Archives for September, 2012

Celebrities

Confidence Shines Through: Lessons From Christina Aguilera


Like many celebrities, Christina Aguilera has definitely experienced her fair share of ups and downs in the spotlight.

(Remember her nasty divorce, the bizarre party crashing, and that time she screwed up the National Anthem?)

However, the 31-year-old coach for The Voice has been completely open - and completely unapologetic - about them all.

Recently, the pop sensation opened up to Lucky about another kind of up-and-down element of her life - her weight - and offers fans a bit of advice about not only being comfortable with themselves, but learning to use and be proud of what they've got:
Actually, the challenge I’ve always had is being too thin, so I love that now I have a booty, and obviously I love showing my cleavage. Hey, if you can work it and you can own it, that confidence is going to shine through.
How true is that?

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Neil Young On Sobriety: “It’s Just A Different Perspective”


Even though he once said he'd never write one, Neil Young has a memoir coming out next week...

...and he's quit drugs.

The 66-year-old singer-songwriter recently sat down with David Carr of The New York Times to talk about his new autobiography, Waging Heavy Peace, and his year-long sobriety.

(Of course, that's just the condensed version; there's a little more to the story - like the time he was arrested on drug charges with Eric Clapton and Stephen Stills, and the time he partied with Charles Manson).

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Daniel Radcliffe Talks Suicide Prevention LIVE Sunday, September 16, 2012


Today (September 16, 2012) at 2 EDT, Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black) will host a live chat discussing suicide prevention for The Trevor Project National Suicide Prevention Month Campaign, Talk to Me.

The campaign's goal is to raise awareness about suicide prevention, and Radcliffe will talk about issues and questions submitted online as well as by members of The Trevor Project's...
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Sinead O’Connor To Speak During Grassroots Suicide Prevention Event


Today, September 10, 2012, is World Suicide Prevention Day.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), one million people die by suicide each year.

It only makes sense that there'll be numerous suicide prevention and awareness events throughout the world today, and because we have a celebrity theme here at Celebrity Psychings, I want to share tonight's Grassroots Suicide Prevention event with you.

Starting at 8 p.m. BST (that's British Summer Time; find out what time it is now and a converter tool at timeanddate.com), the Grassroots Suicide Prevention organization will begin live-streaming an hour of its Protective Factors and Instilling Hope event.

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Weekend Watching: Alanis Morissette On Postpartum Depression


(Hmm... Didn't we just do a weekend post on Alanis Morissette?)

Alanis Morissette recently appeared on "Chelsea Lately" and talked with host Chelsea Handler about her postpartum depression.

The 38-year-old songstress admitted to Handler that she waited too long to ask for help (a year and four months!) but, when Handler suggested that's why she was eager to write an album, Morissette claimed "Havoc and Bright Lights" was unaffected by her depression.

Mostly.

There’s a song called 'Numb,' where I write about recovery.

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