Entertainment & Celebrities

Selena Gomez and the Importance of Mental Health Self-Care

By Ariel Beccia--Selena Gomez made headlines last week for her announcement that she would be taking time off from touring. The reason? To focus on her “health and happiness.” Last October, Selena revealed that she was diagnosed with lupus, an autoimmune disease for which she underwent chemotherapy.

5 Diverse Superheroes Who Are Shaking Up the Marvel Universe

By Palmer Hipp--Marvel recently announced the re-launch of Invincible Iron Man. Yep, Tony Stark is stepping down and taking his place is 15-year-old Riri Williams.

5 TV Shows That Get Mental Illness Right

By Dana Land--Watching movies or television shows can be a great way to unwind after a long day. Friends can bond over their favorite characters and introduce each other to new shows and genres.

'Exercise Queen' Kayla Itsines Regrets 'Bikini Body Guide'

By Palmer Hipp--Kayla Itsines has created a fitness cult with just two words: bikini body. With more than five million Instagram followers, Kayla’s global network keeps growing.

The Best Moments from Beyoncé’s CFDA Speech

By Palmer Hipp--Beyoncé is this year’s CFDA Fashion Icon—as if Queen B needs an award to tell her how much she slays. She delivered a powerful speech honoring her mother, grandmother and uncles and their roles in her career, stating, “Thank you for showing me that having presence is about far more than the clothes you wear and your physical beauty. Thank you for showing me how to take risks, work hard and live life on my own terms.”  


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