LJ <3’s Peter: 3 Takeaways from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

My last blog post was about a rom-com and this one is going to be too. Am I revealing too much about myself as a therapist and lifting the Freudian psychoanalytical veil by obviously exposing my love of rom-coms? Oh well. Netflix hit gold this summer by investing in the mid-budget rom-com that has fallen … More LJ <3’s Peter: 3 Takeaways from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Crazy Rich Asians: Calm, collected decision making

Crazy Rich Asians topped the box office for the second weekend in a row and has a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film adaptation of the book by the same name is creating quite the buzz for several reasons including featuring a mostly Asian cast and putting Rom-Coms back on top.  Although the book … More Crazy Rich Asians: Calm, collected decision making

Hulk Smash: Why we keep seeing the Avengers movies

Superhero movies have taken over. Avengers Infinity War was recently released making it the 19th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That is, this is the 19th movie in the last 10 years focusing on the same characters. There have been three Spider man reboots in the last 14 years as well.  So what is … More Hulk Smash: Why we keep seeing the Avengers movies

Experiencing The Big Sick: How to cope during a medical emergency

The Big Sick (released June 23, 2017) tells the story of Kumail Nunjiani (played by himself) and Emily V. Gordon in the first year of their real-life relationship. It seems like a typical romantic comedy until Emily falls into a coma. Fortunately, as Kumail explains to Emily’s distraught parents, it’s a medically induced coma “which is like one of the better types of comas; … More Experiencing The Big Sick: How to cope during a medical emergency