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The Harry Potter Series

Hey everyone!

So I wanted to talk about something that I enjoy very much and have for a while now and that’s the Harry Potter series. I’m currently watching (for the billionth time) the last movie and I absolutely love this series. I read the books when I was still in elementary school and they helped me through a lot of issues at home and at school. There’s so many great messages in these books about friendship and love and bravery and sacrifice.

I also just love how the books are written and the wonderful imagery that they describe.

I love the movies too even though it upsets me that so many things in the books aren’t in the movies. I understand that the movies would have to be a LOT longer for everything in the books to be in them but there’s some things I feel should have been included.

For example I feel like the movies could have benefited from some comic relief from peeves the poltergeist who is in every single book but not in any of the movies. That small detail has always upset me a bit.

If you haven’t read them or at least seen the movies I highly recommend them, I think they’re pretty awesome! I also recommend going online and checking which house you’re in and what wand you would have on a website like Pottermore. If you’re really into the series it is a lot of fun!

Thanks everyone. Let me know in the comments which is your favorite!

Beach Vacation

So I talked a little bit in a previous post about how much I love the beach and the ocean and how it helps with my anxiety and helps me de-stress. Well I found out recently that I am actually going to the beach in late July. Work and life has been particularily stressful lately and I think it will definitely help.

I will make sure to take pictures and share them from the trip and hopefully I will remember to schedule some posts for when I’m gone.

I talk about the negatives of anxiety and how it’s affected my past and my relationships in a negative way but I also wanted to share the positives of how you can relax and some things that can help your anxiety even if they can’t cure it. I think being close to nature and the ocean helps us just reconnect to our souls and focus just on us and the universe and Earth and just brings us peace and calm. At least it does for me.

I also am beginning to appreciate classical music and the lack of words. Just listening to the instruments is surprisingly calming. Reading is helping a lot too and I’m currently in the middle of re-reading the Harry Potter books that brought me so much joy in my childhood, hoping that I can bring back that joy and those feelings I experienced as a kid. It truly is magical.

To end this post I would like to share a quote from one of my favorite fictional characters, Albus Dumbledore

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of time, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”