11 Things Disney Taught Me
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11 Things Disney Taught Me

"All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney

11 Things Disney Taught Me
Adrianna Filyaw

I have always been a Disney lover and to this day, that has never changed about me. I am "that" girl that still watches Netflix for kids just because it's easier to watch my favorite animated classics. Disney brings a magic to our lives, a magic that never dies. No matter how old I get I will always love Disney and be grateful for all the the countless life lessons Mr. Walt himself taught me.

1. Not everyone is a morning person, and that's okay.

I guess this means you all now know that I am not a morning person, huh? To be clear, I basically am Princess Anna when someone tries to wake me up... hair and all.

2. A queen can never be late; which means I am never late, right?

Queen Clarisse, I could not have said it better. The party doesn't start until I walk in.

3. Being yourself is the most perfect way to be.

Thank you, Walt Disney, for encouraging us all to embrace the "practically perfect in every way" lifestyle. With confidence and a bottomless bag, who could complain?

4. The truth is always the best option.

Often our society is entangled with lies and negativity, but from the very beginning Mr. Disney himself had a vision to change the lives of children one film at a time.

5. With persistence and dedication, sometimes the underdog can come out on top.

Being a woman in a man's world is a hard thing to do, but Mulan showed us that with hard work and dedication we can all be the people we were meant to be.

6. Things can always, always be worse.


Seriously, don't EVER EVER ask this question. It can ALWAYS be worse.

7. Have courage and be kind.

Courage and kindness are two traits I hope I can always maintain. I want my personality to shine like Cinderella's glass slippers.

8. Never lose hope.

Hope can sometimes be hard to hold on to when life seems to get the best of us, but if you just hold on a little longer your hope will turn into reality.

9. The right path is not always the easiest.

We are faced every day with which path we should go down. Thank you, Grandmother Willow, for reminding us that sometimes we must face difficulties to get to where we need to be to prosper and be happy.

10. Never say goodbye, just see you later.

Goodbyes are morbid. Goodbyes are filled with sadness. Goodbyes are hard. Goodbyes remind us that time is fleeting but memories are forever. See you in Neverland, Peter.

11. Always find the beauty in everything.

The beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Choose to find the beauty rather than to overlook it. It is always right there somewhere.

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