5 Fears that Paralyze (According to Twyla Tharp)

Your mind is your greatest asset and also your most dangerous enemy. I am a firm believer that you are the only thing that stands in the way of living your passions.  A few years ago, I read The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp.  Mrs. Tharp is a renown dancer and choreographer, having had decades of …

Dread: Why We Love You So

I hate scary movies, but I love dread. Now, let me explain. Don't get me wrong, I love a movie full of suspense (Try Prisoners), but a movie that's just out there to keep you up at night,  I'll pass.   We've all been there. We have that friend... Friend: *scrolling through Netflix*, "Oooooo let's watch a scary movie." Me: "I'm not about that life.  Let's watch Stepbrothers."

Book Review: A Hope More Powerful Than The Sea

As educational as it is horrifically gut-wrenching, Melissa Fleming’s “A Hope More Powerful Than The Sea”, is sure to grab your soul and throw it on spin cycle. Fleming paints the Syrian landscape in broad beautiful strokes, while also honing in on the true story of one teenage girl, Doaa, as her beloved homeland is …

Wonder Woman: Going Where No Man Has Gone Before

Wonder Woman.  I’d heard good things and my hopes were high.  It didn't disappoint.  After, I couldn't stop thinking why this movie was so stirring, and altogether successful. Sure, Gal Gadot and Chris Pine gave noteworthy performances, but Rotten Tomatoes critics ringing in at 93%.  For a superhero movie?   I mean come on, that …