20 things i’ve learned by my 20th birthday
You can’t please everyone and that’s okay.
Doing something brave and spontaneous even if it scares you can change your life forever.
People will come and go, but you will always be making new memories with them.
Little victories all lead to bigger victories, so every single one counts.
New experiences are usually worth the risk, because “what if” regrets stick with you.
You can’t get better until you want to get better and try for yourself.
Recovery doesn’t have a set timeline, and it going slowly doesn’t mean it isn’t happening.
People will be ignorant, and sometimes it isn’t worth the energy to try to educate them.
Accepting bad treatment because you love someone is only going to waste your time.
Relapses happen and aren’t the end of the world.
You should spend time doing things you love every chance you get.
The way you see yourself will always be more important than the way others see you.
The past isn’t always as good as we remember it.
Your body is always changing and that’s not something to punish yourself for.
Having people who truly get you should never be taken for granted.
Things pretty much never go as planned, and that’s okay. It happens.
You can be as excited and passionate as you want about the things you like, and people judging you for that is on them.
Doing kind things for others always makes the world a little better. Try to do something for someone else whenever you can.
Removing harmful people from your life isn’t selfish.
You get to shape your own future.
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