5 ways to be a better friend

By: Jayla Fields Friends are one of the most important relationships to have in life, and understanding how to be a good friend is crucial to having healthy bonds. People tend to get too comfortable with their friends and this can lead to not treating them with the respect they deserve. It’s important to show compassion to the people you choose to surround yourself with. … Continue reading 5 ways to be a better friend

The best Christmas gifts for the people closest to you

By: Jayla Fields Christmas shopping is a key part of the holidays. It’s snowing, coats and scarves are on, and windows are being defrosted for the trip to the mall. Now that it’s time to go: what needs to be bought? Or maybe online shopping is the best course of action because Amazon’s two-day shipping is a miracle. It’s important to not break the bank … Continue reading The best Christmas gifts for the people closest to you

A self-care routine that’ll help you declutter your mind.

By: Jayla Fields Self-care is often seen as a chore. But the truth is, self-care is an easy practice that can easily fit into your schedule and the best part is, it feels fantastic to take care of yourself. With a routine for self-care, you can unwind after a difficult time and have an amazing rest of your day. Self-care doesn’t have to be a … Continue reading A self-care routine that’ll help you declutter your mind.

Try four yoga poses to promote wellness

by Jayla Fields Originating in Northern India, yoga is an ancient practice including balancing, deep breaths, and a flow of physical activity. There are many different poses and breathing exercises, but these are four core moves to find relaxation and flow. Easy pose- Sukhasana The easy pose, also known as the Sukhasana pose, is a cross-legged pose that anyone can do regardless of skill level, … Continue reading Try four yoga poses to promote wellness

How to make a successful thrifting trip in 5 easy steps.

by Jayla Fields Thrift. That word may make some cringe, but thrifting has become a popular activity, especially among teens. It’s simple: you go to a thrift store and shop. Sounds easy enough, but there are some rules to follow to have a successful day in thrifting. With these 5 tips, your closet will be fuller, your day won’t be wasted, and your pockets will … Continue reading How to make a successful thrifting trip in 5 easy steps.

“You” season 3 finds Joe in the suburbs

By Jayla Fields “You” is a thriller TV series that can be streamed on Netflix loosely based on Caroline Kepnes’ popular novel, “You Love Me.” After 3 seasons, the TV show is loved by many. Joe, the main character, is an obsessive-compulsive man. When he loves a person, he will stop at nothing to get who and what he wants, even if that means murdering … Continue reading “You” season 3 finds Joe in the suburbs

Bellbrook theatre will perform “Peter and the Starcatcher”

by Jayla Fields Bellbrook High school’s theatre students are working hard to put together Peter and the Starcatcher, a play about Peter Pan’s origins based on a book series. They will perform it at the end of November. Peter and the Starcatcher is a Tony-decorated play that tells the story of how an orphan becomes Peter Pan. This play was based on Dave Barry and … Continue reading Bellbrook theatre will perform “Peter and the Starcatcher”