Posts by Nicole Solomon

summer movies

Summer Movies Are Here! Fans Anticipate May Blockbusters

Mixed expectations for summer movies coming out in May. May 2017 brings three major summer movies: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Alien: Covenant and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. For the past few decades, studios have increasingly pinned their blockbuster hopes on known, low-risk properties with huge licensing potential: hence the ongoing parade of sequels, prequels and remakes. “The blockbuster business model, in which studios focus on a handful of        …read more

going vegan

10 Things No One Tells You about Going Vegan

Going vegan can be a daunting prospect — unless you know these 10 secrets. If you’re thinking of going vegan but don’t know if you’re up to the task, here are 10 things you should know. 1. You don’t love the meat. You love the sauce. Homemade butternut squash ravioli ready for red sauce. Photo + food by the author. Once upon a time my partner ate meat, and boy did he love the pork in his        …read more

11 DIY Remedies for Anxiety

Bust your stress with game therapy, cooking, dancing and more... Anxiety isn’t “all in your head,” regardless of what people say. It’s a full-body, physical experience. Like many of us, I suffer from oft-suffocating anxiety. It can make it difficult to go about my day-to-day life, let alone pursuing hopes and dreams and that stuff. Through many years of trial and error (and more than one therapist), I have developed a bunch of tools for        …read more