Sometimes dialogue alone in film doesn't quite suffice. All the words in the world can't define the mood and meaning a director strives to achieve. That's where music often steps in. The right song supports the film's tone and tells a deeper story within its greater arc. From an exciting battle cry to easing in … Continue reading 6 Examples of the Creative Use of Music in Film
Living with depression and developing an emotional toolkit to manage symptoms.
A no spoilers review of the new Netflix limited psychological thriller series, Behind Her Eyes, Miss it miss out!
Valentine’s day is celebrated by millions of lovers worldwide on 14th February every year. Originally, the day was used to celebrate numerous figures throughout history, such as Saint Valentine. Even the Romans used to celebrate this festival, and it has also been used to celebrate fertility rites and the pairing of women to men in … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Love Guide for All
The ITV have recently released their adaptation of the notorious Pembrokeshire murders, staring Luke Evans and Keith Allen. Evans plays Steve Wilkins, the detective, whose unfaltering determination finally led to the conviction of John Cooper (Keith Allen). The story is adapted from the book Wilkins wrote 'The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching the Bullseye Killer' and told … Continue reading The Pembrokeshire Murders – The Bullseye Killer
I’ve heard about the benefits of sleep and keeping a sleep diary for over 20 years but it never seemed like something I should do. That was, until, I was so sleep deprived that I could no longer think straight! Years of going back and forth the doctor, only to be told I was depressed … Continue reading Sleep Deprivation? The Benefits of a Sleep Diary
Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that ebbs and flows with the changing of seasons. Sufferers often find that the colder, winter months are their ‘down’ periods, whilst warmer, summer months they are happier. Whilst this is the most common scenario, people with SAD have been known to feel SAD in the summer … Continue reading Seasonal Affective Disorder – Are you SAD or just ‘Sad’?
On Monday, Jesy Nelson announced that she would leave Little Mix. Her statement included the reason we all expected; the constant scrutiny and pressure causing her mental health to continue declining. Known as ‘The fat one’ and numerous attacks on the shape of her head/face, it is no surprise that Jesy has suffered with mental … Continue reading Jesy is Out of the MIX
is that time of year when we put away our shorts and dig out the jeans. Finding the right shape can be difficult, especially when you’re 5’2” and size 16, with an ‘upside-down’ bum (my kind daughter’s words!!). It’s also a minefield out there, with endless style, fits, rises, and colours! But buying jeans doesn’t … Continue reading A Sustainable Guide to Buying Jeans
Halloween can only mean one thing, Fright Night Film Fest!! I love getting in some popcorn, sweets, turning off the lights and having a scary film marathon (not on my own mind). Check out my other film night essential! Horror is my favourite genre, I love psychological and supernatural type films. I don’t mind a … Continue reading Top 10 Horror Films of the 21st Century