real about being fat-shamed as a 14-year-old model

“I learned there was something wrong with my body and the size of it,” explains the model. “I didn’t like it and wanted to change it”.

Nicola Roberts
People

Nicola Roberts recalls being bullied as a child by her dance teacher

“I used to be hugely insecure about being pale,” says the Girls Aloud star.

Posted by
Michelle Elman
Published
Poorna Bell
People

Poorna Bell is sick and tired of the fitness industry’s sexist stereotypes

“Everything tells us that the main goal of fitness is to lose weight. It doesn’t tell you anything about ability or strength.”

Posted by
Michelle Elman
Published
bryony Gordon - Stylist Loves Women
People

Body Politics: Bryony Gordon on the one thing we can all do to reach self-love

“We need to stop feeling like we have an obligation to find bits about our bodies that we dislike”

Posted by
Michelle Elman
Published
People

Lizzo just shared a vital lesson on the three steps to self-love

Her words will help you appreciate yourself, no matter what.

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
Published
People

Jennifer Garner just summed up the problem with the word pretty

The actress says the word was always banned in her house, and it made a world of different to her self-esteem.

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
Published
Life

Why it’s OK to be quiet in meetings at work

Don’t beat yourself up - it's actually an asset

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Posted by
Lucy Partington
Published

This new selfie series by Rankin is extremely powerful and entirely necessary

He asked 15 teenagers to edit their own pictures in order to make them 'social media ready'

Life

“Empowering? The #10yearchallenge is fuelling our obsession with beauty ideals“

It sends out the wrong message in a surface-level world

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Young woman using cell phone to send text message on social network at night. Closeup of hands with computer laptop in background
Life

Why this man’s surprising response to a Reddit #AskWomen thread has gone viral

“I’m not ‘mansplaining’ or trying to discount how you might feel – I’m offering a perspective that might help…”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Lucy Mangan

“Why women are describing themselves as #AppropriatelyConfident”

Lucy Mangan tells us exactly what she’s thinking.

Posted by
Lucy Mangan
Published
Life

How to say no when you are a people pleaser

You may have always been the 'nice' one, but it's time to start putting yourself first.

Posted by
Felicity Morse
Published
Life

Why Gemma Cairney is taking over the Stylist website for one whole day

Get ready to to think outside the box, embrace your creativity and try something new

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
VANCOUVER, BC - OCTOBER 21: Oprah Winfrey arrives for the David Foster Foundation Gala at Rogers Arena on October 21, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images)
People

This is what happened when Oprah googled herself for the first time

She was shocked by what the search engine uncovered

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Posted by
Deborah Coughlin
Published

One writer on why we should change the conversation around stretch marks

Writer and former Feminist Times editor, Deborah Coughlin, thinks it’s time we all embraced our stretch marks…

People

Selena Gomez’s attitude to her scars will resonate with anyone who’s had surgery

It took a long time for her to feel comfortable with her body after the kidney transplant

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published