How Spirited Away Is About Unflinchingly Accepting Adolescence

Miyazaki’s masterful storytelling and fine-tuned artistic vision is apparent in many if not all of the Studio Ghibli films, especially in one of the most iconic, Spirited Away. I remember watching Spirited Away for the first time in middle school. I had to ask my mom to buy it off the cable’s pay-per-view, patiently waiting as she fiddled with the remote’s buttons to punch in … Continue reading How Spirited Away Is About Unflinchingly Accepting Adolescence

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The Only New Years Resolutions You’ll Ever Need

Chances are, at some point in your life, you’ve made a New Years resolution. Maybe you kept it, maybe as of mid-January you gave up and figured life was more about being happy than thin. We’re not here to judge. A new year is a time of new beginnings. It’s a socially contrived chance to fundamentally change something about yourself. After all, as they say … Continue reading The Only New Years Resolutions You’ll Ever Need