Life Lessons From Famous Teens
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Life Lessons From Famous Teens

You'll never be happy in life if you are consistently listening to others and try to please them.

Life Lessons From Famous Teens

"The world worships the original." There's only one you, and nobody can ever be like you. In a world where there is so much pressure to be a certain image, many people are losing themselves. In the attempt to keep up with social standards, people, especially teenagers, are pretending to be someone who they are not. There's one lesson that needs to be learned throughout all of this...

Be Yourself.

Be yourself! As cliche as it sounds, it's an important thing to do in life. Be who you are! Do what makes you happy. You'll never be happy in life if you are consistently listening to others and try to please them. You have to know how to please yourself.

Don't worry about what people say or what people think. Many famous teens are known for this. They don't care about your opinion or how you may feel, they do what they feel is right for them. Willow and Jaden Smith are famous for this. The media has been giving Willow slack since she shaved her head in 2012, but that never stopped her. She continued to do what made her happy. Jaden Smith, as well - he received criticism on wearing a costume to Kanye and Kim's wedding. He responded by wearing another costume to prom. Cool right? Learn to be yourself, you'll be much happier if you do.

I think that Kylie Jenner is also a perfect example for this. Recently Jenner has been receiving a lot of criticism from people on social media to actual celebrities. She's being herself! From the clothes she wears to the cars she drives, she does what pleases her. She revealed on The Kardashians reality show that she had gotten her lips injected because she wasn't fulfilled with her lips before. Even though she is young, she realized that she did not like something about herself and took the steps she felt were necessary to change it. Jenner wasn't trying to please anyone in the media or her family, she was just trying to fulfill her needs.

Jazz Jennings! If you are not aware of who she is, she is a 15 year old transgender teen. She started living as a girl at the tender age of five years old. She has written a book called I Am Jazz to help other kids understand what it means to be transgender. The perfect name for the book because that is exactly who she is. She's herself! She says that she was a girl born in a boy's body and has been making it clear that she was a girl from the time she learned to speak. This is a true testament of courage, bravery and individuality. She doesn't care what others may think of her situation and has made transgender activism a passion of hers. If this isn't being yourself, then what is?

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