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15 Important Lessons from the Last Five Years: After College Edition

1. Sleep is a lot more valuable than you ever thought it was in college.

2. Credit cards are loans, and you are not supposed to max them out because you want all the cool stuff, because credit scores are kind of important if you want a good apartment.

3. When a boy tells you, its casual he means it, no magical perfect you can honestly change his mind.

4. Not caring what people think about you every second frees up a whole lot of wasted time and energy to be used on fun things like happiness and enjoying your life.

5. Loving yourself means the ability to fully love others and welcome that into your life.

6. Negativity and negative people are a waste of time sooo....GTFO and stay away.

7. Therapy, because therapy.

8. Our parents aren't usually whom and what you thought they were, you get the edited version as kids and as an adult they might not be so flawless, accept them and love them anyway, once your disappointment wears off.

9. It's OK to say no to things, and give yourself alone time, boyfriend time and girlfriends time.  You don't need to be a part of everything ..AKA it's OK to have a life separate from others, actually I recommend it, take care of your mind, body and soul.

10. The gym is not that scary and eating healthy is not that hard, both just take a little effort. PUT DOWN THAT HAMBURGER, FATTY. (A little constructive criticism never hurt any one)

11. Partying on a work night is the WORST IDEA EVER, no matter how awesome it sounds at 11pm.

12. You don't have to drink to have fun

13. Your college classmates/friends are the key to new jobs and opportunities, so pick the right ones to keep in contact with and be genuine, no one likes an asshole.

14.  You are not a failure if you are not married yet, you're actually winning because there's so much left to discover.

15.  Sometimes, Your Person and Love is right in front of you, so open yo goddamnn eyeballs. :D


Best,
Alexandria

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