New Decade, Same Me
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It is officially 2020 everybody and you know what that means: nothing.

Just because it is a new decade does not mean you need to change anything about yourself. You can if you want to, but there is no requirement.

So many people say that a new year or new decade is a clean slate and while that is true, it does not mean everybody has to participate in that same thought process. People are allowed to live their lives the way they want to. Nobody should have a say in how you live your life.

I am going to be doing things this year that I have never done before which I am excited for but other people do not have to feel the need or be pressured into stepping out of their comfort zone like that.

We all get older as time goes on and as we step into that next moment in time, a lot of people reflect on the past. I have done things I should not have done, but also it made me who I am today. I am not changing who I am as we enter this decade and neither should you unless you want to better yourself without trying to please others.

I made an Instagram post last year captioned "new year, same me" (see the resemblance) and this year will be no different. You can always change who you are, you do not need a new year or decade to do that. Life is short, so why wait around for a time to change when you can be the change you want to see whenever you would like.

I graduate college in May and I know my life will change but it is something I look forward to. I made the steps to follow what I wanted to do and others can do the same in whatever endeavor they please.

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