10 Villains to Love-Hate

Since the world is celebrating romance today, I thought I would celebrate my lifelong romance with villains instead (I’m a brat like that). These are my top 10 Villains ranked according to their level of “evil,” in terms of how much destruction they wreak. OBVIOUSLY... MASSIVE SPOILERS. Honorable Mention: Kylo Ren, Star Wars This boy... Continue Reading →

The Psychopath, The Sociopath, and the Narcissist

I have interesting friends. Since many of us are into psychology, when we watch things, we wind up talking about mental disorders. The BBC series The Musketeers is rich ground for antisocial disorders. Most of its characters have antisocial traits (the antisocial spectrum includes narcissists, sociopaths, and psychopaths—people without a moral conscience), but three of... Continue Reading →

What is this, self-discipline?

Skim-reading last night, my eye fell on a random sentence. When you commit yourself to doing something every day that self-enforced discipline spills over into other areas of your life. THAT IS SO TRUE. In an effort not to be a slob, I committed to making my bed every morning. I forced myself to make... Continue Reading →

Here comes a remake!

Ever since Disney has started doing live-action remakes of all their films, I wondered if they would ever get around to The Hunchback of Notre Dame. It might be hard to do, since the themes animation can “tone down” on screen in live-action come across as much more… mature. You can get away with Frollo... Continue Reading →

The Mousy Heroine

I don’t know why, but whenever I visit Daphne de Maurier’s Rebecca, I always get to the end and feel like starting all over again. It’s a peculiar sensation because nothing about the story is moral or upstanding—but it haunts me. Draws me in. So back I run to Manderley. If you have never read... Continue Reading →

Goals & Resolutions Going Forward

I love moving forward. Improving myself and my life. Last year I did some important “me” things. I lost 15 pounds on the every other day diet. It was hard but worth it, because I love my new weight. This year, I am going to focus on “streamlining” my life. Bringing it into harmony. Learning... Continue Reading →

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