Sunday, April 11, 2021

Tip#1242: The Recipe For Resilience, Part 48 – Housesitter

This is Day 389 of the COVID-19 pandemic here in Toronto, Canada. 

This has been a challenging and depressing week. Right after Toronto went into lock down a new stay-at-home order was enforced for 30 days. That means people can only leave their homes for essentials like food and medical, work or exercise. 

So I’ve been using this time to build my followers on Instagram and created a new channel specifically on my Movies for Motivation tips and my monthly High Notes Movie Club on Zoom. 

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I also posted the first of an 8 part video presentation I gave on Food & Mood for the mental health organization, The Stability Network. Here I shared my experiences and food discoveries that helped improve my seasonal depression symptoms, cope with isolation and boosted my overall health and wellness. See: Food & Mood video Part 1

Focusing on all these creative endeavors was also a coping strategy for dealing with the stress and anxiety of this prolonged isolation. And I’ve also been watching favourite comedy films from my youth to lift me up and laugh!

Housesitter (1992) 

The romantic comedy film, Housesitter, is about a waitress, Gwen (Goldie Hawn) with con-artist tendencies, who talks her way into the life and dream home of architect, Newton (Steve Martin) by claiming to be his wife to all his friends and family. This hilarious story also stars Dana Delany, Julie Harris, Donald Moffat and Peter MacNicol.
See: movie trailer
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This movie was truly cinematic comfort food! The humour was also still fresh and the performances were delightfully fun and memorable. Hawn and Martin are fantastic together and that scene where his character is forced to sing Tura Lura Lura in order to make his father cry tears of joy was still priceless! 

What I loved more than ever, that I only realized after years of personal development, is how this film was also an excellent example for creative visualization and law of attraction. The characters demonstrate how to change destructive, catastrophic thinking and use imagination to create a more positive future. Yes, the characters are lying but they are also being creative and choosing to tell stories/fables of what they need like getting job promotions or wanting a dream marriage. The fun is that it all manifests in the movie! 

Be inspired to tell yourself a more positive story about the life you want when present situations appear hopeless. Find a favourite film to make you smile and help re-energize your imagination to visualize more exciting days, relationships or jobs. Let these films inspire amazing new possibilities for your future! 

Join my free monthly Zoom group: High Notes Movie Club 

Related Tips:
Part 1 – COVID-19 – 6 Movie Tips
Part 2 – COVID-19 – The Hundred-Foot Journey

Part 3 – COVID-19 – The Biggest Little Farm

Part 4 – COVID-19 – This Is the End

Part 5 – COVID-19 – Runaway Bride

Part 6 – Splash

Part 7 – Julie & Julia

Part 8 – Paris Can Wait

Part 9 – The Client 

Part 10 – The Old Guard

Part 11 – The Farmer’s Daughter
Part 12 – Amélie

Part 13 – Hail the Conquering Hero – The Lady Eve

Part 14 – Back To School

Part 15 – Project Power – An American Pickle

Part 16 – The Secret: Dare to Dream 

Part 17 – Chadwick Boseman – 42 – Black Panther
Part 18 – Phenomenon
Part 19 – Mulan 2020
Part 20 – Waitress - Labor Day - Michael

Part 21 – Enola Holmes
Part 22 – Kiss the Ground
Part 23 – Top 5 Inspiring Thanksgiving Movie Scenes
Part 24 – Hubie Halloween 
Part 25 – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm 
Part 26 – The Queen’s Gambit   
Part 27 – Trading Places 
Part 28 – Greenland 
Part 29 – Logan’s Run 
Part 30 – Moonstruck 

Part 31 – Remember the Night
Part 32 – Tenet
Part 33 – Noel 
Part 34 – Soul
Part 35 – Feel Good Energy of Movies & TV Shows 
Part 36 – Last Holiday 1950 & 2006 
Part 37 – Synchronic 
Part 38 – Appetite for Love 
Part 39 – Tomorrowland
Part 40 – Cinderella 2015

Part 41 – Top Secret! – Real Genius 
Part 42 – Close Encounters of the Fifth Kind 
Part 43 – Coming 2 America
Part 44 – In & Of Itself 
Part 45 – Zack Snyder’s Justice League 
Part 46 – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 
Part 47 – Bill & Ted Face the Music 

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