Happy Introverted

As a society we prefer extroverts, they are sociable, welcoming and open. In contrast, calling someone an introvert is almost an insult. But why? I feel personally attacked as I consider myself an introvert. I get tired of big gatherings, need time for myself and often feel most productive when I’m left alone. By current …

New Aladdin and Modern Disney

A wave of criticism engulfed the new Disney remake - the live-action Aladdin directed by Guy Ritchie. Disney is being blamed for exploiting nostalgic feelings for profit instead of creating original content. After an opening weekend, the movie received only 58 per cent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. But for a millennial like me, who …

Ever enough?

Since the young age, I always felt that I could do better. Get better grades, be a better dancer, better daughter/sister/friend. I often felt that I wasn’t doing enough and for a few weeks this daunting realization will push me to do more things: sign up to new classes or start online courses. However, the …

Parents’ love

Don't we all sometimes hear those stories about the 'forbidden love' and it sounds so movie-like, some Romeo Juliette vibe. But we don't need to look very far to find real life examples and I personally know enough people who face this issue as they families take on Montague/Capulet roles. In my experience, it's often …