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The Becoming a Teen Key to Happiness

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  • 1. Listen and learn from as many people as possible, they will each be experts in different ways.
  • 2. At least twice a day, think about your appearance; brush your hair, wash your hands, remove any make-up and don’t forget to brush your teeth.
  • 3. Worry less about gender and sexuality; be yourself, love yourself and don’t let other people’s judgement change who you are.
  • 4. You don’t have to be good at everything!
  • 5. Wearing heels to the local burger bar is acceptable, as are smart jeans to a big social event. Dress how you want regardless of the occasion.
  • 6. And on the subject of shoes, you are never too tall to slip into heels.
  • 7. Chase your dreams and don’t let anyone tell you that they are hopeless and will never come true.
  • 8. It’s OK to make mistakes we can’t always get it right first time in life.
  • 9. There is no age limit for watching cartoons or Disney movies.
  • 10. The number of people you date is not important or a reflection of who you are.
  • 11. Come to think of it, the number you see when you jump on the scales is not a reflection of you either!
  • 12. There is nothing wrong with waiting for love to arrive.
  • 13. Your heart may be broken, but it does not mean it cannot be repaired.
  • 14. People will let you down from time to time, don’t let it ruin your relationship with them.
  • 15. Don’t exercise to lose weight, exercise to be healthy and feel great.
  • 16. A little of what you fancy is not a bad thing, so don’t overthink having that second slice of pizza from time to time.
  • 17. It’s ok to NOT know what career you want to pursue.
  • 18. You don’t have to be in a relationship to be happy.
  • 19. Books are not just for kids…reading can take you to the most magical of places.
  • 20. Don’t wait for others to organise your life.
  • 21. Laughter is good for you.
  • 22. Stop worrying about what you don’t have and be grateful for what you do have.
  • 23. Liking Geography, History and Science can be cool and doesn’t make you a geek!
  • 24. Make happiness your number one goal, do something that makes you smile at least once a day.
  • 25. Learn to like yourself, tell yourself how great you are from time to time.

Do you have any tips you can share for a happier life?


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CC

I actually nearly cried because this is is so pure and sweet. I've been coming to this since I was 10 and it's never failed me Xx

Lol hi

Who cares about what people think! Their opinion is not your reality. There will be some irrelevant people in your life. But they don't mean anything to you and you shouldn't care about them. Do they pay your bills? Do they put food on your table? No, so sod what they think, its all about self love. You do you baby boo x

Proud to be a teen

Another tip: Do what YOU want to do and don't listen to people who have negative remarks about what you choose to do! I didn't follow my dream until I was about 10, just because people thought what I wanted to do was weird.

Bobandsteve

Whenever I feel sad or emotional, I do things with my dogs, they make me feel so happy, all my worries disappear. My mum always brings one to matches at school and I get much happier.

Abz

Don`t let anyone say your not good enough.

Pretty liz

Keep your chin up,your head held high and dont beautiful afrsid of doing what you are afrsid to do. Smile!!! Xx

cupcake

do whatever you want to do and don't let others make you feel bad.

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