Archives for October, 2013

Celebrities

5 Mental Health Lessons We Can Learn from Celebrities

Britney Spears

My family is currently going through a health crisis, and in light of that I've decided to place Celebrity Psychings on hiatus.

Combining the two topics--celebrities and mental health--isn't everyone's cup of tea, so it's always been my goal to do so in the most respectful and educational way possible.

I can't guarantee either of those while my attention now is primarily focused on...
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Alcohol

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Impresses ‘Dracula’ Coworkers

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Seems like things are looking up for Jonathan Rhys Meyers!

Thanks to Netflix, The Tudors isn't exactly long gone; however, the 36-year-old Meyers is filling another swoon-worth role as Alexander Grayson, the lead in NBC's new fall drama, Dracula.

Aside from Albert Nobbs (written by and starring Glenn Close), we haven't seen much of Meyers, who's reportedly struggled with substance abuse...
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Everyday Folk

5 Ways to Take Care of Yourself When a Health Crisis Strikes


Recently, a close family member of mine was diagnosed with malignant ascites.

Extremely simply put, my family member has a build up of fluid in the abdominal cavity that, after initial tests, shows cancer. Currently, doctors are conducting a variety of tests to determine the exact location, extent, and finally, treatment options.

So, how does any of this relate to "celebrities," the theme of this blog?

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Depression

Time for Some Humor: Post-Concert Depression Symptoms!


Let's start this week out with a little humor!

As most of you know, I like a good concert. I especially like Dave Matthews Band shows.

Truthfully, these are the only shows I travel a significant distance to see (I think the second farthest was Ryan Bingham), so what I'm about to share with you is especially significant to that area of my life!

Last month, Alternative Press posted
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Celebrities

Sinead to Miley: “Don’t Allow Yourself to Be Prostituted”

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Sinead O'Connor has penned an open letter to Miley Cyrus, stating she's "extremely concerned" for the "Wrecking Ball" singer and reminding her that the music industry doesn't "doesn't give a s--t" about her.

The entertainment industry exploded when the 20-year-old former Hannah Montana star sang and "danced" along side Robin Thicke during his summer hit, "Blurred Lines" at...
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