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Wednesday, 15 May 2013

#BEDM Day 15: lessons to learn

What's the best lesson you ever learnt? That's a pretty difficult one, so I'm going to instead make a list of all of the things I know I should have learnt by now, but fail to...

  •  You can't change someone. You change, other people change, but it's impossible to make someone else change. And it would be unfair to expect them to. 
  • Sometimes the thought of letting someone go is scarier than actually doing it. 
  • Love, like Becks said, really isn't the only thing you need to make a relationship work.
  • Losing weight doesn't actually solve all of your body image problems.
  • Apparently you can't do everything. However much you think you should be able to. 
  • Trying to keep everyone else happy usually results in everyone being happy, except you. 
  • I should be less hard on myself. 
  • There is nothing wrong with doing nothing. Once in a while, anyway. 
  • This dress creases like there is no tomorrow. 
  • These boots ruin tights.
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boots : Coolway @ spartoo
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dress: henry holland @debenhams
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cardigan : tu clothing @ sainsbury's

11 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting this - I definitely agree with your points. Trying to make everyone else happy usually doesn't work out very well! xxx

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  2. All very true and valid!x

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  3. Ha, I love the one about keeping everyone else happy - had never thought of it like that but so true! xx

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  4. EXCELLENT WORK!

    I hope you're using your flowchart reguarlarly!

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  5. Haha, I love your points! I never got this dress, my size sold out so I tried the size smaller and it gaped over my bust so I returned it. I don't own much yellow so it would've been a nice addition to my wardrobe.

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  6. Agree with every single one of your lessons! So nice to read through everyone's advice and take it all on board :) xxxX

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  7. Sometimes doing nothing is good for the soul <3

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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  8. Wise words woman. I might print this off and keep in my bag as a reminder every now and then. Lovely dress by the way. x

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  9. Definitely words to live by!

    Maria xxx

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  10. All very true, I particularly agree that some times there is nothing wrong with doing nothing. I saw a great quote on Pinterest recently - Stop the glorification of busy. I love that!
    Great dress and boots, shame about the tights and creases.

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  11. All very true, but remember sometimes lessons aren't learned in complete blocks, but rather over time and practise of the value behind them.

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