23 Things I’ve Learnt In 23 Years – Happy Birthday To Me!

Eek!! It’s my birthday! I officially turn 23 TODAY, well, technically at 18: something – Mum can’t remember off the top of her head – tonight but that’s besides the point! I thought I’d share a little post today about ’23 Things I’ve Learnt In 23 Years’. Enjoy!

To see more of what I got up to on my birthday be sure to check out my Instagram!

23 Things I’ve Learnt In 23 Years!
  1. Be patient, things take time!
  2. Don’t give up on your dreams, no matter how impossible they may seem.
  3. Stay true to what you believe in.
  4. Laugh more.
  5. Go easy on yourself, you are your worst critic.

    Cake is one of the best things in life!
  6. You can’t please everyone.
  7. True friends don’t give up on you.
  8. The best thing you can be is yourself.
  9. Don’t focus on other people’s ideals of ‘perfect’.
  10. Remember to take a break.
  11. Don’t give up on things you love.
  12. Take time to do things which make you happy.
  13. Be kind.
  14. Everyone has their own problems.
  15. It’s okay to put yourself first sometimes.
  16. Failing doesn’t make you a failure.
  17. Save, save, save, but don’t forget to live!
  18. You’re never too old to learn something new.
  19. There are some things you can’t control.
  20. Bring out your inner Elf and Unicorn every now and then!
  21. Everyone is on their own timeline – don’t be pressured.
  22. Smile more, it could make someones day.
  23. ‘And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)’ – Dr Seuss.

As a bonus point, I should probably heed my own advice! I hope you have enjoyed reading these 23 things I have learnt in 23 years, some a little silly and some a little not so, but there’s one more thing to say… In the words of Dr Seuss, again –

β€œI am what I am! That’s a great thing to be! If I say so my self, Happy Birthday to me!”


  1. Happy birthday!

  2. Happy birthday again! I was born at 23:49, so I have to wait the whole day to get to where I’m officially my new age :’) This is such a lovely post; #1 & #11 are deffo my fav xx

  3. Happy Birthday! Thank you on a great list!

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