Motivational Monday: Roll Down Your Window

 

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I’m a huge entertainment buff. Actually, that’s probably an understatement. From movies to music, I pretty much love it all! This love runs so deep that my mom used to call me a walking TV Guide (which makes me sound so old and out of touch, haha). You see, before there was a “guide” option on Comcast or Direct TV remotes, you had to check the newspaper each night or closely watch the TV Guide channel without missing the one for which you were waiting. That was literally the worst because if you missed the channel you were looking for, you had to start from the top and wait for it to scroll by (first world problems, I know). In any case, I was so addicted to the screen, I could walk into a room and name the title, actors, and maybe provide a few facts. That was my thing. It still is.

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Motivational Monday: No Tomorrow

 

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What would you do if you knew the world was going to end in just a few short months? How would you live your life? Would you keep living life the way you already do or would you take a risk and live the life you’ve always wanted? Would you quit school? Record an album? Travel the world? Jump out of an airplane? Dance like no one’s watching? These are the very questions posed in a CW show I recently discovered called No Tomorrow (thanks, Netflix). The series chronicles twenty-something Evie Covington, a Seattle woman who follows every rule to the T and never colors outside of the lines until she meets free-spirited Xavier Holliday, a dashing Brit who encourages her to live like there’s no tomorrow because, to Xavier, there isn’t one. That’s right, Xavier is convinced the world is about to end because…science and math. Let’s not get carried away with the specifics of the show. I know it sounds a little ridiculous, but it’s definitely worth watching if not for the obvious romance and chemistry between the two leads, then at least for the content. Because Xavier challenges Evie to live each day to the fullest, he gives us permission to do the same. 

 

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