Lessons

Though I’ve only been alive for about 15 years, I feel like I’ve learned a lot and I just want to list some of those lessons out

-There’s no reason to cheat. If you’re unhappy, leave.
-Be nice to everyone
-Do not be overly nice to those who are not nice back to you
-What goes around comes around
-Only trust those who have earned it
-Confidence is key
-Stereotypes are not definitions of people
-Pictures in magazines are super photoshopped
-Everyone is hiding something
-Secrets have a cost
-Keeping secrets is nearly impossible
-It doesn’t matter what other people think
-Don’t even bother with those who are rude to you
-Giving up on those who need you, will ultimately destroy them
-You can’t perform well in a track meet if you never run at practice
-Smoking weed will increase your depression
-Pushing people away will not solve anything
-Those who stick around through the tough stuff love you
-Do not regret anything you once wanted
-Having a support group will help you a lot
-Yolo (might as well add that one on)
-Be adventurous
-It’s ok to be different
-Everyone has a flaw (even if you can’t see it at first)
-Thinking positively makes a huge difference
-There’s something very comforting about a person who is positive even though they’re going through an awful situation
-Crying in math class is OK
-Always ask questions when you’re confused
-Just because someone may have it worse than you doesn’t mean that your problems don’t matter
-Over reacting and jealousy can be good sometimes
-Drama is pointless
-It’s ok to do something your parents wouldn’t approve of every once in a while
-It’s easier to apologize than to ask for permission
-You shouldn’t do anything to hurt the ones you love
-It can be lovely to be cliche and romantic
-Humor is a great thing
-It’s ok to not be good at anything
-You don’t have to be the best at everything you do
-In the end of the day it’s you vs. the world
-Always be charitable
-People who judge others are not worth the time of day
-Attention whores are looking for attention for a specific reason
-It’s the 21st century, why are gender roles even still a thing
-A smile can make someone’s day
-Sometimes a smile can save someone’s life