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Imposter Syndrome: All the best celebrity quotes
Life

Brilliant women share their imposter syndrome stories, to remind you that you’re not alone

70% of women will deal with the condition at some point in their lives.

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Lauren Geall
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Angelina Jolie
People

Angelina Jolie’s words on self-acceptance are highly relatable and reassuring

She spoke at the Maleficent premiere.

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Hollie Richardson
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Fashion

How feel-good fashion became the ultimate trend of 2019

From colourful dresses to eye-catching headgear, we explore the positive power of fashion.

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Stylist Team
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Ariana Grande singing on-stage at her Sweetener tour
People

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

“With all due respect, I could do this in your living room.”

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Lauren Geall
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Lizzo’s VMAs performance is a masterclass in loving yourself

It was half dance routine, half TED Talk and all inspiration.

People

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

This method for boosting self-esteem is surprisingly simple.

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Megan Murray
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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.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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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”

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Michelle Elman
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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”

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Michelle Elman
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Iskra Lawrence
People

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”.

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Michelle Elman
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Michelle Elman
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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.

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.”

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Michelle Elman
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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”

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Michelle Elman
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People

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

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

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

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

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

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Anna Brech
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Beauty

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'

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Lucy Partington
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Anna Brech
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“Empowering? The #10yearchallenge is fuelling our obsession with beauty ideals“

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

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…”

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Kayleigh Dray
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