Birthday Blog; 22 Things I’ve Learned In 22 Years

As my birthday approaches on the 19th of this month, I thought I’d do something I’ve seen others do. A list of things I’ve learned in the mere 22 years of life. I feel like the past year has been extremely life changing and enlightening. Honestly I never thought I’d be where I am today but I’ve never been happier.

Without further ado; here are 22 things I’ve learnt in my 22 years here on this planet.

  1. Stand up for what you believe in, even if this means standing alone.
  2. Sometimes the littlest things bring the most joy.
  3. Life isint always fair
  4. “Success” looks different for everyone.
  5. Mamma knows best, always.
  6. Trust your gut.
  7. Never stop learning.
  8. Eat for health but also for happiness.
  9. It’s never a bad time to tell someone you love them.
  10. Don’t spend time on people who wouldn’t spend any on you.
  11. No failure is ever permanent.
  12. Don’t lose yourself trying to please others.
  13. There is no such thing as perfection.
  14. Investing in yourself and your own happiness is always worth it.
  15. It’s okay to say “No.”
  16. Mistakes are lessons.
  17. Family first.
  18. Money won’t solve your problems.
  19. Make an effort with others.
  20. Love yourself at every stage of your life.
  21. Never forget who’s rooting for you.
  22. All you can do is your absolute best.

There have already been so many highs and lows thus far in my life, but at the end of the day I am very lucky for the life I live. I’m very grateful for everyone and everything in my life, it may not always be easy but it’s always worth it. I can’t wait to see what this next year has in store for me, and happy birthday to all my fellow May babes!


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