Welp, it’s that time of year again. The time where I watch something Christmas-themed and have way too many thoughts and feelings about it. Two years ago, I wrote about The Grinch and last year, I wrote about Olive, the Other Reindeer. Since they’re some of my most read and searchable posts, I wanted to do another this year, and the new Disney+ series The … Continue reading 276 Thoughts I Had While Watching the First Season of The Santa Clauses
Okay, so I know that we still have a couple weeks of 2022, but I’ve been struggling to write recently, and I’ve realized that’s because… Well, I’m just not feeling the Christmas spirit this year. I know, I know. This is where the audience gasps and people faint. Renata? Not excited for Christmas? Renata!? For the record, though, it doesn’t seem like I’m the only … Continue reading Bring on 2023!
I love Christmas music. I know I get a lot of flack for how early in the year I start listening to Christmas music from my fiancé, everyone on my social media, Bill, the local barista and…you know, everyone else. Is September too early? Asking for this joker: Hell, sometimes during the year, if I’m feeling down, I’ll put on one of my favorite Christmas … Continue reading Some of My Favorite Christmas Song Remakes
While out shopping this past weekend, I saw a mindfulness planner. As someone who finds it physically impossible to not look at planners and journals when I find them, I naturally picked it up. Ooooh, mindfulness. Now they’re speaking my language. But something jumped out at me as soon as I read the back cover. One of the features that the planner boasted was “goal … Continue reading Setting and Achieving Goals Mindfully
College was quite an interesting time for me. As someone who had lived in the same town (even house) for my entire life, it was the first time I was away for an extended period of time. I’ve always been close with my family and very attached to my friends, so going away to college was really challenging. I was in an entirely new place … Continue reading Why College Was Perfect for Me