5 Movies to Watch to Inspire You to Take Chances This Year
While celebrating New Year's Day, we encourage you, our dear Candy Girls, to dream new dreams and make them happen this 2017. Or if they're really big dreams, we encourage you to start working on them next year! We believe you can do it because you're strong enough to get anything you set your hearts and minds to. To help you with that, we've rounded up five movies you can watch to inspire you to take chances this year. Happy watching, Candy Girls!
- Mad Max: Fury Road
What it will remind you of: That you're no damsel in distress. Girls can do the saving, too, and we can even rule the land if we only stick to each other and encourage each other about all the things we can do—on our own or with another person.
- Pitch Perfect
What it will remind you of: New things can be scary but that doesn't mean you should stop yourself from doing something new. How would you even know if it's for you or now if you don't even try, right? Take chances and grab opportunities instead of focusing on what could and could not happen. You'll never really know unless you let go of your doubts and try.
- Spirited Away
What it will remind you of: The toughest moments will reveal your strength. So don't give up. Whenever you encounter a roadblock, treat it as a moment that will help you develop your character. Sometimes, we are given challenges not only so that we may learn to overcome them, but also so we can learn something from them that will help us in the future. So instead of thinking about walking away, hang in there and live through the challenges.
What it will remind you of: You have everything you need within your reach. All you have to do is focus on the good things and the possibilities instead of the bad things in your life. We've said it a million times already but hang in there, Candy Girls, and you'll find yourself standing on solid ground soon.
What it will remind you of: You can move mountains with your love. You were given something to be passionate about for a reason—to give something good to the world through it. You may think that you're just one small person in a big, big world, but if you only give yourself a chance, you'd be surprised at how much difference you can make.
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To the Person Who Does Not Know Any 1D Song
By: CJ Reyno
Never in my wildest dream I imagined to meet someone who does not know a single One Direction song or who does not even know, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, and err… Zayn Malik. How did you spend your teenagehood without listening to their songs? The disrespect to my #StyPayHorLikSon. My initial reaction, Vas Happenin’?
Since I was 12 years old, that was way back on 2012, One Direction songs have been my official life soundtrip, my go-to songs whenever I feel happy, sad, mad, excited, and etch. I can still remember how people went crazy just to attend their concert here in the Philippines. I must admit, I was one of those. LOL. The group was also dubbed as, “The Biggest Boyband in the World”. They were an era. You really left me in awe when you told me that you do not know a single One Direction song. Their songs are gold. But I was a little hopeful when a new messaged popped up on our conversation, “Hey I know one, Make You Beautiful”.
You do not know how my world collapsed after reading your message. I would like to say that I appreciate the effort, thanks, but they do not have a song entitled, Make You Beautiful, because it is, What Makes You Beautiful. I tried to explain but you said that they are just the same. (Tip: Never fight with a Directioner when it comes to this because we will not let our guards down). No! They are not the same. How can you make this big mistake? LOL. What Makes You Beautiful is One Direction’s debut song. Almost everyone knows this, “you’re insecure, don’t know what for,” ring a bell? The music video of this surpassed 1 billion views on Youtube. On my 21 years of existence, you are the very first person who told me this “I-Thought-It-Was-A-Joke-But-You-Are-Serious” statement.
As a persuasive fangirl, I thought to myself that I should make you appreciate their music, that you should know that it is What Makes You Beautiful, not Make You Beautiful. The group may be in hiatus but their music is and will always remain superior. You are hard-headed lad. We even when to the point where you challenged me to treat so I can make you watch their music video. Am I even surprised that I agreed to this? HAHA. I feel like an agent trying to persuade her customer to buy a property on our company. You do not know how happy I was when you sent me your video listening to What Makes You Beautiful. I felt like I successfully closed a deal with my client. Not to exaggerate but I really jumped because of happiness after watching your video. It was the first message I checked that morning. Thank you for your effort, so much appreciated. Funny how our conversation starts with your innocence on One Direction until it goes deeper and last longer. Up All Nigh conversations which turned to almost Midnight Memories. Ironic how a Directioner had developed an admiration on someone who dislikes her favorite boys? Just like One Direction’s song, Change My Mind, “Never felt like this before. Are we friends or are we more?” I guess, like Liam’s line on Love You Goodbye, “It's inevitable everything that's good comes to an end. It's impossible to know if after this we can still be friends.”
I was happy that I made you listen to One Direction. At least I made you appreciate and made you aware that there is a song called, What Makes You Beautiful, not Make You Beautiful. I am happy that you already found your Girl Almighty. Wish me luck on finding my Summer Love. xoxo, Your Directioner friend
Here's a fan art that I made for Lee Joo Young of Itaewon class! I've been making digital illustration since last year and I'm happy that I was able to see my improvements. I'm also happy to see people's reactions and support for my craft even though all of it are made through my phone (adobe illustrator) only ????. You don't actually have to use expensive or complicated medium as long as you know how to be creative and like what you're doing, then you can do it. ????