28 life lessons from my 28 years of life 

   
  
   

  

  

  

   
  
 Today I turn the big 2-8! And yes Iam aware that this isn’t a monumental birthday and it doesn’t have any big significance like 30 will be, but I realized that I have lived and accomplished a lot in the short 28 years I have been on this earth.So with that being said I thought I would share with all of you: 28 Life Lessons I have learned.

Not everyone is going to like you, there is nothing wrong with that. You don’t need to have everyone like so NEVER change who you are for someone.

Learn to LOVE your body! No matter what size you are. Your body is beautiful and does amazing things. Try to have it be the best body you can have and treat it well. Take care of your body because you love it not because you hate it and want to change it. There is a difference.

That being said, Life is too short to never have a cheat day! Break down and have that bacon cheeseburger every once in a while.

Sometimes its OK to not go out and have a night to yourself. Sometimes you need that mental break and alone time to recharge.

Always have a bottle of champagne in your house, you never know when a celebration might pop up! 

Spending quality time with loved ones should always be a priority. Create memories and always remember that 9 times out of 10 the best moments in life are not from what you do but who you are doing it with.

Knowing who your true friends are, if they aren’t true ride or dies you need to cut ties.It will be hard at first but in the end it will be the best thing you can do.

It is better to be single then to be with someone who doesn’t value you for how awesome you truly are! Know your worth and don’t settle for anything less.

Know when to splurge on an item and know when to save. Keep splurges timeless 🙂

Know the difference between being trendy and having style. You never want to be known as TRENDY. Style is classic

Find your passion and then spend your free time trying to find a way to make that your income.

Always give back to your community. Its amazing what a kind heart to someone in need can do for their will to get thru their tough time.

Master 3 things: a smoky eye , making a perfect cocktail and sending flirty texts to your man

Prayer and believing in a higher power helps find calm when your life seems out of control.

You don’t have to be the best cook but you don’t want to serve a baked potato and dt coke when it’s your turn to cook dinner. Master some signature dishes that are always a hit.

Once a month read a book that helps you grow as a person and one that entertains you

Never buy an insincere gift. Always take the time to find and give something that you know the person will love .

Never underestimate the power of a hand written note or thank you card.

Always be punctual. This is a quality that is rare and impressive to people.

Always make time to catch up with your friends, no matter how busy you are.

A women always needs 3 kinds of lingerie in their wardrobe: some that is good for everyday ,some that makes your clothes look better (spanx) and some that doesn’t stay on for too long 😉 

Sometimes good things in life fall apart and feel like everything is shattered but with time you will realize you went thru that so better things can fall together.

Nothing will make you more ready to conquer the world than the perfect shade of red lipstick

Always tell the ones you love that you love them. Even if you are mad, have the last thing you say before ending the convo that you love them. You never know if that will be your last chance to say it .

Start a good skin care regimen NOW! Wear sunscreen and prevent those wrinkles early on.

As much as your try to plan out your life, you will always have a plot twist thrown at ya 🙂 Look at it as a challenge to overcome instead of a setback

Having a well shaped brow can completely transform your face. 

Life is too short to be anything but happy! Have fun! Seize the moment, love unconditionally and laugh often.

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