We Have The Ability To Change The World, Every Little Bit Counts

We Have The Ability To Change The World, Every Little Bit Counts

You can start little and watch it grow.

If you were given the opportunity to change the world in the drop of a hat, would you do it? You could change anything you want. You change little things or big things. You could change leaders, rules, poverty, anything you want. Would you do it?

Perhaps, but think about how it would affect us. Think about the lives of people who you do not know. What if the thing(s) you decide to change is/are important to them or necessary. What if you decide to take away all sicknesses, but little did you know those sicknesses have made some of these people who they are.

You could take away debt from students or people in general. Now, that would be fantastic. Who wants to live their life in student-debt? You could take away the worry from those people and leave them with a peaceful mind.

What if you could change the world by getting rid of disasters that cause people to lose their home or loved ones? We could live in a world where the pain isn't a daily thing. We could live in a world where we don't wake up and come home to the news saying another school shooting has happened. We won't have to live in a world where we are so used to hearing about yet another fatal event.

You could sit at the desk in the library, and stop the pain students are feeling. You could help people realize how broken this world is. Or you could make an endless amount of snow cones.

What if you could change the world by smiling at people? Would you do it? Simply smiling at someone could send smile after smile off. It seems like it wouldn't do much but look at it in the long term. One smile sets off another and another.

Changing the world is more than everyone knowing your name. It is more than making a large impression in life to make a difference. Changing the world comes in many forms. What would the world look like if you made a change, whether it was noticeable or not to the naked eye?

If you could change the world, would you start small and go bigger or start big and get smaller? You have the power to do anything all in the palm of your hands. You could get rid of global warming or create some weird invention. What would you do?

I want you to know something. You don't need to be some big, macho, person to change the world. You don't need to have a huge "event" to make a difference. All you need is yourself. You can start small. You can start with a smile. You can start with encouraging words. You can start little and watch it grow.

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I'm The Girl Without A 'Friend Group'

And here's why I'm OK with it


Little things remind me all the time.

For example, I'll be sitting in the lounge with the people on my floor, just talking about how everyone's days went. Someone will turn to someone else and ask something along the lines of, "When are we going to so-and-so's place tonight?" Sometimes it'll even be, "Are you ready to go to so-and-so's place now? Okay, we'll see you later, Taylor!"

It's little things like that, little things that remind me I don't have a "friend group." And it's been like that forever. I don't have the same people to keep me company 24 hours of the day, the same people to do absolutely everything with, and the same people to cling to like glue. I don't have a whole cast of characters to entertain me and care for me and support me. Sometimes, especially when it feels obvious to me, not having a "friend group" makes me feel like a waste of space. If I don't have more friends than I can count, what's the point in trying to make friends at all?

I can tell you that there is a point. As a matter of fact, just because I don't have a close-knit clique doesn't mean I don't have any friends. The friends I have come from all different walks of life, some are from my town back home and some are from across the country. I've known some of my friends for years, and others I've only known for a few months. It doesn't really matter where they come from, though. What matters is that the friends I have all entertain me, care for me, and support me. Just because I'm not in that "friend group" with all of them together doesn't mean that we can't be friends to each other.

Still, I hate avoiding sticking myself in a box, and I'm not afraid to seek out friendships. I've noticed that a lot of the people I see who consider themselves to be in a "friend group" don't really venture outside the pack very often. I've never had a pack to venture outside of, so I don't mind reaching out to new people whenever.

I'm not going to lie, when I hear people talking about all the fun they're going to have with their "friend group" over the weekend, part of me wishes I could be included in something like that. I do sometimes want to have the personality type that allows me to mesh perfectly into a clique. I couldn't tell you what it is about me, but there is some part of me that just happens to function better one-on-one with people.

I hated it all my life up until very recently, and that's because I've finally learned that not having a "friend group" is never going to be the same as not having friends.

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10 Reasons Why Tom Holland Is The Definition Of Total Boyfriend Material

He's the adorable British dork of our dreams.


Tom Holland first stormed onto the scene as Spiderman in "Captain America: Civil War" in 2016, and we all loved his performance in the movie. However, now that time has gone on, there's another reason he's stolen all of our hearts: He's one hundred percent boyfriend material! He's absolutely adorable, is a complete dork without ever meaning to, and he loves all dogs. There are so many reasons Tom Holland is perfect boyfriend material, but here are ten of the most important reasons.

1. Let's start with the obvious: He's Spiderman.


What girl wouldn't want to date a superhero? Spiderman is one of the best superheroes ever so it would be amazing to date the actor who plays him. Also, if you didn't cry during Tom Holland's final performance in "Infinity War", you're lying.

2. He loves dogs.


Not only does he have a cute pit bull named Tessa, but he also seems to make friends with every dog he meets. It would be so wonderful to play with dogs with him!

3. He's always down for adventures.


One of the best parts of dating someone is getting to try new things and go on adventures with them. Since Tom travels the world all the time to promote his movies, you and he could maybe take time every now and then to try something new, like surfing!

4. He's that adorable British boyfriend you've always dreamt of.


Yes, celebrities like Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch have a more "suave Brit" personality about them, but Tom Holland is the "adorable Brit" every girl has ever dreamt of dating. He's pretty much cornered the market at this point.

5. He's just a really big dork.


I mean, just look at him! I don't think there would be anyone better to laugh or do dorky things with than Tom Holland.

6. He's got a great group of friends.


I don't know about you, but I would love to hang out with Zendaya and Jacob Balaton. All three of these guys just seem like perfect squad goals.

7. He truly loves and appreciates the people in his life.


Tom always shows his gratitude for every opportunity he's been given and never hesitates to support his co-stars. That, to me, is true friendship.

8. He's got a great sense of style.


That is one classy outfit right there. And the muscles are a great bonus.

9. He's well-traveled.


How awesome would it be to see the world with Tom as he goes on promotional tours? Think of all the cool things you could experience together!

10. He's a pure ray of sunshine who deserves the world.


Breaking News: Local Boy is a Literal Angel. He is the Brightest Ray of Sunshine.

So ladies, if you're looking for the perfect boyfriend, look no further than Tom Holland.

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