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Moving on to Movie Night

It has been a rough week. Everything just keeps hitting me in the face and we’re getting so close to mid terms, I know that it’s only going to get worse from here. After one of these rough weeks, there’s really only one way that I try to cope. Movie nights.

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Movies have always been a great way to escape for me, and I have a favorite in most, if not all, genres. However, to have a good movie night, there’s a couple things you’ll need:

  • A Movie- Well, yeah, obviously. You have several options for getting to the movie though. I (living in a dorm with limited space) tend to find my movies on Netflix and Hulu, but occasionally, if I have the DVD or blu-ray with me or at my local library or Wal-Mart, I do use that.
  • A Viewing Device- A laptop will suffice for most viewing needs. I use my T.V., but that’s just what I prefer.
  • Snacks- Get some popcorn and some drinks! Avoid alcohol no matter what your age though. It’s not a healthy coping mechanism to use and you don’t want to create a habit of using it to relax.
  • A Friend (optional)- I love to have movie nights with my friends, but remember sometimes you need to take a break and be without them!

After gathering the above items, you should be good to go. However, you don”t have to just pick a movie. A couple episodes of a favorite T.V. show work just as well. I know watching a episode of The Great British Bake Off.

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Another important thing to note, is that these movies and T.V. shows are not supposed to about making you consider your place in the universe. What I mean is, don’t pick something you haven’t watched already.

I absolutely refuse to put in something I don’t know won’t help, or that I haven’t seen (this means I stick more to pop culture and less academy award winners). It’s nice to try something new, but do it at a different time.

Now, my fellow stressed out college students, go forth and watch a movie!

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