25 Lessons at 25

Reflecting on a quarter century of life.

Photo by Denys Nevozhai on Unsplash

1. Love is a choice, not a feeling.

2. When you don’t know what to do next, just do something.

3. Don’t waste time on things that don’t make you happy.

4. You are the only person responsible for your career.

5. You need a minimalistic wardrobe.

6. Everyone’s path is different, you can’t compare yourself.

7. You have to decide what is worth it to you when it comes to your money.

8. You only get one body, treat it right.

9. Certain foods make you feel good, others don’t. Find out what that is.

10. As fun as alcohol and substances can be, it hardly leads to anything good.

11. You have to forgive yourself & make peace with the past.

12. You have to learn to forgive others and then sometimes walk away.

13. Your parents will still drive you insane, but remember time is limited.

14. You’ll never be any younger than you are in this moment.

15. Most people are only looking out for themselves.

16. Spend time alone.

17. Experience something new regularly.

18. Some people won’t like you.

19. Your job doesn’t have to define you.

20. No one cares what your GPA was.

21. No one owes you anything.

22. On the other hand, you don’t owe anyone anything.

23. What you put in is what you get.

24. Take the time to understand others.

25. It’s okay to do nothing for awhile.

(Bonus) 26.Build your wealth, life, and career in silence.

A collection of scolding myself and yelling into the void.

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