10 Things I've Learned This Past Year
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10 Things I've Learned This Past Year

Love with all you have.

10 Things I've Learned This Past Year
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1. Don't let stupid drama affect your life so much.

    Drama is pointless. People will always gossip and it's best not to get lost in the middle of someone else's social problems

    2. Work on yourself, not other people.

    You can't help or change people that don't want to change. As much as you want to better other people, if they don't want to better themselves then nothing you do will change them.

    3. You’re responsible for your own actions.

    The things you do and say can't be blamed on someone else. It doesn't matter how they provoke you or taunt you, how you react is your responsibility and you are the one that suffers the consequences.

    4. Be patient.

    Life will throw you curve balls but you have to be patient and work through the tough times no matter how frustrating it may be.

    5. Learn to love life.

    I know everyone always says life is short, but it's true. Our days on this Earth are numbered and you never know if you'll wake up to see tomorrow. Enjoy the little things and you might find yourself turning into a brand new person with a whole new outlook.

    6. Don't give up.

    Just because you've had a rough day doesn't mean you've had a rough life. Living in this world comes with many let downs. Don't let one mishap ruin what you have planned for your future. Get up, and try again tomorrow. It’ll all work out in the end.

    7. Be thankful.

    Although you may not have what everyone else has, be thankful for what has been provided for you. Say you don't have a car. So what? You have food in your stomach, a bed to sleep on, and a roof over your head.

    8. Good friends will always stick around.

    No matter what you two have been through together, you only come out stronger. Friends that stick by you through family trouble, financial trouble, and relationship trouble are the one's that will stay through everything.

    9. Don't let anyone tell you who you are.

    People will try to tell you that you're a certain way, but only you know who you truly are. Don't let their stupid opinions get inside your head.

    10. Love with all you have.

    We're all afraid of rejection, but who knows if you never try? Don't be afraid to open up and let go. Love is what makes us whole. No one knows when their last day will be so why not make every day a day full of love and happiness?

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