“I’ve finally learned to love myself and it’s made all the difference in my day-to-day existence. I wake up every morning feeling satisfied and prepared to take on the world!”
Sometimes our wants and needs overlap. But deciding what I absolutely need to spend money on instead of impulse-buying has taught me how to look at things and assess how necessary they actually are in my life.
“If you really love somebody, show it.”
It was going to be painful, but I knew if I made a budget and figured out how to spend less “unintentional” money, I could afford to rent a one-bedroom by myself.
Instead of making impromptu purchases, you will weigh the pros and cons of investing in something. You become a more purposeful spender.
You have no choice but to confront many of these fear-inducing situations on a daily basis – at which point you quickly learn that your fears are almost always unjustified, self-imposed limitations.
Give yourself permission to approve your own actions, instead of asking someone else for validation.
The dating world can be a confusing and challenging place, but one thing that stays consistent is my transparency.
Accept the fact that not everyone is going to like you. Part of being in adulthood means being surrounded by all sorts of different personality types. If you like someone and they like you back, great. If they don’t, continue to treat them with respect and then don’t waste another minute worrying about them.
I’ve slowly transitioned to my last year of university, where I feel like nothing has changed and yet, when I look back, everything is different.