6 pieces of celebrity advice for when you just need to get yourself together
Breaking news: Life isn't easy. Sometimes you'll feel down because of work or school. Other times it'll be friends or family and from time to time, you just won't know why everything seems like such a struggle.
On The Surgery this week on Radio 1, Katie Thistleton and Dr Radha will be offering advice on 'getting it together.' Whether you need motivation, you're looking to get organised or you just need a little help with your mental health, they've got you covered.
But as well as the experts, you can find advice from friends and even your favourite celebrities. Here's seven pieces of advice from A-list popstars which may go some small way to helping you get yourself together, depending on what's troubling you.
Taylor Swift sent an inspiring message to a struggling fan on Instagram
Taylor Swift is known for being super-amazing with her fans, and in 2014 posted an inspiring message on an Instagram pic of someone who was struggling with their self-esteem.
None of us know how our lives are going to turn out. And I think it's better that wayTaylor Swift
"Self-doubt can be like falling down a rabbit hole, and it's hard to tell whether it will end in some new epiphany or in feeling lost and defeated," Taylor wrote on the unknown fan's account.
"You have to be the judge of when to just take it easy on yourself.
Taylor said she could see similarities between the fan and herself.
"Taking things one step at a time is an exhausting process for impatient people like you and me, but I think one day you'll look up and look around and see that finding yourself wasn't as terrifying as you thought it would be.
"None of us know how our lives are going to turn out. And I think it's better that way."
Miley said it very, very simply
In 2013, Miley Cyrus made a simple but powerful statement in her documentary movie, Miley: The Movement.
And it's one for all of us to remember, especially if you're the sort of person who tries too hard to please other people all the time.
"At the end of the day the person that has to be happy is me," she said.
BRB, just off to the printer to made a hard copy of that one.
P!nk's message to her daughter was also for ALL of us
P!nk, as you are probably well aware, is an endless source of inspiration and general amazingness. At the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, she gave a passionate speech directed at her six year old daughter Willow, but it hit home with everyone watching - whether P!nk is their mum or not.
We take the gravel and the shell and we make a pearlP!nk
"When people make fun of me, that’s what they use: They say that I look like a boy, or I am too masculine, too many opinions, my body is too strong," she told the crowd and viewers.
"And I said to her, ‘Do you see me growing my hair? Do you see me changing my body? Do you see me changing the way I present myself to the world?
"And do you see me selling out arenas all over the world?
"So, baby girl, we don’t change. We take the gravel and the shell and we make a pearl."
Please adopt us.
Ally from Fifth Harmony reminded us that being strong is TOUGH
Fifth Harmony have had a rough time over the past year. As well as losing member Camila Cabello and the subsequent nastiness that followed, audio was leaked in late 2016 in which (seriously woke) member Lauren Jauregui claimed they group were "worked like slaves"
Those feelings will go away, just continue to fightAlly Brooke, 5H
So yeah, they know a thing or two about getting things together.
"Feeling alone, feeling scared, feeling helpless and sad or lonely. Those feelings will go away, just continue to fight," singer Ally Brooke told Contrast magazine in 2017.
"Continue to strive to be the best person you can be every day, because I promise you it’s temporary and there really is hope and joy in the future.
"You’ve just got to hold on."
Selena Gomez inspired us all with her moving Instagram message
Selena Gomez came to the aid of a fan who was thinking about suicide with some kind words which hopefully helped.
My point is you are not alone in this worldSelena Gomez
She wrote a lengthy message on the fan's Instagram post, encouraging the youngster to try and see the positives in life.
"There is someone in the world feeling so much, just like you. There is someone who will always have it better or have it way worse than you," a concerned Selena wrote.
"The point of all of that is for you to feel not alone.
"My point is you are not alone in this world. People every day feel so many emotions they wish they could turn off. But that's not why we are here.
"We are here for relationships, for people just like us who feel worthless. Your purpose is to share, help, encourage."
Little Mix say their whole career is about trying to make you feel better
Little Mix are the very definition of friendship goals. And while we're a long way off from being BFFs with Perrie, Jesy, Leigh-Anne and Jade, they're pretty good at perking us up with their pop hits.
If our music can make them feel better, then we're doing our jobsJesy Nelson
And that's exactly what they set out to do.
"If a girl is being bullied, or heartbroken, or just feeling like utter ****, if our music can make them feel better, then we're doing our jobs right," said Jesy in an interview with Wonderland magazine in 2015.
"We want to do everything we can to make women feel better about themselves," added Leigh-Anne.
FYI - this applies to male fans too. Shout Out To My Ex works just as well for broken-hearted boys too.
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