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Face Your Inner Blues With The Little Blue Dood

With its motto “Being little, being blue, being a doodle,” Little Blue Dood, your pocket-sized pal sprinkling whimsy and wisdom into your day, is becoming the latest TikTok sensation. Each post is a delightful simple doodle slideshow featuring the adventures of a little blue figure, offering insights that hit home for anyone navigating relationships and self-discovery. 

It’s like finding that one friend who truly gets it, even when you’re tangled in the messiness of emotions and uncertainties. So, if you’re craving a blend of silliness and getting real about life, Little Blue Dood is your go-to source for a little smile.

Little Blue Dood doesn’t shy away from the raw and messy truths of life. Instead, it boldly embraces them, inviting its viewers to do the same. It’s about facing those inner blues head-on, whether it’s the confusion of undefined relationships or the doubts about one’s place in the world. Little Blue Dood reminds us to keep things light-hearted and fun. Because let’s face it, life’s too short to take everything too seriously. So why not laugh at our own delusions along the way?

So, to anyone out there facing their own inner blues, take a cue from Little Blue Dood: be bold and unapologetically yourself. Don’t be afraid to laugh at life’s absurdities and dance through the uncertainties. After all, life’s too short to be anything but authentically you. Little Blue Dood isn’t just a character — it’s a reminder to embrace the quirks and imperfections that make us who we are. In a world that often feels overwhelming, it’s refreshing to have a dose of lightheartedness and wisdom delivered in the form of a tiny blue doodle.

Whether you’re navigating the complexities of college relationships or grappling with career choices, there’s something in those doodles that resonates with everyone: friendship, love, loss, and self-discovery. And these little doodles get real. Little Blue Dood doesn’t shy away from messy emotions or tough decisions. In fact, it dives headfirst into them, reminding us that it’s okay not to have it all figured out. 

These doodles offer a refreshing dose of honesty and real behavior. Sometimes, the simplest expressions, like a doodle, can speak volumes. Despite life’s challenges and uncertainties, the little blue figure continues to dance, laugh, and spread joy. It’s a reminder that no matter how tough things may seem, there’s always a reason to smile and keep moving forward.

Seriously, learning how to be unserious when it comes to things can help us better balance life’s inevitable ups and downs. Take, for example, the idea of rewarding yourself with a coffee after dealing with a stressful situation: It might sound absurd at first, but think about it, sometimes a little indulgence is just what we need to lift our spirits after a rough patch. And hey, who can resist the allure of a creamy latte or a frothy frappuccino?

Then there’s that trend of embracing nature after the smallest mishap. Sure, it might seem like an exaggerated response to spill your coffee, miss the metro, or break up with an ex, but there’s something therapeutic about stepping outside, feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin, and taking in the beauty of the world around you. It’s a reminder that life goes on, and there’s so much to be grateful for, even in the midst of chaos.

And let’s not forget about putting on that good old One Direction song. There’s something about their catchy tunes and infectious energy that can turn even the most mundane gathering into a full-blown party. So go ahead, crank up the volume, and dance like nobody’s watching. Because in the end, it’s all about embracing the little moments of joy and spontaneity that make life worth living.

Little Blue Dood embodies the essence of finding joy in life’s little moments, even amidst chaos and uncertainty. Its quirky adventures and insightful messages serve as a gentle reminder to embrace authenticity, laughter, and more self-compassion than ever. Through its whimsical lens, we learn that amidst life’s complexities, it’s the small, genuine moments that truly matter.

Lily Brown

Emerson '25

Lily Brown is a writer at the Her Campus National Writers Program. She writes for the Culture, Style, and Wellness verticals on the site, including beauty, decor, digital, entertainment, experiences, fashion, and mental health coverage. Beyond Her Campus, Lily is a rising senior at Emerson College in Boston, MA, majoring in Journalism with a Publishing minor. She works as the Creative Director for the on-campus lifestyle publication, Your Magazine, where she establishes and curates the conceptual design and content for the entire publication ranging from style, romance, music, pop culture, personal identity, and college experiences. She has written and photographed for Your Mag along with several other on-campus magazines. Lily was recently recognized for her work on YM and awarded two EVVYs for Outstanding Print Publication. In her free time, Lily maybe spends a little too much time keeping a close eye on captivating red carpet and runway fashion, and binge-watching her favorite shows. She also enjoys expressing her thoughts through creative writing, exploring new destinations, and blasting ABBA, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, and Lady Gaga on Spotify. Additionally, she actively contributes to fostering a sense of community among college residents as a dedicated Residential Assistant.