My Take on Why BTS is so Popular

Last Sunday, on May 21, 2017, the first K-pop group – BTS – received a Billboard music award for Top Social Artist. However, many people are asking the big questions: who are they, and why do they deserve this award?

For those immersed in the K-pop-sphere, you already know the answer to these questions and more; but, for those – especially Westerners – who are not, this article will help explain who these seven boys are, and why they received a BBMA. Continue reading

Workout Playlist: Whistle While You Work It!

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January is has come and is about to be gone! How are you and your New Year’s resolutions? I know for me and for a lot of my friends and family, one of our biggest resolutions would have to be going to the gym and working out more, not just for physical appearances but for health reasons as well, such as cholesterol levels.

Now that you’ve put in the effort to get up and go to the gym, do you ever find yourself unmotivated and just stuck, not knowing what to do first, or what to do next, and for how long? Is your mind running more than your legs?

Having a playlist designed specifically for working out helps to energize you and reduce wandering thoughts which can just stress you out or make you feel awkward. Not to mention it makes working out go by faster and more fun! (And if you’re anything like me, you’re more into the music and the feels it gives you than working out)

Here is my current workout playlist that really helps me to get into the positive mood to workout:

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2015 Autumn Playlist

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Image by Luke Chesser (https://unsplash.com/lukechesser)

Fall is a time for me to just unwind. A time for me to curl up in bed with a cup of coffee or tea. I am 100% a music lover, and nothing will ever change that. I listen to music all the time, more now than ever because lack of human interaction on my part. But, as the cold air begins to settle, my music tastes start to transition from upbeat, pop, dance types to a more jazzy, slow, acoustic type. I tend to listen to this playlist when I’m doing blog stuff, or school stuff, or just when I need to unwind before bed.

Here is my autumn playlist for 2015:

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