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May 1, 2015 - Blog    Comments Off on Birthday Blues 2.0: Life Lessons

Birthday Blues 2.0: Life Lessons

Last year on my birthday I published 45 life lessons.  A year later I have decided to add a few more points and lessons learned.  As I stated last year, I absolutely hate birthdays.  I tend to go into complete meltdown and panic at the thought of being a year older.  I think about all of the things I haven’t done or haven’t achieved and I think I will be tossed to the side because I’m “old”.

Anyway, here are some things I try to convince myself are true and some things I know for sure are true and having another birthday is a good time to re-visit them.

  1. Getting older is a good thing.  The alternative is not being here for your next birthday.
  2. Regrets are a waste of time.
  3. Sometimes there is nothing better in life than sitting on a couch watching TV.
  4. Apostrophes matter, use them with care and kindness.
  5. Friendship is about quality over quantity.
  6. Always remove your make-up before you go to sleep.
  7. Love happens when you least expect it, often with the person you least expected.
  8. Try to be friendly with your siblings; they are the only people that truly understand your foundation.
  9. It is ok to be a nerd; we rule the world.
  10. Put down the damn camera / phone and enjoy a moment with your own eyes.
  11. Learn to listen; it is the hardest thing to do properly.
  12. Get involved with politics and pick a side.
  13. Look after your mental health.
  14. Don’t
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