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5 Things From Pre-School You Wish You Had In Adulthood
Coloring Books If you haven't heard, adult coloring books were all the rage this year. Obviously they're slightly more complex photos with no Disney characters but the serve the same purpose. They relieve stress! Coloring is therapeutic for many people and if coloring in the picture of a flower or a bear in a river, so be it. Preschool coloring was merely a distraction for young minds allowing them to embrace creativity, color outside out of the lines, and figure out their favorite color. Today, adults love coloring books because they keep them sane after a long day at work. Nap Time Adults today and especially teenagers are more sleep deprived than ever. Our schedules are packed, we don't see sleep as crucial, and our phones light up the night. Businesses are open later just because of this and your work for school and your job is more important than achieving shut eye. Nap time during preschool kept kids energetic and happy, it hasn't changed for adults. A nap can do wonders in a person. After all, sleep is essential day to day even if many feel the need to skip it. Recess A break today is squeezing in lunch between classes or eating at your desk. Offices impose quiet spaces to prevent you from talking to coworkers. Your break room is the size of a box and the longer you take on a break, the more you seem replaceable to a boss. Recess is so important for adults and children alike because it lets our minds take a break from the stress. This not only makes people more productive but improves their overall well being. Imagine 15 minutes every other hour just to pause and relax, how nice would that be? No Phones Think about how many times your phone buzzes in one day. Texts, tweets, emails, calls, snapchat, Facebook tagging, Instagram likes and the list goes on and on. When you were in preschool, the only stress you had was if you could win freeze tag or if you could run the fastest. You met your friends on the playground without needing a texting play by play of how close you were to the meeting place. Phones have destroyed communication. We base our worth on "likes" and followers. Though I love my iPhone, there are so many days when I would love to get off the grid for a bit. No Bills Mortgage. Car payment. Phone bill. Utilities. Credit card debt. Insurance. Student Loans. Healthcare. Taxes. Cable. Should I go on? Bills consume the lives of older teenagers and adults. A pre-schooler doesn't have any concept for money, let a lone a bill. Bills are important because they pay for the things we enjoy however they can create a lot of stress and unhappiness as people can literally drown in overwhelming debt. Preschool is nice because no bills, no problem. You get to wake up every morning without the worry that you've missed your phone bill for the month. Just one more thing to think about.
10 Slang Words For 2016
1. Lit Definition: To say something is wild, fun, crazy, crowded, exciting...used frequently in describing party atmosphere. Sentence: This party was so lit. 2. Ship Definition: When you have full support for a couple realistically or not. Sentence: Wow they are adorable together, I would totally ship them. 3. AF Definition: As F*ck. Sentence: We are Goals AF. 4. Squad Definition: Made famous by pop star Taylor Swift, Squad is an exclusive group of people aimed to look flawless while making others jealous. You want to be in a squad or you're a loser. Sentence: Taylor Swift has a better squad than anyone else, they're perfect. 5. Netflix & Chill Definition: To hookup or have sex. Sentence: I asked her to come over for Netflix and Chill. She declined. 6. Yaaaaaaassss Defintion: Meaning you completely agree, are happy for, excited for, etc. Sentence: They're bringing pizza? YAAASSSS. Is my favorite song playing? YAAASSSS. Happy hour isn't over? YAAASSSS. 7. PAP Defintion: Post A Picture. Sentence: This pic would be perfect for Insta, PAP. 8. Feels Defintion: To get into an emotional or reflective or reminiscent mind set. Sentence: The minute I hear Adele I immediately get all into my feels. 9. DEAD Definition: Finding something incredibly hilarious, ironic, or perfect. Sentence: He ripped his pants trying to do the splits? DEAD. 10. Trash Defintion: Something is terrible, mean, inappropriate, not cool. Sentence: Don't be such trash. Apologize.
Which Disney Diva Was Your Middle School Crush?
Miley Cyrus vs. Demi Lovato In middle school you were awkward, goofy, and completely obsessed with Disney Channel. Sequined purses were big, Aeropostale was written on every boy's chest, Webkinz were the toy of the century, and you knew every single lyric to High School Musical. But the two biggest front runners of your Disney generation were Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato. Cyrus was famous for her star studded double life as Hannah Montana bringing her super fame. Lovato was the star of Camp Rock and Sonny With A Chance, two very successful Disney productions. You liked either Cyrus or you liked Lovato. In real life the two Disney stars were close friends but have now gone their separate ways in the modern music industry. Though they're completely unrecognizable now, you know exactly which one you prefer. Miley Cyrus Where do we begin? Disney Miley is not the woman we know today. She used to like glitter and blonde wigs and sport the fun name "Hannah Montana". She had bubble gum pop hits that filled giant stadiums, something that no other Disney star could match. She was more than just a Disney Channel Star, she was a pop star winning award after award at such a young age. Little girls envied her and little boys wanted to meet her. After a long successful run of "Hannah Montana" Cyrus took a turn for new tastes. It started with party favorite "Party In The USA" and darkened to "I Can't Be Tamed" leading to the Miley Cyrus we know today. Naked. Unpredictable. Tongue wagging free spirit with a love for sex, drugs, and alcohol. But we love that she dared to be different. Demi Lovato She was Disney Channel's sweetheart always portraying the roles as the nice girl next door. She had killer vocals and Disney banked on that slowly inching her way to superstardom. As soon as she became a hit sensation with Camp Rock, she was just as big if not bigger than the current boyband heart throbs, The Jonas Brothers. In following years Lovato faced sky high fame but it brought out some obstacles. She was lonely. She was depressed. She was using self harm and she had an eating disorder. Today, we see someone renewed. Lovato is a woman of empowerment bringing body confidence, self worth, and girl power to a worldwide stage. Lovato is back and we love it. Your favorite?