We have all seen them. “Hottest year on record,” “World losing battle against deforestation”. These headlines can be seen in every media source, magazine, streaming service and perhaps most compelling for students, social media. There are thousands of accounts online that post content to incite emotions whether it be fear, disgrace, or anger, influencing individuals to repost on their account. Companies can extend their reach to an exponential number of impressionable young minds. These statements can be beneficial where these raise awareness and donations; however, in many cases, including my own, these can provoke a different emotion: hopelessness.