35 Things I've Learned In 35 Years


  1. It’s always better to laugh.

  2. No is a complete sentence.

  3. You can’t do everything yourself.

  4. Choosing your partner in life is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make.

  5. A small group of solid girlfriends is always better than a big group of acquaintances.

  6. You always have a choice.

  7. Use it or lose it - don’t underestimate the importance of exercise.

  8. You truly are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.

  9. Anything worth doing takes hard work and consistency.

  10. Cliche - but when one door closes, another one really does open.

  11. You determine your own worth.

  12. Success happens when preparation and opportunity meet.

  13. Forgiveness is essential for your own happiness.

  14. Wear sunscreen everyday.

  15. You are stronger than you think.

  16. The ocean nourishes my soul.

  17. Investing in yourself is always worth it.

  18. It’s OK to have a good cry once in awhile.

  19. If it’s not a little bit scary, you’re not pushing far enough.

  20. You are what you eat.  

  21. Karma is a real thing.

  22. The world is not black and white.

  23. You will always be your own worst critic.

  24. Red wine makes me happy.

  25. Cherish the little things, they are what truly matter.

  26. Puppy snuggles make everyone smile.

  27. Saying thank you matters.

  28. Money will not solve all of your problems.

  29. What someone doesn’t say can be as important as what they do say.

  30. Dancing Tango lights a fire inside of me.

  31. I will never give up bread, pasta, or cheese.

  32. Life gets better every year.

  33. True peace comes from deep within yourself.

  34. It’s OK to fall down - just get back up

  35. Everyone you meet knows something that you don’t.