Conquering Your Fears? I’ll Pass…

I think we’ve all heard about this tactic to help conquer your fears – it involves facing what you’re afraid of head on, and hoping you don’t pass out in the meantime. Whether it’s spiders, snakes, or heights most people will tell you how “it’s not that bad.” No matter how much you fear something, no one can make you confront it if you are not willing.

I’m scared of poisonous snakes, crocodiles, and sometimes the dark (especially after a scary movie). But what I want to talk about today is a fear and avoidance of truly being frightened. I want to distinguish this from the fright I get from watching scary movies: I willing bring that terror onto my self, I welcome it. And I know that the movie is not real. I’m talking about fright that occurs from events in the real world.

Let me tell you a little story to clarify what I mean about a fear and avoidance of truly being frightened.

A few years ago, during winter break, I went to Mountain Creek up in Vernon Township, NJ to ski; it was a ladies promotional day and we received a discount on the rental gear. I had never gone skiing before — my parents preferred to stay indoors rather than outdoors when there was snow on the ground. I believe this was also my cousin’s first time skiing, or she hadn’t gone in years. Either way, we agreed that it was a good idea to sign up for a ski lesson and learn the basics over a few hours. We got accustomed to walking with the skis on our feet, went down a really tiny snow covered mound, and practiced moving our skis into the position necessary to stop or slow down. After practicing our newly cultivated skills on this barely-even-an-incline-slope, my cousin and I, feeling confident, headed over to the ski lift to try out the big girl bunny hill.

As we went up, the nerves hit me. Compared to the ant hill that we had just spent a few hours on, this bunny hill that we were about to tackle was more like a mountain. It took me a few moments to actually go down the hill after getting to the top, and as soon as I started sliding down the slope, I immediately regretted my decision. Gravity was affecting me a lot more than I had anticipated and I was flying — or at least it felt like I was. Wind whipping my face, zipping past young children who making their way down the hill, I was panicking. Honestly. I tried moving my skis as one does when they want to stop, but that didn’t work. Scared that I was going to take out some poor, unsuspecting child due to my inability to ski, I purposely leaned to one side and made myself fall and stop moving. I did this a few times until I was about 2/3 down the slope. I wondered whether going down that tiny mound a few more times would have prepared me more… probably not.

Anyways, I’m 2/3 down the hill and I tell myself I’m going to make it to the bottom without making myself fall. I stand up and go… aaaaaand then I want to stop. I am going much faster than I wanted, the stop method still wasn’t working, and there was a crowd of people gathered at the bottom of the hill that I was sure I’d strike out. It was during this last stretch of skiing that I got truly frightened and experienced the emotion in a way I had never before. I didn’t think that I was going to die, but I thought I was seriously going to injure myself and others. I was completely out of my element, recklessly out of control, and I didn’t like the feeling. I didn’t feel free, but confined.

Seasoned skiers may read this have no idea what I am talking about. But whatever I felt that day has kept me away from the slopes ever since. A lot of my friends enjoy skiing and want me to go along, but I can’t. They’ll say, “Oh that was just one time, just try it again. It’ll be better.” Perhaps, but maybe not. I’m not too willing to find out.

I fear the feeling I got when I went skiing for the first time. I want to avoid experiencing that same fright and terror for the time being. Maybe in the future I’ll have the desire to give skiing another shot, but until then, I am perfectly content staying indoors, with my blankets and hot chocolate.

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The New Year that Comes Too Fast

With the first month of 2017 almost over, I wanted to compile a list of some of the things that people would like to accomplish in the new year. My fellow bloggers were kind enough to give me some of their responses, and my own is included at the very end. Honestly, if someone asked me what my New Year’s Resolution would be at the beginning of each year, my response would most likely be this:

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Seriously, sleep is the best invention of our time. Whoever invented it is a genius.

Jokes aside, the New Year may seem like it comes fast every year, and it just keeps getting faster and faster as we grow. However, it is really the best time of the year to take a step back and analyze where we stand and what personal qualities need to be improved for the future. Even if I had some unpleasant experiences or difficulties in 2016, this year I can tell myself to leave those problems in the past and start fresh and improve. I hope you readers will be able to do the same. Let’s all make 2017 better.

Because it is the beginning of the semester, many students will want to focus on their schedules and prepare for exams, so this post will not be as long as the others. I really hope it can inspire students to believe they can fix whatever curve balls or RU screws they encounter.

And of course, our main objective should be to graduate and know where we want to go and what we want to do when we leave Rutgers. The holidays may be over, but certainly our time as dedicated and motivated young individuals is not. The break may have been too short, but there will be more breaks to come throughout college and throughout life. With all that being said, here are some New Years Resolutions from the SAS Honors Program Blog Staff Writers:

“Survive. And graduate.”
— Nida Saeed

“Ditto to Nida, tbh. Let’s aim for a higher GPA this semester, shall we?”
— Becky Kowalski

“Don’t be so hard on yourself and appreciate yourself every now and then.”
— Aishwarya Madhikar

“Drink more water. (Seriously, if you don’t see me with a water bottle strapped to my hand, push me into the nearest water fountain please).”
— Fairooz Khondker

“Not waste half the day sleeping — wake up at a reasonable time in the morning on days where i dont have classes or have classes in the afternoon.”
— Stephanie Smyczek

“Manage my time better(i.e. Get more of X, Y, and Z done) and make sure that I’m happy doing it.”
–Kim Peterman

“Increase overall general awareness and curiosity. Whenever someone talks about something I may not know much about, I have a tendency to zone out and miss actual interaction that could benefit me. It’s good to know other aspects and events going on in the world even if it may not seem of particular interest at the time.”
–Neelay Inamdar

 

I wish everyone the best of luck for the new semester! It may not be 2016 anymore, but it’s still Rutgers with the same exams and academic web registration system that helps some and hurts others, and most of the time does both.

Looking for Internships: a Mini How-to Guide

I am lucky enough to be interning at Visual Country this semester. Here’s how they describe themselves: “Visual Country is a creative production partner to global brands and the agencies that support them. Headquartered in Manhattan, we create short-form video and digital content experiences that delight and engage users across channels, devices, and platforms.” This was my dream internship, especially since I had just recently left the pre-med route and didn’t have much experience elsewhere and was interested in the creative work they did.

I’ve only been there one day, but I already know that I’m going to love it and that I’m going to learn quite a bit interning with them this semester.

This is why I wanted to put together a mini-guide for how I did it, especially for all of you SASHPers who want to get their feet wet with some hands-on experience. But first, I wanted to say this: if you don’t feel ready to start working yet, don’t berate yourself. You will have the rest of your life to work, so starting a little later with real-life experience isn’t detrimental. Be kind to yourself, bro.

I have had “find an internship” on my to-do list for at least two years, but I never felt ready enough to conquer that optional (depending on your major) part of college. It wasn’t until this year that I finally felt ready, so I looked around and applied.

However, you should also note that many of the outlets provided to you may not be available after graduating college. I’m speaking specifically about Rutgers CareerKnight.

Utilize Your Own College’s Resources Before You Look Anywhere Else

Rutgers CareerKnight was super helpful as I was applying. You can upload your resume, numerous cover letters, and extra materials. You can also add jobs and internships to your favorites to look at later, and the best part is that the deadlines are clearly listed for each opportunity. I would recommend you all poke around there, even briefly.

CareerKnight also has a student-alumni connection database, with which you can find alumni at Rutgers who are in careers that you’re interested in and ask them questions!

There’s also campus events on finding internships, applying, and interviewing! Use those resources! You’re paying for them somehow!

Google, Google, Google

I honestly just typed what I was interested in in Google search, looking specifically for companies in the beginning instead of just internships. If you type in ‘internship,’ you lower your chances of finding startups and agencies that may be looking for interns. Google carefully; the words you use to search are important. This is actually how I found my current internship.

Use Other Job/Career/Internship Websites

I also utilized Indeed.com, and I know when I’m looking for jobs after I graduate, I’ll still be using this resource. You can also add favorites and Indeed will give you possible jobs (as does CareerKnight) based on your previous searches and your resume.

There is also Inroads, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and National Society of Black Engineers. (I think I must’ve accidentally attended an engineer meet or something). There are countless others; you just have to find them.

Apply to as Many Places as Possible

Do this especially if you’re applying to really big-name companies. I didn’t apply to as many as I had on my list though, but that’s because things ended up working out where I received interview opportunities quickly after application.

 

I do understand that this is quite general advice, but sometimes, the general advice is what gets you started. Happy looking, and don’t beat yourself if things don’t work out. There are always, always, always opportunities somewhere on the horizon.

How to Fix Your Sleep Schedule When You Make Terrible Decisions

Listen, I love sleep more than most things in this world and I’m not ashamed to admit that. And ever since coming to college, I feel like all of us have acquired a deeper appreciation for sleep.

First of all, being asleep means that you’re not awake. Which means you don’t have to deal with things like classes or homework or actual work. Second of all, sleep is a socially acceptable reason to lie in bed and do nothing, which is honestly what I want to do all the time except that I have things like classes and work that need my attention. Third of all, sleeping is just amazing. I know it, you know it, we all know it. I really don’t need words to explain something everyone already knows.

So yeah, I love sleeping. But I also love, apparently, making poor choices regarding my health and sleeping habits.

I won’t tell you guys what time I went to sleep every night during winter break because I want you to still respect me in some capacity, but just to give you a general idea of how bad of a decision maker I am, let’s just say that the answer rhymes with shmive o’clock in the shmorning.

I feel like I shouldn’t have to say this, but I’ll say it anway – coming back to Rutgers was…difficult. And exhausting. I’m pretty much tired all the time and I hate coffee (I know, I know, unpopular opinion) so I don’t even have caffeine to help me.

So obviously, as I am wont to do when I am confronted with something that a normal human adult would probably able to fix, I turned to Google for guidance (I can’t ask my mom, she thinks I go to bed at 9 PM every night).  

So gather around children, I’m sure I’m not the only one who messed up their sleep schedule this break, and here are some tips to get your life back together (according to Google):

  • The first article I clicked on was from WebMD, which seemed more legitimate than WikiHow. The first item on the list was to  avoid blue light which means that turn off and look away from anything with a screen, so I was already sceptical of my ability to follow this list and then I read item two, which was “Skip Naps,” at which point I x-ed out of WebMD, never to return.

  • The second article from Her Campus had the more reasonable goal of only taking 20-30 minutes naps (which is also backed up by another WebMD article, in case you didn’t trust Her Campus for some reason. Alright, okay, so I did return.)
  • And all of the articles I read had this point in common: STICK TO A ROUTINE. Meaning go to sleep at the same time every night and wake up at the same time every morning. Don’t fall into the trap of staying up later on the nights before days where you don’t have to be anywhere until 5. Because I have fallen into that trap. Multiple times. I’m pretty sure it shaved off maybe five years of my lifespan.
  • And of course, there’s the obvious avoid caffeine, try to stick to regular hours, and exercise.

So welcome back to Rutgers after a tragically short break. We’ll get through this somehow.  

Rutgers Press Internship

Since freshman year, I’ve read the SASHP Newsletter every week when it comes out. Often, there are a bunch of cool events and/or opportunities that I would love to try, but often there are schedule conflicts.

However, in one of the first few this fall, there was an announcement for an internship in the Health and Clinical Medicine Department at the Rutgers University Press. As someone with a heavy background in both biology and grammar, this seemed to be a perfect way to combine my bio and language knowledge in a unique way. Thankfully, it was perfectly timed to allow me to apply as well. I had just enough time in my schedule to squeeze it into my schedule.

So I sent in a resume and cover letter. Two weeks later I had an interview and I got the job. And honestly, it’s a really great experience(and I get paid!).

My internship is in the Acquisitions Department, which focuses on recruiting editors/authors, making sure that they submit their manuscripts on time, and preparing those manuscripts for editing and publishing. Mostly, I communicate with editors/authors and work on contracts and manuscript prep, plus any other miscellaneous tasks that my supervisor can come up with.

While that might sound boring, the array of books we work on makes it pretty interesting. We work on everything from textbooks to self-care manuals to books about advances in a particular specialty. They have editors and contributing authors from not only New Brunswick (i.e. Rutgers, RWJ), but from Chicago, Arkansas, Dublin, Athens, and Mannheim. And while the writing may at times be dry or formatted completely incorrectly, the topics are always diverse and range from epilepsy to cardiovascular health to ovarian cancer. Now we’re even working on some more unique volumes like a children’s book to help those with special sleeping issues and a medical school textbook that helps to teach psychology through film (mostly the one’s based on Stephen King novels).

All of which make the work, which is at times is boring, incredibly cool.

My supervisor is new to her position, having only taken it three months before I arrived, meaning we’re learning a lot of department procedures together. This is the third internship-type position I’ve had with someone who was relatively new to the position. It’s a situation that I think is beneficial if you’re just starting out in a certain workplace. Since the supervisor doesn’t have an established rhythm, you have the opportunity to work with them to mold the position into something that works for both of you rather than having to fill the shoes of a previous employee. That gives you a chance to do more or less or maybe just different things than others in your position, as long as your boss likes it.

For example, in this internship, I’ve not only managed communications with editors/authors, created contracts, and formatted/edited manuscripts like other interns, but have also done illustrations, helped develop proposals, and helped calculate budgets.

Overall, this has been a cool experience that has combined two things I have studied a lot of over my college career and has introduced me to a career field that I wouldn’t have even thought of otherwise. Thankfully, I read the SASHP Newsletter, otherwise I wouldn’t have found out about it.

Inauguration Day Fun Facts

As we prepare for the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States of America, I realized that though I have seen several different inaugurations in my lifetime, I did not know that much about the history of the day. The inauguration date of January 20th is relatively new, with the first inauguration on that specific day occurring in the year 1937. Before 1937, the inauguration took place on the fourth of March. Here are some other interesting facts about the history of Inauguration Day in the US:

  1. Theodore Roosevelt was the only US President to not use a Bible when swearing in to the office at his inauguration in 1901. After six months of serving as the vice president, William McKinley was assassinated earlier in the year. However, there is no consistency regarding the use of the Bible in other inaugurations–some presidents flip open to a random page, others pick out specific verses or passages to place their hand on, and some prefer to keep the Bible closed completely.

  2. Though it is relatively well known that William Henry Harrison’s inauguration speech was the longest ever delivered (which ultimately led to his death at the hands of pneumonia when he refused to wear a hat or coat in the snowstorm that occurred during his swearing-in), the shortest inauguration speech was given by George Washington before he began his second term in 1793. The speech was only 135 words long and only took a few minutes to deliver.

  3. After Jimmy Carter’s inauguration ceremony in 1977, he walked from the Capitol Building to the White House with his wife and daughter in a parade. The only other president to have done so is Thomas Jefferson. Carter did so to appear as though he was more connected to the people than recent presidents preceding him. The mile and a half walk in took forty minutes total, and Carter later called it “the perfect day.”

  4. The Inaugural Ball was open to the public for the first time during Barack Obama’s second inauguration in 2013. The tickets were originally priced at $60, but were scalped online for $12,500 in some cases. In contrast, tickets to the celebration only cost $4 at James Madison’s inauguration in 1809.
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  5. The official Presidential oath can be found in the United States constitution. During George Washington’s first inauguration he recited the oath perfectly, and adding “So help me God” at the end of the last sentence. Though this phrase has never been officially added to the oath, it has become a tradition for newly sworn-in presidents to follow in the footsteps of George Washington, including Barack Obama during both of his inaugurations. One of the only presidents to break from this tradition was Theodore Roosevelt, who instead concluded the oath with the phrase, “And thus I swear.”

It will be interesting to see what sort of traditions and memorable moments emerge from today’s inauguration!

New Semester, Same Obsession

Hello fellow Scarlet Knights, welcome to a new semester! And as we all know, new semesters always equate to over-packed, stifling, “sure, please use my head as an elbow rest” Rutgers bus experiences. So while you find yourself packed in between complete strangers or straining to figure out proper footing so as not to fall over when the bus takes a sharp turn, enjoy this little piece of something I hold dearly to my heart (as you hold on dearly to that overhead pole).

You know how most people’s obsessions change constantly? Not mine, nope. I’m just always “Harry Potter”. The first shelf on my desk is ample proof of that.

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Since I first picked up the The Philosopher’s Stone when I was six years olds, to now, at the ripe, old age of 20, I am still constantly in awe at the magic this series has brought to both my life and countless other lives around the world. The books in themselves are just pure magic. When I picked up the first book, I didn’t read it. I inhaled it. And that followed suit for the rest of the series. When the last book came out, (of course I had it pre-ordered), I left the midnight book release party at my local Barnes & Noble, locked myself up in my bedroom and devoured every page until the world as I knew it ended. At least Harry’s world. But that’s where the real magic is, the Harry Potter series never truly ended. Not only does it live on through the movies, through the theme parks, through even everyone’s favorite A Very Potter Musical, but it also lives on through the millions of Potterheads who won’t let the world turn a blind eye to their love and appreciation for the boy who lived and his adventures. Whether that means those individuals selling handmade Harry Potter themed gifts and goods on Etsy, or opening up Harry Potter themed bars and restaurants, or actually starting competitive Quidditch leagues in their colleges, or just simply passing down the books to their children, to their friends, to their siblings, Harry Potter will never be just a passing trend.

Just look at Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. Every October, this little town closes down entirely for a weekend and transforms itself into a world straight out of the Harry Potter books. It brings in Potters fans of all ages, providing everything from a Harry Potter pub crawl (that sells out within minutes) to film screenings to sorting hat demonstrations to Butterbeer and Pumpkin Pasties galore and even a Quidditch tournament. I was lucky enough to attend this past year with my friends and it was absolutely whimsical. It was also amazing to see people of literally all ages, from infants with lightning bolt scars drawn in on their foreheads to entire families, grandparents included, with witch hats and robes.

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So why is this series so popular? Why has Harry Potter sold over 450 million books? Why has it inspired two giant theme parks? Why is it that I can get on a train to Williamsburg, New York, and eat at a Harry Potter inspired pasta restaurant? Why is it that my little brother, who would’t even read the back of a granola bar box before I convinced him to read Harry Potter, now is an avid reader? It’s simply because it’s magical. And that word means something different to every reader. To me, growing up, it meant knowing that finding a home in books was not weird or nerdy, thanks to Hermione Granger, the first strong, female literary character I was ever exposed to. It meant valuing friendship and family, and realizing that blood does not restrict who you love. It meant being kind, being accepting, and always doing the right thing, no matter what. And it still means those things to me. I bet it means those things, and much more, to everyone else who has had the pleasure of reading this series. And if you still haven’t read Harry Potter, better late than never, right?

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Happy reading everyone, and happy spring semester!

The Weirdest and Most Fascinating Disease and Disorders!

WARNING: THERE ARE IMAGES OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS BELOW.
VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.

Hey there folks! This post can bring about paradoxical emotions such as disgust and mesmerization. It will be about some of the weirdest and yet most interesting diseases and disorders that you cannot even fathom. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Epidermolysis 

This condition is known to be a rare birth defect in the epidermis. It is also known as the Butterfly Disease. People with this condition have extremely sensitive and fragile skin. As a result, even the slightest irritation, such as temperature change, can trigger painful blisters and open wounds. The cause of this is the body’s inability to produce collagen. This disease does not just affect the epidermis of the skin but it also could occur with the epidermis of the mouth, esophagus, and stomach. Yikes! What’s worse is the fact that there is absolutely no cure for it.

 

Ectopia Cordis

You won’t believe this one! One in every 100,000 babies is born with this condition in which the heart is actually outside the rib cage! Unfortunately, this presents numerous risks for the heart, so many babies do not live long. However, there was this one miracle case in which a man named Christopher Wall was born with Ectopia Cordis and survived until the age of 33! Surgery is not really possible because the heart is such a delicate organ.

 

Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome

This rare condition is when there is a build-up of uric acid in all bodily fluids. The behavior of those who are victims of this disease are quite surprising. Those with this condition have a strange proclivity to purposefully hurt themselves. They sometimes bang their heads on objects, excessively bite their fingers, nails, or lips, and even try gouging their own eyes out!

 

Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

Vampire lovers, pay close attention to this one! This disorder is also known as the Vampire Disorder because people who suffer from this condition develop pointy vampire-like teeth. This disorder also affects their hair, skin and nails. Signs of premature aging is also prevalent. Furthermore, people with this disorder must also stay out of the sun due to their lack of sweat glands.

 

Lamellar Ichthyosis 

This condition is another rare bare defect where the baby sheds its skin like a reptile. The baby is first born with shiny smooth skin that is known to be called the “collodion membrane”. This membrane sheds and gives way to the actual skin which is scaly and cracked. The baby is in high risk for infection, dehydration, and hypothermia. They also lack the protective outer layer which has the sweat glands. The scales amass near armpits or the groins and the babies usually don’t feel any pain. Unfortunately, the bright red scales are quite visible. This condition can also lead to ectropion, which is inversion of lips and eyelids.

 

Well I hope you enjoyed these few rarities. If you would like to check out rest of the article that intrigued me, feel free to visit the following link:
http://listverse.com/2014/01/30/10-more-fascinatingly-rare-disorders-revised/!

I hope you learned something! Enjoy the rest of break even though it is sadly almost over 😦 .

I’m Not Classy Enough for Book Recommendations, so Here’s Some TV Shows

As the title says, I don’t read all that much. I used to read all the time; in high school, when classes weren’t hard (ah, the wistful memories)– I read during math classes. I don’t know what made it stop, because I still love books and I look at them all the time and say “hey, I should read this,” but then I just don’t read them. Or if I start a book, I’ll stop reading half way through. It’s upsetting. But because I don’t read, all I’ve been doing since winter break started is watching television. So, because two of my fellow bloggers wrote some book recommendations, I’m gonna go ahead and offer TV show suggestions. Specifically cartoons, because that’s all I watch lately.

First up: South Park.

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This is all I’ve been watching to be honest. This is a show inappropriate for children, but it’s ridiculously entertaining. I actually started watching it when I was like, four years old, because my parents figured I wouldn’t actually know anything that was going on in the show. I don’t know what made me start watching it again, because I hadn’t seen it for years, but I’ve just been binge watching it for the last two weeks now. Earlier seasons are just the main characters having ridiculous adventures, with no rhyme or reason as to when they do whatever adventure. However, newer seasons have an overarching plot throughout the season, which some people don’t like as much, but I personally find amazing. The season’s plot ends in the craziest way, and it’s really fun to watch it unfold. If you haven’t watched it, despite a lot of sex and racist jokes, it’s a very witty show that I wholeheartedly recommend.

On the opposite side of the cartoon world: Bob’s Burgers.

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I’m adding this one because a friend really likes the show, and she got me into it as well. While I have watched significantly less of this show than I have of South Park (I really didn’t like the art style of this one, the lack of chins freaks me out, so I just didn’t watch it for the longest time), it is still very funny. While South Park is hilarious due to it’s very spot on social commentary, Bob’s Burgers is a kind of mindless funny. One specific scene that stands out is where Bob starts kissing a cow. Good times. I’d say this is a tamer Family Guy (which is another good show, a mix between funny social commentary and mindless amusement), so some people might like it for that. It’s entertaining, I’d say watch it.

And now the part of the list where stuff seems to get childish. I have two shows that I love that some people will probably say is for kids, but they’re really good shows in their own right, I promise. First, Gravity Falls.

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This was on the Disney Channel, and it’s basically a mystery/supernatural story. What starts off as seemingly random episodes in the beginning of the series, escalates to “the world trying to be taken over” type of deal. It has lovable characters, more of that mindless comedy, and an interesting plot. While a kid would like the show, an older watcher can certainly appreciate the plot unfolding, and they could have fun trying to figure out the mysteries of the weird town along with the main characters. I haven’t actually finished the series yet, despite it being out for almost a year now  (I keep putting stuff off, man), but I’m very excited to see how it all ends.

Last on my list: Steven Universe.

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Listen, I know this looks like a total kids show. All the main characters sing, and it’s all bright colors to grab a kids attention. I get it. My sister thinks I’m a loser for watching this show. But I love this show so much. It’s about a boy who learns to control powers that he inherited from his mother, and his mother’s friends are there to show him how to use those powers. It sounds like a simple plot, and at the start of the show it seemed like it would be cute and simple. But then things like the destruction of the Earth and war among an entire civilization became major plot elements, and it got very interesting very quickly. And despite the heavy themes of the show, it remains adorable and overall happy. It also has a lot of women empowerment in it, because most of the main cast are female leaders. There also seems to be gay themes in the show, but not the usual “hahah the flaming gay character is at it again” type of thing, but just gay characters acting naturally, as a person normally would, which I love a lot. My point is, don’t knock a show until you give it a try, it’s actually a very good show. If you liked Adventure Time (another show I love, kind of a post apocalyptic world that’s fun to try to piece together), you might like this, because the creator of Steven Universe was from the story board team of Adventure Time.

So, if you want to binge watch any cartoons, all of these shows are excellent candidates. They’re all funny in their own right, and extremely entertaining. Are there any shows you guys like to watch? I’m willing to watch any show, I can end up watching anything if it’s in front of me. Have a delightful rest of your break!