20 Reminders for Every College Student

20 Reminders for Every College Student

And why you should take them to heart.
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In the noisy confusion of life, it seems all too easy to get caught up in the little stressors of everyday. That paper won't write itself and the printer is broken and no one seems to remember to take out the trash until it's overflowing. If you feel like you're in over your head with tiny problems that ballooned into something bigger, take a deep breath. We all need a few reminders sometimes.

1. Your GPA does not define you.

2. It's okay to miss people who no longer exist.

3. Not everyone suffers in the same way. That does not mean their sadness is worth any less than yours.

4. Happiness is yours to have if you want it.

5. If you believe in something, believe in it wholeheartedly.

6. Rainy days don't have to be bad days.

7. There are few things a hot shower can't fix.

8. Pay close attention to life. Be present in every situation.

9. Thank your friends for being friends. Not everyone has a group of people willing to walk them home at 2 AM or force feed them mozzarella sticks before they fall asleep.

10. If you're feeling down, Google pictures of golden retrievers. Seriously.

11. In a few years you will not remember what you got on that test you've been stressed about for a week an a half. Do your best and be done with it.

12. Document your life. There is magic in the everyday.

13. There are few instances in life where a "Friends" reference cannot help the situation.

14. If you don't feel like getting out of bed, get out of it anyway. And make it too. Don't get back under the covers until you've done something that makes your heart happy.

15. A clean room can do wonders for a cluttered mind.

16. SEND THE TEXT IF YOU WANT TO.

17. Sometimes it's hard to see just how many people you affect. That doesn't mean there aren't people that care deeply about you.

18. Nothing is worth sacrificing your health—mental or physical.

19. Stay inspired as much as humanly possible.

20. At any moment you can choose to be different.

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I'm A Woman And You Can't Convince Me Breastfeeding In Public Is OK In 2019

Sorry, not sorry.

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Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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10 Reasons To Start Vaping In 2019 If You Haven't Yet

"It's safer than cigarettes"

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Vaping is the rage these days among adolescents and college students. Here are some great reasons to start!

1. It's what all the cool kids do

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I wish that I could be like the cool kids

2. It damages your lungs

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It's not like you need these to breathe or anything

3. It pollutes the air

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Let's pollute the air even more!

4. Nicotine addiction

Just the thing I want to be addicted to

5. "Delicious" flavors

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Would you prefer mango flavor or the cancer flavor?

6. The Juul looks like a USB

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Your parents won't suspect a thing

7. Inhale metals like nickel and lead

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Yummmmmm. Lead poisoning isn't a thing.

8. More likely to get infections

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9. You'll eventually want cigarettes

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And you'll make your lungs worse

10. Lung and mouth cancer

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Who doesn't want cancer

In case you couldn't tell, this was very sarcastic. If you want all of these things, then go ahead, start vaping. But you should know what you're getting yourself into and be prepared for the consequences.

If you already vape, I mean no disrespect and I'm not trying to hate on you, but you should seriously stop. Whatever you think is a good reason for vaping really is not a good enough reason to damage your body.

Stop vaping. And if you don't vape, don't start. Just don't.

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