My darling daughter, you’re going to suck at something. Like, I’m talking utterly-completely-flat out suck at something. AND THAT’S OKAY.
If I had done things differently, I’d be in a much better place right now.
Leave them feeling admired, not used. Then feel free to lean on them again in the future.
9. Be wary of any information offered up by their friends.
If you do gain the Freshman 15, don’t take it personally when you go home for Christmas and your rude relatives want to talk about it with you. Old people just like to talk about what people weigh. It’s one of their main hobbies.
Grandma is wise, and sometimes you just need to listen to her advice to feel a little bit better about yourself and your life.
Effort is more important than talent.
There are few things more liberating in this life than having your worst fear realized.
It’s okay to be a little bit of a mess. No one knows what they’re doing.
Keep track of which of your friends have friends in cities (or countries!) you’d like to visit.