There will be hardship. There will be obstacles. There will be days your mind takes you to a very dark place and you want to end everything but you need to remember that I have been there before.
That Kylie Jenner lip, Cara Delevingne brow or Nicki Minaj booty is not for everyone. What’s “in” doesn’t have to work for you.
And she believed it. She believed her feelings weren’t as important. She believed her heartache wasn’t as real as other “flashy” pain.
Don’t waste your time with boys who don’t text you back.
‘When I was your age, I wasn’t worrying about turning 30.’
If you’re in a foreign country, how adventurous do you want to get? As someone who 100% wants to get to know a culture through their cuisine, there’s no greater buzzkill than a partner who wants to eat exclusively chicken nuggets and french fries.
Whatever your reasons: “we outgrew each other”; “she was a ‘toxic’ friend”; “there was betrayal” – there is no real reason why you get to just leave with no explanation.
Find something that you associate with a calm stomach, and have it on hand, so that you can turn to it as a means of calming your mind, and your stomach, immediately. For me, it’s mint or chamomile tea.
Wisdom comes by acknowledging the errors we made in our past and by learning from the mistakes made by others.
Reflecting back on our youthful days as an 18 year old, we are often left wondering how different things could have been had we known then what we do now. Whilst at times we may cringe about some of the naïve and foolish things we did in our youth, ultimately they are part of a learning curve which has moulded us into the people that we are today.
You know that moment when you get home from a long vacation, flop onto your bed, and it’s the most comforting-relieving-Oh-My-God-finally feeling to ever exist ever? That’s how you feel when you see your significant other.