18 Things I've Learned in 18 Years

September 28, 2016

quote 74 - 27th March:

Today is a very exciting day. It's my 18th birthday! I thought in honor of today being the first day I'm officially an adult I'd share 18 things I've learned during my 18 years on this earth

  1. Don't let others control your happiness
  2. Never take anything for granted
  3. Never put your time into the hands of the ungrateful
  4. Give people a second chance, but not a third
  5. Always dance to the music
  6. You can never be overdressed or over educated
  7. Know when to walk away
  8. Make time for you
  9. Your mom always knows who your true friends are
  10. It's okay to cry sometimes
  11. Be patient, good things will come
  12. Write things down
  13. Go to bed early
  14. A few true friends are infinitely better than lots of fake friends
  15. Don't procrastinate (like I'm doing right now)
  16. Try new things, you might be surprised
  17. Always speak the truth
  18. Believe in yourself

Remember to keep it cute, and classy


  1. Everything about these are so true! I really love #4 and #9. Happy Birthday girl!!

    Caitlyn | www.collegewithcaitlyn.com

    1. Thank you! Those are definitely two I'm glad I learned this early on

  2. Awww Happy Birthday, I hope you're having a wonderful day!! Really great tips, everything rings so true and you definitely have a wise head on your shoulders in starting adulthood! :D xx

    elizabeth ♡ ”Ice Cream” whispers Clara | (lets follow each other on bloglovin or instagram)

    1. Aww thank you, that's so sweet! I'll make sure to check out your Bloglovin' and Instagram

  3. I really like this post! You really are inspiring me with these tips that I surely will implement into my life!

    katie // www.thervaprep.com

  4. I think you should share all the experiences that go with all of these lessons learned. :)

    1. That's a good idea! Maybe I can do a series in the future :)


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