13 Things I Learned From 'Peter Pan'
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13 Things I Learned From 'Peter Pan'

After all, what Disney story does not teach valuable lessons?

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13 Things I Learned From 'Peter Pan'
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"Peter Pan" is a Disney classic. Almost everyone has seen or at least heard of the wonderful story about a boy who refused to grow up. Although the story of "Peter Pan" is an imaginative fairytale, this story consists of many life lessons. These are a few things I've learned from the movie "Peter Pan."

1. Thinking happy thoughts can result in great outcomes.

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When Peter says, "Think of the happiest things, it's the same as having wings," he was not joking. Although he was trying to help the Darling children be able to fly, this quote can be applied to everyday life. Thinking positively is a great feeling!

2. Karma is real.

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Captain Hook has gotten what he's deserved not only once, but twice. Although some villains will never learn or change their ways, karma will eventually bite them.

3. It's OK to act like a kid sometimes.

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The Darlings loved having fun playing in the nursery and exploring Peter Pan's world. Everyone needs to have some fun and act like a child occasionally.

4. But, unfortunately, we all have to grow up eventually.

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Wendy, John, and Michael had a lot of fun in adventuring in Neverland, but they ultimately decide they needed to go home. The sad truth is, even though we all need to release our inner child every once in awhile, we can't stop growing up and maturing.

5. Seek adventure.

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It's important to be spontaneous and experience places you have never been to before, similar to the Darling children.

6. Even children can be courageous.

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Wendy puts on a brave face in front of her little brothers when she is instructed to walk the plank. It's not only adults who have to be strong!

7. Everyone needs a mother's love.

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Wendy, John and Michael all end up missing their mother's love and care. Even Peter seeks Wendy to be a motherly figure for him and the lost boys. There's no denying we just need our moms to love and guide us sometimes.

8. Sometimes, all it takes is faith and trust to do extraordinary things.

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And perhaps a little bit of pixie dust. But still, without faith and trust, Wendy and her brothers would not have been able to fly!

9. Never go back on your word.

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Peter Pan is an honorable character because he never breaks a promise. He gave his word to Captain Hook that he wouldn't fly during their sword fight at the end of the movie. He did just that, and he was victorious!

10. It's important to have loyal friends.

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There's no denying that the Lost Boys are the best friends Peter could have. They trust what he says, stick by his side and never throw him under the bus. Everyone needs friends like these!

11. Sewing is an important skill to learn.

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Basic sewing skills could come in handy when you least expect it. For example, if you need to fix a hole in your shirt or sew your shadow to the bottom of your shoe -- a needle and thread can work wonders!

12. Girls can become vicious over guys.

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Whether it's Tinkerbell or the mermaids angry with Wendy because she is getting all of Peter's attention, jealousy is very noticeable in this film. It's important to note that sometimes people are just mean out of jealousy. Take it as a compliment!

13. You can find happiness by forgetting your fears and getting away.

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"Think of all the joy you'll find, when you leave the world behind and bid your fears goodbye." -- "You Can Fly!"

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