12 Iconic YouTube Videos To Watch Right Now

12 Iconic YouTube Videos To Watch Right Now

Put on your headphones and buckle up.


Sometimes all it takes to get you out of a funk is a good ol' YouTube video, or maybe you're just bored and could use a good suggestion list... here are some of my personal favorites that are ~guaranteed~ to put a smile on your face.

1. This sister's sweet surprise...

Kickin' this list off with one that will put you right in your ~feels~. This video will make you feel like the lamest sibling ever, because you can never live up to this sweet gesture...

2. and this classroom's EPIC prank on their teacher.

I will watch this video and laugh hysterically EVERY time it comes across my timeline. These kids are #genius.

3. Emma Stone vs. Jimmy Fallon doing a Lip Sync battle...

You WISH you could be as cool as Emma Stone.


Makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. As soon as you're done watching you'll want to go out and kick the world's ass.

6. and this chilling one. 

Starts off depressing, wait for the ending. Makes you feel so content with yourself - this guy is good.

7. And if Cody Ko doesn't make you laugh, you're an alien.

Cody Ko is probably the funniest person alive. Combined with his girlfriend, you might pee your pants watching this video.

8. This SUPER cute wedding video...

This video will also put you in your feels. I'm only 20 years old and I already have wedding fever.

9. and this EPIC wedding toast rap at another wedding.

ALSO, if my friends don't stunt like this at my wedding, I'm disowning them. These girls are #EPIC.

10. This girl creates the greatest song of all time...

You won't be able to get this song out of your head - and she only does it with 4 basic chords.

11. and Ellen forces Andy to go in ANOTHER haunted house.

You will pee your pants laughing (also there's probably also 20 more versions of this video so you can binge).

12. Lastly, perhaps the coolest video to ever grace our screens.

Makes me wish I was musically talented so I could participate in this...

We've got funny ones, we've got impressive ones, and one that will make you cry and then feel empowered by the end. Put on your headphones and buckle up.

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Everything You Will Miss If You Commit Suicide

The world needs you.

You won't see the sunrise or have your favorite breakfast in the morning.

Instead, your family will mourn the sunrise because it means another day without you.

You will never stay up late talking to your friends or have a bonfire on a summer night.

You won't laugh until you cry again, or dance around and be silly.

You won't go on another adventure. You won't drive around under the moonlight and stars.

They'll miss you. They'll cry.

You won't fight with your siblings only to make up minutes later and laugh about it.

You won't get to interrogate your sister's fiancé when the time comes.

You won't be there to wipe away your mother's tears when she finds out that you're gone.

You won't be able to hug the ones that love you while they're waiting to wake up from the nightmare that had become their reality.

You won't be at your grandparents funeral, speaking about the good things they did in their life.

Instead, they will be at yours.

You won't find your purpose in life, the love of your life, get married or raise a family.

You won't celebrate another Christmas, Easter or birthday.

You won't turn another year older.

You will never see the places you've always dreamed of seeing.

You will not allow yourself the opportunity to get help.

This will be the last sunset you see.

You'll never see the sky change from a bright blue to purples, pinks, oranges, and yellows meshing together over the landscape again.

If the light has left your eyes and all you see is the darkness, know that it can get better. Let yourself get better.

This is what you will miss if you leave the world today.

This is who will care about you when you are gone.

You can change lives. But I hope it's not at the expense of yours.

We care. People care.

Don't let today be the end.

You don't have to live forever sad. You can be happy. It's not wrong to ask for help.

Thank you for staying. Thank you for fighting.

Suicide is a real problem that no one wants to talk about. I'm sure you're no different. But we need to talk about it. There is no difference between being suicidal and committing suicide. If someone tells you they want to kill themselves, do not think they won't do it. Do not just tell them, “Oh you'll be fine." Because when they aren't, you will wonder what you could have done to help. Sit with them however long you need to and tell them it will get better. Talk to them about their problems and tell them there is help. Be the help. Get them assistance. Remind them of all the things they will miss in life.

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline — 1-800-273-8255

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How To Avoid Getting Sick Your  Freshman Year

It's going to take a little more than an apple a day.


College is the prime time and place to catch a cold... or worse. Although, somehow I managed to crack the code to health and not get sick my whole first year of college. This is surprising considering I was living in the close (and very unsanitary) quarters of a dorm room.

1. Keep your diet somewhat healthy


I know how hard it is to eat healthy in college, especially on a low budget. But with the dining hall foods, you can at least include some vegetables and fruits into your everyday consumption. The vitamins in these foods will help keep your immune system up and it will be worth the effort.

2. Try to exercise a few times per week


Even if you're just getting out of the dorm for a thirty minute walk, it will benefit your body. If you decide to up your routine from that, even better! The more endorphins, the more you will feel better inside and out.

3. Cut back on the drinking if you feel a cold coming on


Surprisingly, many college students don't seem to know that alcohol lowers your immune system. Of course, for some people theres no way of avoiding drinking. But if you can at least give your body rest days, it will be extremely beneficial.

4. Invest in a dehumidifier for your dorm room


I believe this was a very big player in helping me not get sick. The dehumidifier helps reduce dust and other particles in the air. This will help not agitate your allergies and you will feel more clear headed.

5. Try not to share personal products


Sharing things like towels, makeup, unwashed cups, etc. can all be causes of a sickness being passed around you and your friends. Of course sharing is caring, just make sure it's sanitary.

6. Be conscientious of who you kiss!


Make sure that your girlfriend, boyfriend, or "its complicated" person is not sick before you're getting cozy with them.

7. Drink lots of green tea!


Personally, I credit green tea and its anti-oxidants for keeping the flu away and even getting rid of bugs that might be forming in your system. So if you feel like you might be developing a cold, chug that tea!

I know how annoying these tips may be. But I promise, if you implement at least a few it could reduce your chances of feeling horrible during midterms in the winter, and sneezing all over your finals in the fall.

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