Showing posts from September, 2022

Viruses and Stress

A discussion of the SciTech article, "Viruses May Be 'Watching' You – Lying in Wait Before Multiplying and Killing." Connecting the dots between viruses and stress management. This article was published yesterday and I couldn't help but connect the dots on how unknowingly can succumb to illness manifesting in us. Listen to the podcast above. Feel free to check out the article as well.  Viruses May Be 'Watching' You – Lying in Wait Before Multiplying and Killing.

The Woman King Movie Review

The Woman King I went to see this with no expectations and didn'teven know about the controversyat first. The call for a boycott actually pushedme to go see it sooner. I saw the preview, saw Viola, and was like, going to see this. The Woman King is the movie to see. It is a phenomenal film starring Viola Davis, John Boyega, Lashana Lynch (she did that 🔥), Hero Fiennes Tiffin, and Thuso Mbedu. The Woman King is based on real-life woman warriors, the Agojie, of the Dahomey tribe during the height of the slave trade. The film follows Nanisca, played by Viola Davis, as she leads the Agojie in protecting her people. A new King is now in rule of the Dahomey people, and he has to make some tough decisions in order to save the way of life for his people. The Woman King starts right off with an epic battle scene and keeps the momentum going with captivating storytelling. I do not think I have anything bad to say about it. The pacing was well done, giving us backstory while not completely b

Eat More Fruit

Let's talk about how  Eating more fruit and fewer savory snacks predicts better mental health, study finds Listen below

Let's Talk Black Mermaid

  Let’s Talk Black Mermaid Scroll down to listen to the podcast Did someone mention a black mermaid? Of course, they did. That is all everyone is talking about because Disney dropped the teaser trailer with Halle Bailey as Ariel. I am here for all of it. There is so much to be said regarding the vitriol being directed her way but I am going to steer away from it because the haters gonna hate. The Little Mermaid is one of my favorite Disney princess stories and I am looking forward to watching Halle Bailey take over the role. Not only that I am so looking forward to watching her career blossom. She is a beautiful and super talented young lady who will only continue to rise from this.  Black mermaids though! Yes, let’s talk about that. Skin of the Sea written by Natasha Bowen is all about black mermaids. Skin of the Sea follows Simidele (Simi), a young girl who prayed and was turned into a mermaid by an Orisha, as she scavenges the sea to save souls lost to the slave trade. Except, one d