If not talented enough, some of our most-loved celebrities are also harbouring amazing talent as artists. It makes sense that actors and musicians who have so much creativity bubbling below the surface need another medium to express themselves. But who would have thought that Marilyn Manson was a master of
Jet-setter, Instagram sensation, and nicknamed "the Noodle", 19-year-old Emma Silverton is a South African born British model on the rise. With her unique style and witty captions, it's no wonder she has more than 10,000 followers on Instagram. Cara from Mira chatted with her about how she was discovered, beauty
Pronounced "hoo-ga", hygge is a Danish lifestyle concept that centres on coziness and enjoying the little things in life. It could be as small as reading a good book on a rainy day or sipping a hot chocolate by the fire. The feelings created by these little pleasures is essentially
Dreams have been an interest for humans since the beginning of time. Why do they happen? What do they mean? Many people brush off dreams as your sleeping mind creating images of things you have thought about or seen during your busy day. But, for the Surrealist art movement, dreams
A Chakra, sometimes referred to as a Cakka or Cakra, is a centre of energy in your spiritual body. This concept is typically found in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism and is a central focus in yoga, meditation, and energy channeling. There are seven chakras that run down the centre of the body, from
Car conglomerate Volvo has made a recent statement that they will be the first to give up environmentally unfriendly diesel and petrol cars by 2019. Last year the company sold nearly 50,000 cars in the U.K. alone. Their new range of cars will be powered by battery or be an
Seven years have gone by since the annoyingly catchy 'Whip My Hair' single was released by Willow Smith. The daughter of celebrity royalty, Will and Jada Smith, has since been quietly releasing music into the ether - well, on YouTube and SoundCloud to be precise. Her channel 'Frequencies by Willow Smith'
Rachel Clifton, an 18-year-old student from London, writes a compelling description of her battle with mental health issues; specifically, her eating disorder.
"Growing up in London, a city known for its ethnic and cultural diversity and relative liberalism, I am yet to find someone who hasn’t heard the term “eating disorder.” While
Since her victory in the final of The Great British Bake Off, the most-watched TV show in 2015 with 15 million viewers, Nadiya Hussain’s career has grown exponentially. Her first cookbook, Nadiya’s Kitchen, was released this past June, she writes a cooking column for the Times, and made the Queen’s
Been reading a lot of articles recently about all the awful sexist moments to occur at the Rio Olympics so far and, while it is important to highlight these issues, I want to balance them out with some of the highlights of feminism... Just so we don't all lose total
"I threw all my medication into a fountain, and then got on my hands and knees to fish out as many pills as possible... I feel like I am on a bullet train, or I am a bullet train, or a bomb; my fingers themselves feel like they are made
Guest author Shannon Ingrey tells her story about dealing with depression since childhood, her experiences as an inpatient in a mental hospital and how she feels let down by the lack of support given to her during her time under medical care.
“I have suffered from depression from the age of
An author, who wishes to remain anonymous, tells all about what it's like to live with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), how she copes with harming stigmas, and what we can all do to improve our general awareness of what the illness entails.
"If you have any knowledge of mental illness and
Frida Kahlo was more than just meets the brows. The Mexican artist had a life full of pain, romance and above all, powerful artistic talent. But here are a few things you might not have known...
She was born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón: she only changed her name to Frieda
Guest author, Eleni Zachariou, of the blog Unapologetic Empathetic, tells her story about being a sufferer of Borderline Personality Disorder, along with troubling the stigma associated the mental illness and what people might not know.
"Over the past few years mental health awareness has boomed and campaigns have appeared everywhere promoting
With the upcoming US Presidential elections and the looming thought that a certain Mr. Trump may become the most powerful man in the world people are looking for escape routes... and if Canada wasn't appealing enough with its green mountains, moose and maple syrup it's made even better by Justin
Lady Gaga has had more than a dozen covers of V Magazine's Pre-Spring Issue, and her most recent is especially steamy. In an intimate photo, Lady Gaga poses nude with her fiancé of almost a year, Taylor Kinney. The two are seated on a paint-splattered canvas, coiled around each other, after having apparently made
Feminism has a new front woman and she's a little younger than you'd think...
Rowan Blanchard was previously best known for her role as Riley on Disney's "Girl Meets World" TV show. But now she is making herself a prominent figure for feminist activism - at only 13 years old.
A fan recently
Colour symbolism is highly culture-specific and changeable. Consider, for example, that white was the traditional colour of mourning in Japan at the same time that black had the same meaning for most of Europe. It is clear that in most of Europe and America in the 19th century and early
"Perhaps clothed women are going to have a moment..."
Every year Pirelli tyres, an Italian based company, releases a glossy calendar featuring the best the supermodel world has to offer. Artfully lit nudes of toned, tanned and titillating models ranging from Kate Moss to Gisele Bundchen normally fill the pages, but