Short-Film Review: Sexual Health, Openness, Inclusive and Expressing Oneself in Girlsplained

The wonders of YouTube, leads to new discovery. I guess that's what growing up is all about, learning and exploring and trying to figure ones self out. In Girlsplained, a film focused on sexual health education--specifically for black and brown girls in the UK; the characters try to navigate through this confusing world of sex, …

A Visual Storytelling of Love through John Legend's, "Conversations in The Dark"

Love, I've heard it's a beautiful thing. It can make you strong, scared, fragile and so much more. I'm always fascinated by Love and how individuals express the idea of love. Whether through dance, music, art, photographs, or literature. So, how does one describe love or everlasting love? I don't know, but in John Legend …

Traveling through Time with "Shallou's Nomad Series and newest single Older"

Music, it's supposed to make you feel something, evoke emotions that are hard to describe. It also allows for calmness and the mundane. Shallou That is exactly what artist Shallou's music does. Shallou is the project of musician and producer Joe Boston. His music is a mix of emotions and electronic pop. I would describe …

Getting Lost in Leanne Betasamosake Simpson's, This Accident of Being Lost

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. House of Anansi (124p) ISBN 978-1-4870-0127-8 This Accident of Being Lost is a 2017 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalist with a collection of stories and songs from award-winning Nishnaabeg storyteller and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. Author of short fiction stories like Islands of Decolonial Love and the The Gift Is in …

Becoming In tuned with yourself through Mark Williams and Danny Penman's Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

In Mindfulness in 8 weeks in a Frantic World, authors' Dr. Mark Williams (Cognitive Psychology Professor) and Dr. Danny Penman (Journalist) outline accessible practices for reducing stress and improving life satisfaction, drawing on the author's meditation teachings to outline effective therapeutic exercises that can be performed in 10 to 20 minutes each day. (Half Price) …

Should I Check It Out? Two in One, The Female of the species by Mindy McGinnis and Kill the boy band by Goldy Moldavsky

I follow a writing and drama watching community on Twitter and sometimes each group recommends books or essays. Sometimes, they create polls and ask questions like, "Who likes sad books?" This is the story of how one questions turned into four book recommendations and one post about possibly checking out....... Two vastly different books with …