Classic Movies to Watch During the Halloween Season

Hey everyone! I wanted to give a few movie recommendations now that the spooky season has finally arrived. This being one of my favorite holidays, I wanted to encourage everyone to plan some movie nights with family or friends. It’s the best way to cozy up by the fire, eat snacks, and enjoy the classics…

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Spooky Season

Halloween is just around the corner and I’m sure most of us have already started thinking about how to decorate our homes! The most important piece of the holidays is the ambiance (books, movies, and festive drinks!). Everyone has their own idea of how they envision spooky time to be, whether it be full of Michael Meyers and the series of Saw or cute costumes and Hocus Pocus. To start, I wanted to share a classic favorite: The Nightmare Before Christmas…

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Review: Midsommar

Released in and taking place during the summer, “Midsommar” centers around a group of five college students who travel to Sweden to take part in a midsummer festival that occurs once every 90 years. The group is quick to realize that there is something strange about their host community known as the Harga who seemingly live in unblemished peace between their constant frolicking in fields and the prolonged, warm embraces of the people…

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Journey Into Space With Netflix’s “Away”

Fall has always been a fun season, and what can make it more fun than a great new TV show being released? Away was released on Netflix in September, a ten-episode science fiction drama following the story of American astronaut Emma Green, played by Hilary Swank, as she leads an international crew on a mission to Mars…

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Much To Do About Nothing

A friend suggested I carve out time to “do nothing.” I thought she was kidding—how could not working make me feel better about not working? But after a few months of incorporating this time into my mornings, it’s something I have actually come to look forward to. The time to “do nothing” is exactly what it sounds like. You take a few minutes out of your day to sit and quite literally do nothing but observe your thoughts and sensations. This practice is also called “mindfulness,” and essentially allows you space to distance yourself from your emotions…

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Take a Break From School by Watching a Show About School

With school starting back up and routines settling in, it’s easy to feel stressed or overwhelmed. If you’ve been looking for a way to relax, then look no further! The show, Community, is set in a community college, and is one of the most hilarious, meta shows of all time….

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Unwind with Adventure Time

Adventure Time is full of some of the most incredible world-building I’ve ever seen in any format, cartoon or live-action, and executes one of the most wholesome, intense, and emotional stories in recent media. More often than not, I’ll have it playing in the background as I work. With it’s catchy opening and credits themes, energetic voice-acting, and colorful artwork, I find it works both as a nice de-stresser and as a motivator for my own writing…

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