Self-care Sunday ~ OVERSTIMULATION

Self-care Sunday ~ OVERSTIMULATION

Overstimulation happens when your senses are overloaded to the point of discomfort. Examples include loud noises, bright lights, strong smell or taste, etc. Overstimulation happens to everyone, but those who are highly sensitive are prone to suffering from it on a daily basis, causing them significant distress. High sensitivity can come from many underlying medical [...]

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

I recently discovered Peter Gundry, a talented composer who's music is completely unlike others. His work is mainly instrumental with limited vocals, mixing classical with fantasy and new age. He has many albums, some darker than others, all containing an aura of mystifying enchantment. "The Shadow's Bride" sends you through a portal into an entirely [...]

Album Review ~ “folklore” by Taylor Swift

Album Review ~ “folklore” by Taylor Swift

Last Friday, Taylor Swift dropped a surprise album titled "folklore." Just as surprising, is the new direction she took with her music. The record has a cottage-core aesthetic: presenting themes of simplicity, nostalgia, melancholiness, and mythology. Each song comes with a story that carries universal messages we can all relate to in different ways, and [...]

Summer Playlist

Summer Playlist

Happy Summer Solstice! (Midsummer) Today marks the first day of summer, when light has peaked. It is the longest day of the year as the sunlight is at its brightest. From here on, the light will gradually begin to decrease as darkness once again comes forward -- however, lightness still prevails. And it won't be [...]

Music Monday ~ Britney Spears re-releases “Glory” album with new track “Mood Ring”

Music Monday ~ Britney Spears re-releases “Glory” album with new track “Mood Ring”

This past weekend, after four painful years of silence, Britney Spears blessed her fans with new music by releasing new track "Mood Ring." Previously, this song was exclusively available to her Japanese fans on the deluxe version of her most recent album, 2016's "Glory." The album was re-released on Friday worldwide to include this new [...]

Film Review: I watched “JOKER,” and then I watched Harley Quinn’s “Birds of Prey”

Film Review: I watched “JOKER,” and then I watched Harley Quinn’s “Birds of Prey”

Joker & Harley Quinn are Gotham City's most infamous lovebirds. This past autumn, "JOKER" was released, followed by the winter release of "Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn.)" Both films follow each character separately. "JOKER" is the prequel to Joker's career as Batman's nemesis, telling the story of how he [...]

Fashion Trends ~ Kawaii / Creepy-Cute / Pastel Goth

Fashion Trends ~ Kawaii / Creepy-Cute / Pastel Goth

Three very similar, yet completely distinct fashion trends: Kawaii, Creepy-cute, and Pastel Goth. These alternative styles are often mixed and matched. But they all have their own vibe. Kawaii Kawaii is a part of Japanese culture that equates to "cuteness." The literal translation of the word means the act of blushing, because something is so [...]

Spring Playlist

Spring Playlist

Happy first day of spring!!! On the first day of spring, lightness & darkness are equal. In the days to come, the light will continue shining brighter and brighter until it reaches its peak. For the season of spring, things can only get better. As the sunlight increases, light is shined upon us, and the [...]