365 Life Lessons From My 20s

This is a fantastic post by ManeAndChic.com… below are a few of my favorites.


  1. Rock bottom is good solid ground and a dead end street is just a place to turn around.
  2. If you’re comfortable, you’re not growing.
  3. Stay on your hustle. You have everything you need.
  4. Listen to your gut.
  5. We are not our egos.
  6. Think thoughts that make you feel good, make choices that make you feel good, and take actions that make you feel good.
  7. If you want something you’ve never had, you’d better do something you’ve never done.
  8. Talk is still cheap. Believe all that a person does and little of what they say.
  9. Love is a behavior.
  10. Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
  11. When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
  12. Be decisive.
  13. No one has control over your emotions.
  14. Forgive your parents for the mistakes they made.
  15. Smile more… as often as you remember. Notice the changes…
  16. Everything starts with just an idea.
  17. Everything isn’t for everybody.
  18. Have the audacity to ask for what you want and you just might get it.
  19. You will learn more from failure than success.
  20. Stop using your past to hold yourself back.
  21. Cleaning is literally cleansing. Purge and release beliefs, things, people and jobs that no longer serve you.
  22. There’s plenty of room at the top.
  23. Sometimes you just have to SHUT UP… there’s a reason we have two ears and only one mouth.
  24. Small steps are good—they add up to big ones.
  25. Rejections are not necessarily an indication of the lack of worth of your project. They may simply be indications of a mismatch of the applicant and rejecter. Or lack of good taste on the part of the person denying your request.
  26. Go the extra mile.
  27. Upgrade from being competitive to being creative.
  28. Stress is not caused by problems. It is your attitude toward the problem that causes stress.
  29. The show must go on.
  30. If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.
  31. Everything that glitters is not gold.
  32. No one has ever succeeded in pleasing everyone, and you won’t be the first.
  33. Dreams do not have expiration dates.
  34. Feel your pain to its core, deal with it and heal. Until you heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed. PAIN= Pay Attention Inward Now.
  35. We teach people how to treat us.