22 Life-Lessons I’m Still Learning at 22

At 22 years old, I still have much life to a experience. Yet, I believe I’ve gathered sufficient amount of wisdom to write down and recall. Wisdom is worth sharing, so here we are.

1. Prioritizing my well-being is not selfish.

2. Canceling plans is never a good look.

3. Proper email etiquette is hugely underrated.

4. Respond to texts & emails promptly.

5. Always send a thank-you note.

6. Never show up to an invite empty-handed (bring drinks/snacks for the party, a card for the host, whatever it is).

7. Feeling anxious at times is okay. Accept it.

8. Start the day slow, calm, & collected.

9. Every relationship, romantic or not, takes effort.

10. Listen to understand, not to respond.

11. Always remind your parents how much you appreciate them.

12. Nicotine really is addictive.

13. Never depend on or seek out outside validation. It’s always better to be confident from the inside outward.

14. Learn about finance management sooner rather than later.

15. Books are timeless. Keep reading.

16. Be consistent with a skincare & fitness routine.

17. Stop feeling insecure. It’s all in your head.

18. Either they like you, or they don’t. It’s not your problem.

19. Work hard now; put aside short-term enjoyment to focus on long-term goals.

20. It’s okay not to have everything figured out.

21. Use less heat on your hair; your 6-month-from-now self will thank you.

22. Everything in moderation.

I hope you enjoyed this post! Perhaps even gained some wisdom? For some great quotes, check out this article.

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