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1. Boys will break your heart. Let them. Learn from it.
2. Its so easy to become jaded, but dont let it happen to you. Fight it.
3. Stand firm in your beliefs.
4. Love yourself. Sometimes youre all you have.
5. Cherish the little things.
6. Order pizza at 3am on a Tuesday. It wont kill you.
7. Its okay to laugh at yourself. Embrace the imperfections.
8. You are the rule, not the exception. Life will be so much easier if you accept this now.
9. Make mistakes. If you learn from them, they wont be in vain.
10. Hes lying, there is no fish tank. Go anyway.
11. Classes can be retaken. Life cannot.
12. Sometimes its better to ask for forgiveness than for permission.
13. The world is full of cynics dont become one.
14. Stop calling him. Stop texting him. If he wanted you, hed be there.
15. Apologize when youre wrong. Just suck up your pride and do it.
16. Bellybutton piercings are a bad idea. As are tattoos.
17. No one is perfect. Stop being so hard on yourself.
18. Hug your friends. Cherish them. Hold them tight.
19. Laugh until you cry. Cry until you laugh.
20. Step outside your comfort zone.
21. Order a glass of water with every drink. Its not lame. Its smart.
22. A bad hair day really wont kill you.
23. Dancing on tables should be reserved for special occasions, like birthdays and Thursday nights.
24. Dont dumb yourself down for a boy.
25. Ignorance is not bliss. Study. Work hard.
26. Life is hard. Accept this and move on.
27. Dont sweat the small stuff, but do sweat at the gym. Your health is your everything.
28. Tell your parents you love them every chance you get.
29. Stop caring so much about what everyone else thinks.
30. Forgive. Life is too short to be angry.
31. You are destined to be more than just someones wife. Act like it.
32. People will hurt you. Dont stoop to their level.
33. Read a newspaper.
34. Sometimes the only person that you can rely on is yourself.
35. Its okay if your thighs touch and your tummy isnt perfectly toned. Youre still beautiful.
36. Dont let your happiness depend on another person.
37. Push yourself. Youd be amazed at what youre capable of.
38. Smile through the tears.
39. Dont slut shame. Girls have it hard enough dont turn on one another.
40. Its okay to ask for help.
41. Hell never change. Let him go.
42. Trust your instincts.
43. Worrying causes wrinkles and Botox is expensive. Calm down.
44. Take pictures. Lots and lots of pictures.
45. Love with everything you have.
46. Put down your phone and look around. Life is happening.
47. Stand up for yourself.
48. Confidence is everything.
49. Wash your makeup off at night. Seriously. Do it.
50. There are bad people in this world. Dont be one of them.
51. Be honest with yourself.
52. Be honest with others.
53. You never need that last shot of vodka, but have it anyway.
54. There is a man out there who will not make you cry. Wait for him.
55. Dont take yourself too seriously.
56. Your success will not be handed to you. Work for it.
57. Dont waste money on expensive mascaras. Great Lash by Maybelline will always be the best.
58. Give back.
59. He does not define your self-worth. Stop letting him.
60. Life is uncertain. Tomorrow is not guaranteed; dont take it for granted.
61. Your faith in everything you know will be tested. Push forward.
62. Be carefree, not careless.
63. Its okay to cry.
64. You will fall, both literally and figuratively. Get back up.
65. Tequila is a bad idea, as is getting back together with an ex.
66. Fad diets never work.
67. Be gracious in all that you do.