9 Signs That You Might Be An Old Soul

9 Signs That You Might Be An Old Soul

I think change is great, and advancements are awesome, but sometimes I just like the old fashioned way of doing things.
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If you're anything like me, you don't necessarily fit in in today's society. You might just be a little old-fashioned, outdated, or old school... however you would like to put it. You still like the original way of doing things, you may not be fond of new technology, and you might not agree with some of the new trends. There's nothing wrong with us, no matter how much we might get picked on, we just might have been born in the wrong generation. Here are some signs you just might be an old soul.

1. If you like to read, you prefer an old fashioned book over an e-book any day.

My parents bought me a Nook a couple of years ago because my book collection was becoming large enough to require a library, and I just can't bring myself to use it. There really is nothing like an actual book. The smell of the pages, the worn look it gets, the tangible sight of your progress as you reach closer to the end. It's great.

2. Coffee. The old-fashioned way.

I do like Starbucks and Dunkin', but nothing beats a classic cup of Folger's with a little sugar and cream. Something that has such a strong smell it fills your whole kitchen as it brews. Although, I have to admit, I have adapted to a Keurig... it's just easier... and they make Folger's K-Cups.

3. Forgive me, millennials, but I can't stand pop music.

Kesha. Iggy. New Miley. Lil Yachty. I cringe at the sound of these and others. This new age of pop, rap, hip hop, and even the new country.. it all bores me. You can find me listening to Guns N Roses, Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, Jimi Hendrix, Cash, Diffie, Haggard, and others. About as modern as it gets for me is Sublime and RHCP. I just can't bring myself to listen to most of these new songs with meaningless lyrics and the same beat.

4. Classic movies. Enough Said.

You can probably tell by the picture that my favorite movie genre is horror. Movies is another area that I feel as if they just used to do it better. If you're like me, you can hardly stand to sit through horror movies nowadays. I mean, can we chill with the gore? That's not even scary, it just makes me want to lose my lunch. What happened to the Michael Myers "Halloween" movies that chill you to your core without even a fraction of the gore as today's movies? And that goes for all genres... "Castaway," "Twister," "Forrest Gump," old Adam Sandler comedies... they were just better back in the day.

5. Is your style a little outdated?

I don't know about you, but I just can't force myself to wear some of today's trends. Crop tops and high waisted shorts are one I can't find cute. Guys wearing Chacos... weird. Crocs... oh my. Incredibly oversized T-shirts... no. I still really like jeans without a million holes in them. I admire '70s bell bottoms, '80s leather jackets, and old west serape prints. My eyeliner may be too think, and my hair a little too poofy, but this modern style just doesn't fit me.

6. Views on relationships

Is it just me, or are relationships a little less meaningful nowadays? I mean do y'all still believe in dates, holding hands, the guy opening the door every now and then, being in love? Or is that stuff just out the window? Call me old-fashioned, but I like how it used to be. This whole talking thing, having side chicks, playing games, is just not how it should be in my opinion.

7. Food. Before people freaked out about health.

OK, I understand being healthy, and that's great. But why is everyone so weight-conscious now? I see more people — girls, in particular — eating what I refer to as rabbit food, to reach some unrealistic skinny that is what they are supposedly supposed to look like. What happened to milkshakes, burgers, fries, good southern cookin', fried chicken??? I mean, in moderation, of course, but can we stop obsessing over what everyone looks like or needs to look like and just worry about being happy with ourselves?

8. Social Media

Now, I'm not completely old-fashioned when it comes to this, but I wouldn't say I need it quite as much as many people my age. If you're like me, you probably have the basics; Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Tumblr, Pinterest, to name a few. However, you probably don't understand the spam accounts, people's obsession with likes, or constantly being on your phone checking these apps. I do love Pinterest for DIY ideas, I like sharing my photos from trips with friends, and I like the funny memes and cool pics on Facebook and Tumblr. I also admit to religiously using Twitter because I live in the south and during storm season, I stalk James Spann (THE weather guy down here). But if all these apps were deleted tomorrow, I don't think I would be too incredibly bothered. Let's all put the phones down for a sec and enjoy our surroundings for once.

9. Outdoors > Indoors

I don't necessarily know if this is considered being an old soul, but I remember this was a big deal when I was a little kid and today's kids seem different. I literally never stayed inside as a kid. I was "exploring," riding bikes, playing kickball, and just playing outside. Now, it seems as if it is so much more cool to stay inside and watch Netflix all day or play video games. What is with that? Please tell me I'm not the only one who still enjoys hiking, swimming, going for walks in the woods, etc.

These are just naming a few, but I know there are some more oldies like me out there.

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100 Instagram Captions You'll Want To Use Right Now

Quotes, lyrics, sayings, and other ideas for Instagram captions!
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When it comes to Instagram we are often thinking about what to use as a caption for our photos that we take that we really want to post on Instagram. Sometimes we post the photo without a caption and sometimes we just use an emoji because we're stumped on finding a good caption to use for the photo. So we go the short route and just put an emoji as a caption for our photo. Well whether it is a selfie, a friend pic, group pic, or just need a caption for the photo, here are 100 captions to use for a photo. Some are lyrics, some are quotes and some are just a quick caption to use on your photo. Also here are some accounts you can follow that are worth following:

-@brandonwoelfel

-@tess_and_sarah

-@brandymelvilleusa

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-@cats_of_instagram

-@zodiac.signs

-@thegrilledpineapple

-@jazzjennings_

-@chipper_thegolddog

-@llauratheleo

-@heyshalice

-@sailorhaley

-@sandcloudteam

-@photosabss

-@sharkbaitblond

Here are Quotes To Use As A Caption/ Lyrics To Use As A Caption/ Quick Little Sayings To Use As A Caption: for your instagram photo that you wish to post !

1.Life goes on, with or without you.

2.Don't Worry Be Happy ! Bob Marley

3. Be Happy

4.Be Confident

5. Be Positive

6. Don't be a liar, everyone hates a liar

7. Chillen With My Peeps

8. Go Big Or Go Home

9. What's the deal?

10.The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it's all that matters.

11.Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.

12, You couldn't handle me even if I came with instructions.

13. You couldn't handle me even if I came with instructions.

14. Forgive, yes. Forget, never.

15.There's a hole in my heart where you use to be.

16. I don't need any part time people in my life.

17. Get the Gist

18. Boy, it's the 21st centurey get with the program.

19. Hey, I just met you, this is crazy

20. I woke up like this

21. Keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about.

22. Beauty is power; a smile is it's sword

23. Last Day Of Class

24. I Donut Care

25. Got my donut and coffee today

26.Happy as a clam

27. Beach Days are the best

28.A friend will always make you smile, especially when you don't want to…

29. Always classy, never trashy, and a little bit sassy.

30. If only we could turn back time...

31. With You, I forget all my problems. With You, Time Stands Still.

32. Life's a climb, but the view is great

33. Ohana, means family, family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.

34. We come to love by not finding the perfect person but by learning to see imperfect person perfectly.

35. If I ever write a story about my life, don't be surprised if your name appears billion times.

36. "She's got that red lip, classic thing going on"

37 .I don't know what's tighter, our jeans or our friendship!

38. Best Friends make good times better and hard times easier!

39. Not sure what I did to deserve you as my best friend :)

40. I don't need your approval to be me.

41. So call me? maybe

42.I am who.I am, I am what I am, I do what I do and I ain't never gonna do it any different. I don't care who likes it and who don't.

43. Take me as I am, or watch me as I go.

44. Kiss me under the light of a thousand stars - Ed Sheeran

45. Cause you're a sky full of stars- Cold Play

46 . I keep dancing on my own- Calum Scott

47. Can't keep my hands to myself- Selena Gomez

48. I just want to look good for you- Selena Gomez

49. Kill em with kindness -Selena Gomez

50. I am not perfect. I make mistakes. But when I say Sorry… I mean it!

51. Me? Weird? Please! I am Limited Edition

52, Turn that frown upside down

53. Smile its the best thing a girl can wear

54, Stay true

55. Laughing is the best medicine you can ever get!

56. You're the king, baby I'm your queen

57. Best Friends Forever !!!

58.Throwing it back to the good ole days!

59. Ugg Life

60. I know you like first name basis

61. *Sends selfie to NASA cuz I'm a star*

62. Basic white girl

63. Frisky Friday

64. My thoughts are stars that I cannot fathom into constellations,

65. Maybe our okays will be our infinities - The Fault In Our Stars

66. So hold onto me because i'm a little unsteady - Unsteady

67. This has got to be the best day of my life - Best Day Of My LIfe - American Author

68. She;s the beauty and he's the beast

69. All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. -Walt Disney

70. If you can dream it, you can do it.-Walt Disney

71.Hakuna Matata it means no worries for the rest of your days - The LIon King

72. "The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it." — Rafiki,

73. "Remember you're the one who can fill the world with sunshine." — Snow White, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

74 ."The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all." — The Emperor, Mulan

75. "You don't have time to be timid. You must be bold and daring." — Lumière, Beauty and the Beast

76."All it takes is faith and trust." -- Peter Pan (Peter Pan)

77."A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference." -- Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh)

78."If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead." -- Gusteau (Ratatouille)

79. "The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all." -- The Emperor (Mulan)

80."A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart." -- Zeus (Hercules)

81."Life's not a spectator sport. If watchin' is all you're gonna do, then you're gonna watch your life go by without ya." -- Laverne (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)

82. "The things that make me different are the things that make me ME." -- Piglet (Winnie the Pooh)

83."Giving up is for rookies." -- Philoctetes (Hercules)

84.. "Happiness is the richest thing we will ever own." -- Donald Duck

85. "Change is good." -- Rafiki (The Lion King)

86."Remember, you're the one who can fill the world with sunshine." -- Snow White (Snow White and the Seven Dwarves)

87. "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." -- Walt Disney

88.Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. Rabindranath Tagore
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89.The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller
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90.The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire. Pamela Hansford Johnson
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91.Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. Swami Sivananda
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92..Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it. Kevyn Aucoin
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93.Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'! Audrey Hepburn
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94. Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman
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95.My power's turned on

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96.Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. Buddha
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97.Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf. Rabindranath Tagore
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98.I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.' Muhammad Ali
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99. Why don't you be you

And I'll be me

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100. Life is like a camera, we focus on the positives and develop from the negatives.

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From The Recovering Shopaholic Tired Of Consumerism

I think I maybe have what, like eight dollars left in my account.

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Let's face it, friends: my bank account has taken a beating. Hard. Real hard. Being a sorority girl has completely drained my debit card, from swaps to date parties to feeling pressured to never wear the same outfit twice on my Instagram. I think I maybe have what, like $8 left in my account.

Last week it was makeup. This week it's athleisure skirts, because God knows I'm not gonna hit the gym with this bronze-y glow I bought in a bottle. I spent all summer working my first job that didn't pay me under the table only to spend my entire paycheck at the same place. The whole concept of "treat yo self" isn't lost on me. I have a slight problem, and it's only made worse by the fact that all my favorite stores have apps that are conveniently downloaded onto my phone, so then everything I could ever want is just one click away.

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As someone whose favorite holiday is Black Friday, you may be wondering why I am so tired of consumerism, besides my obvious bankruptcy situation. The fact of the matter is, I'm tired of constantly being berated by advertisements telling me I need all these new products. It seems like more than ever before, social media is becoming more and more just a string of advertisements, one after another. It's not just brands advertising anymore; it's influencers and friends and even those weird stranger girls that DM you on Instagram saying, "Hey gorgeous! You look poor and desperate! Would you like to make a small amount of money each month selling so-called "miracle" products you have to pay to even try out?"

And God, these products aren't even GOOD. Brands are so uncreative these days, they're not just copying each other (hello, Anastasia Beverly Hills and Maybelline); they're copying THEMSELVES. Tarte Cosmetics is literally releasing a holiday palette that is a copy of a palette they had in the summer. Too Faced Cosmetics thinks they can slap a happy face on a piece of fruit and all of a sudden it's "creative packaging."

I'm sorry, but the Annoying Orange already thought of that, what, like ten years ago? Don't even get me started on the unicorns and mermaids trend. As someone who is basically still a toddler, I absolutely love a good unicorn product. I have a unicorn lamp in my room. But I'm so tired of brands taking trends and running with them so much and for so long that the novelty wears off. Like if one brand does mermaids, maybe someone else should do fairies? Or trolls or gnomes or hobbits or something (I mean, who doesn't want to look like they guard a bridge?) People NEED to do their OWN thing. We love an original sister.

And then we have these influencers shoving these boring products down our throats like they're the next best thing since sliced bread. Like can they make it any more obvious that they have zero taste when they're trying to sell us ANOTHER red-toned eyeshadow palette? Been there, done that. Stop acting like it's new and cool because it's neither. It just makes it look like you're desperate for money. It may be your job, but you don't have to act like Schmeagle or whoever that character is from Lord of the Rings who freaks every time he finds money.

All in all, people need to stop pandering goods to us until they can actually think of a good reason why I should add another eyeshadow palette to my collection of forty. All my makeup is going to expire before I even have time to open half of these palettes, so I think it's time we all stop.

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