What The Angry Grandpa Means To Me

What The Angry Grandpa Means To Me

"The Angry Grandpa Show" changed my life for the better.

I have been an avid fan of the YouTube channel called "The Angry Grandpa Show" for about seven almost eight years now. For those of you who do not know what "The Angry Grandpa Show" is it is basically made up of videos portraying the lives of the Green family and the main focus of the YouTube channel is Angry Grandpa, also known as Charles Green.

It was originally created by Angry Grandpa's son, Michael Green, and the channel consists of pranks that the family plays on each other along with some videos that allow us a personal look into their lives at some pivotal points in their lives. Back when I first started watching "The Angry Grandpa Show" I was in a really dark place.

I was living with my stepfather at the time and was being subjected to heinous acts of abuse. My escape was to watch "The Angry Grandpa Show" on my Kindle Fire. I kid you not, watching his videos was not only the highlight of my day but, and this may sound somewhat extreme, but I genuinely do attribute those videos to having saved my life.

At some of my darkest moments, "The Angry Grandpa" was the only positive thing in my life. If I hadn't had that to look forward to, I don't know what else I would have turned to. I could always depend on Angry Grandpa and Michael to put a smile on my face and make me laugh until I couldn't breathe. When everything else in my life was falling apart and turning to shit, I could depend on them to pick me back up and make me realize that there really is a light at the end of the tunnel. It may have taken me awhile to finally get there but I now know that there definitely was one.

Right now Angry Grandpa has been really struggling with his health and when I first found that out I felt my stomach hit the floor. Do you mean to tell me that the man who I have watched almost every day for almost eight years could potentially die and be taken from this world? If something happens to Angry Grandpa, I would feel as though such a massive part of me was just ripped out of my chest.

I know this may sound silly to some of you, but since I have been watching them for so long I have started to feel as though I am a part of their family too. They have shared so much with all their fans, including me, and it has meant the world to me. If you haven't already watched their videos you really should. Their channel is not for everyone but I highly recommend it and needless to say, it has had an incredible impact on my life that I will never forget. Thank you, Angry Grandpa.

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The Basics Of Hygge, To Help You Get Your Groove On

We are VERY overdue for a cozy intervention!

Hygge What is it?

A term you’ve probably seen plastered over countless Pinterest boards and featured in this New Yorker article, “hygge, (pronounced hoo-guh) is a Danish term used to explain the feeling of contentment, well-being, and coziness. Though it has no true English translation, it’s gained massive popularity over the past few years.

Winter is the most hygge time of the year. This concept is all about the warm and fuzzy side of life: cozy slippers, roaring fireplaces, and soft blankets. But it’s so much more than that. It can be found in a cup of tea, while sitting with loved ones, or inside the crackling of a candle wick.

Adding warmth to your life is simpler than you think. I wrote this hygge-inspired article for an introduction to sprucing up your bedroom. If you want to make any space a bit cozier and content, add fuzzy pillows, soft rugs, softly dimmed string lights, and a couple of close friends (or your pet!).

Most importantly, hygge focuses on the present. Today, we’re drowning under a siege of notifications and it seems that our surrounding technology is inescapable. “But what about my followers?” Uhh, do you remember your real friends? As much as our lives do center around technology, we’re doing nothing but good when we take a break from technology. Put down the phone, power down your laptop, and enter the present. Curl up with a good book by the fire. Go to dinner with your family. Have a tech-free game night. Little things throughout the day can make you feel more connected without feeling like you NEED your phone.

This warm and fuzzy concept isn’t new, but platforms like Pinterest and Facebook have made it more accessible to the masses.

With so many holistic concepts like natural medicine and clean eating entering the mainstream, it’s no wonder that this Danish concept has gained so much popularity. It’s almost as is society is reverting back to a simpler time, which in my opinion, can do nothing but good.

Hygge helps us stay present, centered, and focused so that we can advance and better ourselves without forgetting the things that really matter. It’s so much more than blankets and lights.

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28 Things To Write About When You Don't Know What To Write About

Because writers block happens

So it's probably no surprise to anyone that sometimes a writer has no thoughts on what to write about. This week was one of those weeks for me. So this is what I came up with for this weeks article a nice list of things that can be written about when people aren't sure what to write about.

1. Your family

2. Your significant other

3. Why you love your major

4. Why you love your minor

5. Your best friend

6. Your ex-best friend

7. Your fur baby

8. A letter to the one that got away

9. A class that you love

10. A letter to the teacher/professor that changed your life.

11. Tattoo's

12. Your job

13. What you want your future to look like

14. Life lessons that your mom taught you

15. Your hate for the modern dating scene

16. Thoughts that you have going into a new semester

17. Thoughts you have as you're about to move into your first apartment

18. Student clubs

19. Why it's important to have an organized planner

20. Reasons to eat better

21. Thoughts that you have after getting a Fitbit

22. Pet peeves

23. Why you think your letter to Hogwarts is still coming

24. Your hate for men that aren't truthful from the start on what they want

25. Why it's important to have really good friends in your life.

26. Netflix shows worth binge-watching

27. Books worth reading

28. Thoughts on things happening in the world


Hopefully next time you or I have a hard time coming up with something to write about this list will help us even if we don't use something on this list maybe it will spark something else that you can write about.


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