Our Vibes → This World

Our Vibes → This World

The fact is, whether you realize it or not, every post, every raised hand comment, every Snapchat story, you’re contributing to society.

Merry Christmas.
We’re all depressed.
Can I delete my family or?
I don’t like you, but
I love you more.
To the moon and back.
Feel joy.
Stop romanticizing.
Look forward.

Somewhere out there.

December 7, my professor told us to take from the world around us and make a poem. To look at papers, internet pop-ups, text messages, tweets (you get the gist) and pick ten phrases that intrigue us. Above are my phrases, and above is the poem I created.

Interesting right? All phrases I picked off of various social media sites, mostly Instagram captions. So what was the point? She wanted us to aware of what we bring to this world. The fact is, whether you realize it or not, every post, every raised hand comment, every Snapchat story, you’re contributing to society.You’re contributing to this world.

Now dependent on your post, that could be either amazing, or detrimental. Either way, it’s a downright terrifying thought. With just one post, one comment, one share, you’re shaping this world. Rejecting the trends, or giving into them. You’re deciding what our generation will tolerate and what it will not.

Hilary or Trump? Death penalty or mercy? Pro-life or pro-choice? Love or hate? Acceptance or judgment? These are the questions we face. These are the decisions we have to make before we share that “funny” video of a school fight, or the sweet young boy caught passing his classmate half of his PB&J sandwich at lunch. Think. Decide. Radiate. Our world is defined by us, let's make it a beautiful one.

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44 Lyrics For When You Need An Instagram Caption

Your caption is just as important as the filter.

Choosing the caption for your Instagram can be almost as challenging as deciding on a filter. So, if you’re ready to post that Insta, but don’t know what to say, here are 44 lyrics for when you need an Instagram caption.

1. “Be young, be dope, be proud.” - Lana Del Rey, "American"

2. “I can’t really see another squad tryna cross us.” - Drake, "No Tellin’"

3. “Darling I’m a nightmare dressed like a daydream.” - Taylor Swift, "Blank Space"

4. “I’m throwin' shade like it’s sunny.” - Nicki Minaj, "Want Some More"

5. “I’m gonna live like tomorrow doesn't exist.” - Sia, "Chandelier"

6. “Find me where the wild things are.” - Alessia Cara, "Wild Things"

7. “If I was you, I'd wanna be me too.” - Meghan Trainor, "Me Too"

8. “Sweet like candy to my soul, sweet you rock and sweet you roll.” - Dave Matthews Band, "Crash Into Me"

9. “I swear this life is like the sweetest thing I’ve ever known.” - Drake, "Over"

10. “I hope you never lose your sense of wonder.” - Lee Ann Womack, "I Hope You Dance"

11. “But if you close your eyes, does it almost feel like nothing’s changed at all? - Bastille, "Pompeii"

12. “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.” - John Lennon, "Imagine"

13. “You can’t choose what stays and what fades away.” - Florence + The Machine, "No Light, No Light"

14. “She acts like summer and walks like rain.” - Train, "Drops of Jupiter

15. “She’s a good girl, loves her mama. Loves Jesus, and America too.” - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, "Free Fallin’"

16. “Lights will guide you home, and ignite your bones.” - Coldplay, "Fix You"

17. “Say you’ll remember me.” - Taylor Swift, "Wildest Dreams"

18. I’ve got thick skin and an elastic heart.” - Sia, "Elastic Heart"

19. “Give me the beat boys and free my soul.” - Uncle Kracker, "Drift Away"

20. “One of these days the clocks will stop, and time won’t mean a thing.” - Foo Fighters, "These Days"

21. “Sunshine mixed with a little hurricane.” - Brad Paisley, Perfect Storm

22. “You are the piece of me I wish I didn’t need.” Zedd feat. The Foxes, "Clarity"

23. “Her mind is Tiffany twisted, she’s got the Mercedes bends.” - The Eagles, "Hotel California"

24. “Life imitates art.” - Lana Del Rey, "Gods And Monsters"

25. “Nobody said it was easy, no one said it would be this hard.” - Coldplay, "The Scientist"

26. “You’re gonna keep my soul, it was yours to have long ago.” - State Radio, "Keepsake"

27. “Celebrate we will ‘cause life is short but sweet for certain.” - Dave Matthews Band, "Two Step"

28. “It’s always darkest before the dawn.” - Florence + The Machine, "Shake it Out"

29. “There are many things I’d like to say to you but I don’t know how.” - Oasis, "Wonderwall"

30. “You say you want a revolution, well you know we all wanna change the world.” - The Beatles, "Revolution"

31. “God is great, beer is good, and people are crazy.” Billy Currington, "People Are Crazy"

32. “Well my heart is gold, and my hands are cold.” - Halsey, "Gasoline"

33. “I don’t want to be heard, I want to be listened to.” - Twenty One Pilots, "Forest"

34. “Where you invest your love, you invest your life.” - Mumford and Sons, "Awake My Soul"

35. “I think I need a sunrise, I’m tired of the sunset.” - Augustana, "Boston"

36. “All of these lines across my face tell you the story of who I am.” - Brandi Carlile, "The Story"

37. ‘Ready or not, here I come. Where you at? The night is young.” - Bridgit Mendler, "Ready or Not"

38. “In the land of Gods and Monsters, I was an angel.” - Lana Del Rey, "Gods And Monsters"

39. “Turns out not where, but who you’re with that really matters.” - Dave Matthews Band, "Best Of What’s Around"

40. “Know yourself, know your worth.” - Drake, "0 to 100"

41. “I’m little but I’m coming for the crown.” - Lorde, "Still Sane"

42. “Didn’t they tell you I was a savage?” - Rihanna, "Needed Me"

43. “Hands in the air like we don’t care.” - Miley Cyrus, "We Can’t Stop"

44. “I’ma keep running because a winner don’t quit on themselves.” - Beyonce, "Freedom"

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Don't Be Afraid To Be Overly Sensitive

The world needs to understand that you're not 'making it all about you.'

If you're overly sensitive, you know the world doesn't revolve around you. You could be up at three in the morning thinking about a conversation you had in the afternoon, hoping that you didn't say something "wrong."

I feel as though people are afraid to be called "sensitive" because they see it as being weak or self-absorbed. If you're truly sensitive, you know that being sensitive is not about being weak or constantly thinking about yourself. You know that being sensitive means that you feel things very deeply.

As a society, we need to stop thinking about sensitivity as a negative thing. Sensitive people are usually the most considerate. They're in tune with their feelings and, nine times out of ten, they want to be in tune with yours too.

Sensitivity comes in all different forms. A common misconception is that people who are sensitive cry a lot and for no reason. Everyone's different. Some people show their sensitivity through crying, others through yelling, and others quite commonly by stone-cold silence.

When you feel things deeply, joy is no exception. So if you're sensitive, there's a good chance that when you're happy, you're really damn happy.

Sensitive people usually aren't selfish, just aware of their needs. A common reason they are easily upset is because they would willingly do things for others, and others do not do the same to them. The needs of other people vary, but I can say confidently that everyone needs to feel included, sensitive or not.

So how do you deal with a sensitive person? You shouldn't have to feel like you're walking on egg shells, but you should also keep in mind that they feel very deeply. Appreciate them, and make it known. Return their favors, and keep in mind that they are overthinkers. One thing that you say to them could resonate with them for a very long time.

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