*30 Lessons on my 30th Birthday*
1️⃣ Life is full of ups and downs, the more present you are, the less the peaks and valleys will affect you.
2️⃣ Gratitude and acceptance are the secret to happiness.
3️⃣ I am an innately flawed human, so is everybody else on the planet. The fun is honouring those flaws and finessing them to work to your advantage.
4️⃣ I don’t owe anyone anything. No one owes me anything.
5️⃣ Protect your space.
6️⃣ Family is who you choose to trust enough with your heart and soul to be in your space.
7️⃣ The privelege of a lifetime is being who you are, unapologetically.
8️⃣ Healthy relationships are the only kind of relationships that are worth your time.
9️⃣ Healthy relationships don’t happen magically. 🔟 Honest communication solves more problems than assumptions ever will.
1️⃣1️⃣ Everyone is just doing the best they can, be gentle with yourself and everyone else.
1️⃣2️⃣ Nothing external can make you happy.
1️⃣3️⃣ Long game > short game
1️⃣4️⃣ Good friends will join in on your crazy and keep you sane.
1️⃣5️⃣Stay in your lane and/or make your own lane.
1️⃣6️⃣ To love is to accept every part of someone without judgement or expectation.
1️⃣7️⃣ Boundaries. Full stop.
1️⃣8️⃣Generosity = abundance.
1️⃣9️⃣ If you’re a good human and you believe anything can happen; it will.
2️⃣0️⃣ You can forgive, but you don’t need to forget the lessons.
2️⃣1️⃣ Love everyone with your whole heart, but don’t leave your brain behind.
2️⃣2️⃣ Greet everyone you meet with kindness and some seriously magical shit will happen.
2️⃣3️⃣ It’s easier to spread joy than hate.
2️⃣4️⃣ Choose love. Choose empathy.
2️⃣5️⃣ I’ve got this.
2️⃣6️⃣ Feeling everything to the core of your soul is a rare gift and I hope it never goes away.
2️⃣7️⃣ Your tribe is your trust fund.
2️⃣8️⃣ Taking a moment of zen in the morning will make everyday much more enjoyable.
2️⃣9️⃣ Your body isn’t built to last, so take care of it every single day.
3️⃣0️⃣ Birthdays are a privilege, not a right, and should be celebrated as such.
I’m so grateful for the gift of another year, I'm shouting it from the mountain tops! Thank you for all of the kind words & messages. #ThisIs30 📸 @mindythelion #byoBOSS