#DearMe: Advice to my 13 year old self


If I can go back to my 13 year old self and give her advice here is what I would say:

  • 4awesomeYou are beautiful inside and out.
  • Don’t worry about what others think, just be yourself and that’s what will make you great.
  • Boys will come and go, the ones who won’t break your heart are the ones who will matter in your life.
  • Believe in yourself, there will be plenty of people around you who will believe in you.
  • When you meet unkind people in this world, let it go, hating them will only hurt you not them.
  • just-be-you-1Enjoy everyday now, you’re living in the most carefree time of your life.
  • Laugh a lot, eat whatever you want, and watch lots of fun movies and shows.
  • Your room is awesome, see those posters, magazines, music, girl stuff? They all say what a cool person you are!
  • You have many options in life, be open to all options.
  • Speak up when you have something to say, chances are people will listen and it’ll be important.

Happy International Women’s Day!

7 thoughts on “#DearMe: Advice to my 13 year old self

  1. Rusul, we haven’t met but I am beginning to feel like I know you through the writing. Here is an idea- project the same theme forward – imagine what we would each tell ourselves 13 years into the future -and how pleased about having a voice, gaining in confidence, and sharing numerous ideas…

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