26 things I have learned in 26 years

August 21, 2017 — 51 Comments

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So, today is my 26th birthday! Time flies by so fast, it feels like I turned 18 just yesterday. I have seen many posts like these and I think they are all so interesting, so I wanted to try to do one myself! Here we go;

  1. No matter what happens, time will keep moving so it’s better to look ahead than get hung up on the past.
  2. The tiny pocket in our jeans was made for pocket watches.
  3. There’s no real reason as to why the alphabet is in the order it is.
  4. Cats do in fact not have nine lives, though I believed that for many years.
  5. You can never be prepared for a break up, even if it is your decision.
  6. You can rarely trust anyone but yourself.
  7. If you are slightly colorblind when it comes to blue and yellow, playing guitar hero is really difficult.
  8. You will only be as old as you feel.
  9. It’s not really that important to have a relationship, you can do just as fine on your own.
  10. Travel whenever you can, it’s better to buy experiences.
  11. Whatever you do to others, they will do to you, whether it’s being nice or nasty.
  12. Always keep copies of important documents.
  13. Keep your receipts, you never know when you will need them or if something will need to be brought back.
  14. Never keep your phone in loose pockets.
  15. Lactic acid has nothing to do with dairy.
  16. If you speak a second language enough, you’ll slowly lose your knowledge of your first language.
  17. Reading books truly helps your writing.
  18. Our phones are advanced enough to take great photos, there isn’t always a need for investing in cameras.
  19. Succulents can be both easy and difficult to care for depending on if they have the same watering schedules.
  20. Cats make everything so dusty.
  21. Never cut contact with all of your peers just because you enter a relationship. If it ends, you have no one.
  22. Don’t let hate or rumors get to you, you know the truth.
  23. It’s okay to be negative, or to feel down. We all experience emotions, good or bad.
  24. It’s okay to start over, with school, with work, with anything.
  25. You’ll never truly know what you want to do with your life.
  26. Never take anything for granted.

That was the first twenty six things that came to mind! Do you have anything you have learned over the years that you have lived?

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51 responses to 26 things I have learned in 26 years

  1. 

    a very happy 26th Birthday ;
    this post is so unique in its own way.. not just this are mere points , its kinda huge life lessons and gained with the experience !
    So tysm for sharing them , some were funny too but overall they can be cherished forever !!!

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  2. 

    Happy 26th birthday Lise!! Also, you just blew my mind about those tiny pockets in jeans! Is that really what they’re for??

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  3. 

    Happy B day. I agree with you on 25th fact, it is so true, no matter how old we are, we don’t know what we truly want to do. xx

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  4. 

    Happy happy birthday!! Have a fantastic day lovely, this is a great post x

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  5. 

    Wish a very very happy bday dear !

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  6. 

    Hahahaha about the pockets – you’ve learn’t a valuable lesson about where phones do and do not belong πŸ˜› Really interesting, Happy Birthday Lise!

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  7. 

    Grattis pΓ₯ fΓΆdelsedagen! πŸ™‚

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  8. 

    Happy Birthday Lise! Have a wonderful day πŸ’œ
    Great post – these have been a lot of my life learnings too! Xx

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  9. 

    Happy birthday lovely i hope you have a nice day and i love this i had no idea jean pockets were for watches!

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  10. 
    Michala β€’ Reviews Γ  La Mode August 21, 2017 at 10:29 AM

    Happy birthday!!! Xx

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  11. 

    Happy birthday!!! I hope you have a fun dayπŸŽ‰πŸ˜„πŸ’•

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  12. 

    Happy Birthdayyyy! Really enjoyed reading these 26 things (:

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  13. 

    Happy birthday. Nice post

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  14. 

    Such a nice post! Happy Birthday love!! πŸ™‚ Hope you have an amazing day ahead! xo

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  15. 

    Happy Birthday! πŸŽ‚

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  16. 

    Happy Birthday lovely! Some very important life lessons (was the phone in a loose pocket one you learned the hard way?) Hope you have a good day! Β β™₯
    Caz x

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  17. 

    I like #6 because I used to not trust myself and then became unhappy when everyone was deciding everything for me, so now I make my own decisions. I am happy now.

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  18. 

    Sorry, happy late birthday πŸ˜€

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