Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sunny Apples of the Month: 'Beauty and the Beast' and Drew Barrymore

Sunny Apples are great pieces of culture and great icons of inspiration, who are 'sunny', i.e. have an optimistic attitude on life and don't harbour a victim mentality, and 'apples', i.e. good for your health and wellbeing, as in 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away'.

'Beauty and the Beast' has opened to great applause and box office records around the world. And it's not hard to see why. A story filled with family values, love, righteousness and what I call 'The Princess's Spirit', people just love a great dose of these things. Some bitter souls may say Belle shouldn't have sacrificed herself for her father, or that she should have hated the beast because he was bad to her at first, but most of us would recognise it as family supporting each other, and forgiveness and love, respectively. A story with a sunny apple attitude, definitely.

Drew Barrymore is our other pick for sunny apple of the month. Despite her difficult past, positivity and hope is what she stands for now, and she has no bitterness about the past. And the people are loving it! Drew is a great feminist icon in our opinion. As it stands, feminism could do with a lot less of victim mentality, and Drew Barrymore could help show everyone the way.