20 Lessons Learned in 20 Years

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  1. Everyone has their own subjective truth, and it’s probably different from yours
  2. The less you care about trivial things, the happier you’ll be
  3. If you give it your best effort you’ll have nothing to regret
  4. If you’re with the right people, any place can be fun and any journey can be an adventure
  5. It’s important to appreciate those who support you (parents, friends, family)
  6. Home is more of a feeling than a specific place
  7. People will let you down, even those you think never would
  8. One of the best parts of travelling is coming back and seeing your home in a new light
  9. Figure out what you want and go get it (set goals)
  10. Try to make someone smile whenever you can (compliments work well)
  11. Actions have consequences, think before you act
  12. Find something you enjoy doing, and do it often (hobbies are important for wellbeing)
  13. Always wear sunscreen to the beach
  14. Write in a journal every once in a while, you’ll love being able to look back at it in a few years
  15. Don’t worry about things you have no control over, focus on the things you can change
  16. Drink lots of water
  17. Remember to give back when you can
  18. Don’t take yourself so seriously (really, don’t)
  19. Try to listen more than you talk
  20. Finally, take the time to reflect on your life this far and the lessons you’ve learned

-Lauren ✌︎❤︎❁


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