20 Things For 20-somethings
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20 Things For 20-somethings

Our twenties fly by, don't miss it.

20 Things For 20-somethings
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Your 20's are a time for finding yourself, creating a future and living life before things start to get too crazy. But during this time it's easy to lose yourself in the hustle and bustle of daily life, sometimes we need to take a step back and remind ourselves of some of the most important life lessons.

1. Your mom is your best friend.

She has been through everything you are going through and made it out okay. Talk to her, she's usually right.

2. You don't have to be serious all the time.

I know that life can be stressful at times and it feels like we are making really big decisions right now but it's okay to be goofy and act like yourself.

3. Put your phone down.

We are constantly documenting our lives and making them look fabulous but we are missing looking at life with our own eyes.

4. You will find love eventually.

Maybe not today or next week, but its coming. Don't lose faith.

5. Your body is perfect.

Stop comparing yourself to the "insta famous" people on your explore page, you are your best you when you love you.

6. The best nights are the ones spent with your best friends.

There is not many other times in your life when your best friends live in the room right next to yours, live in this while you can.

7. GPA is bae but don't let it define you.

The world is amazing and life is so cool, don't let it fly by because you are worried about your grades.

8. A lot of the things we are stressing about are not going to matter in a couple years.

9. If you love someone, tell them.

Rejection may hurt but regret will drive you crazy.

10. Eat what you want.

Eventually we get to a point in our lives where we have to start watching our health, that day is not today, order the fries.

11. Don't put relationships before your besties.

They are always going to be there for, even if you and your significant other break up, so don't push them away for something that could end up being temporary.

12. Respect yourself.

We are constantly trying to fill a mold and act a certain way but no one is going to respect us if we don't respect us.

13. Gain relationships not instagram followers.

We get so caught up in social media that we allow it to define us at times. Create bonds with people who like you for you not your instagram feed.

14. Be spontaneous.

Going on long drives and listening to music, trying new foods, it all leads to new experiences so don't be afraid to branch out.

15. The best conversations usually take place around 3 AM but be real always.

Don't wait until the middle of the night to tell someone your thoughts.

16. Stop worrying so much about what others think.

Everyone has an opinion and it is rare that they are all the same.

17. Someone is always going to try to bring you down, try to raise them up.

18. If you are first to the finish line, turn around and help the others behind you.

It's cool to win but it's cooler to be a good person.

19. Be kind.

20. You have an entire life ahead of you.

Stop trying to plan it all out today, just be still and present.

Our 20's can be stressful and scary but at the end of the day being happy is the most important thing in life. So be you, boldly, and live these years to the fullest.

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