Decoding “Born to Die” by Lana Del Rey

“Born to Die” is the opening track for Lana Del Rey’s debut album, “Born to Die” from January 2012. The song was recorded and released as a single in late 2011. I see this song as having dual meanings, and that is what gives it so much depth. There are two ways to look atContinue reading “Decoding “Born to Die” by Lana Del Rey”

“Midnights” by Taylor Swift | track by track review

Taylor Swift released “Midnights” on October 21st. I wasn’t sure what type of sound to expect, since she is known for switching her tune on almost every new album. I prepared myself for something totally different; a lot of people were suspecting a rock record. The promo photos had a 70s, vintage aesthetic, which sparkedContinue reading ““Midnights” by Taylor Swift | track by track review”

Decoding “Young and Beautiful” by Lana Del Rey

I’m going to be “decoding” Lana Del Rey songs — beginning with her most popular and going from there. Much of her music has been misunderstood and quickly judged by critics with closed minds. Also, there are many little details, including the music videos, that many may have missed out on. And I will alsoContinue reading “Decoding “Young and Beautiful” by Lana Del Rey”

Crystals 101 | Rose quartz

Identification Rose quartz is mainly translucent with a pinkish tint. This is a common crystal, sourced from United States, Brazil, South Africa, Japan, India, and Madagascar. Meaning Rose quartz represents unconditional love. It promotes all forms of love, including platonic, but most especially romantic. It represents forgiveness and letting go of old grudges. Healing ThisContinue reading “Crystals 101 | Rose quartz”

Crystals 101 | Labradorite

Identification Labradorite is a blue-green crystal. It is not one single color, but blends back and forth between blue and green, sometimes combining into a grayish tint. It can also have slight traces of yellow and brown. There is also a yellow form of labradorite that is mainly translucent. This is a common crystal, sourcedContinue reading “Crystals 101 | Labradorite”

Spirit animal: Spider

Spirit animals serve as spiritual guides, here to assist you, teach you lessons, and lead you towards your highest calling. We all have multiple spirit animals that stick with us for life, resembling ingrained personality traits and sometimes also physical appearance. Alongside, other spirit animals will come to you in certain phases of your life,Continue reading “Spirit animal: Spider”