Life Lessons (So Far)


Here are a few life lessons I’ve learned so far. Mostly because sometimes life comes at you hard.

  1. The secret to happiness is the acceptance of yourself.
  2. You can’t do it all. That’s ok.
  3. The more you own, the more that owns you.
  4. The hardest is found in the easiest.
  5. Follow your gut.
  6. Spend time alone with yourself every day.
  7. The truth will set you free.
  8. Being kind is more important than being right.
  9. LIfe isn’t fair, but it’s still good.
  10. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
  11. Don’t take yourself so seriously.
  12. Laugh with someone. Laugh alone. Laugh at yourself. Just laugh.
  13. Make peace with your past.
  14. If a relationship has to be secret, you shouldn’t be in it.
  15. Overprepare, then go with the flow.
  16. However good or bad a situation, it is temporary.
  17. Whatever doesn’t kill you really does make you stronger. Thank you, Kelly Clarkson.
  18. Get rid of anything that isn’t useful, beautiful or joyful.
  19. Take a deep breath. This too will pass.
  20. Life isn’t tied with a boy, but it’s still a gift.
  21. Call your parents.
  22. You don’t need everyone to like you.
  23. I am not the center of the universe and neither are you.
  24. Doubt kills.
  25. Own your mistakes. Move on.
  26. Surround yourself with brilliance. If you’re the smartest one in the room, find another room.
  27. Be Yourself.
  28. Make tough decisions.
  29. Skills can be taught. Character you either have or you do not have.

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