31 years, 31 lessons learnt so far

1 – You need others to survive

2 – Learn to move forwards on your own

3 – Lying does’t always work, people know bullshit when they hear it

4 – Play while you can as it won’t last forever

5 – Education is now a part of your life

6 – Even Kings, Queens and the selfless heroes get betrayed by their people

7 – Families can break apart instantly

8 – One of your parents loves you more than themselves, the other not so much

9 – New surroundings are often hostile

10 – Sticks & stones don’t hurt near as much as the words of other children do

11 – Those who are toughest on you often see potential you don’t know you have

12 – Even though you’ve reached a peak at this stage in life it doesn’t mean it gets easier

13 – You’re no longer top dog because there are people far more naturally gifted

14 – Not all the options offered now, will be useful in the future

15 – When it all gets too much & you snap prey for the poor soul who gets the brunt of it

16 – Back to the top of the tree again, enjoy the power while it lasts because it won’t

17 – All your ‘jobs’ up until now gave you a very very wide birth, not anymore though

18 – Tequila is the devil

19 – You’re still a child, don’t forget it just yet

20 – Enjoy the respite, try hard at work, learn the skills you need and plan ahead

21 – Tequila is still the devil & you will repeat more than one of your mistakes in this life

22 – This isn’t 30 years ago, you can’t afford to move out without help

23 – The grass isn’t greener, now you know this, remember it, seriously, remember it

24 – When it seems you’ve got this life thing cracked in one part, another will fall apart

25 – Choices have consequence now because you can see how much others get hurt too

26 – Love is cruel

27 – Alcoholism holds no answers and many headaches

28 – Seriously, put down the bottle and ask for help there is nothing wrong with it

29 – In the end you’ll be okay because from all your struggle you grow

30 – Tequila, yea, you’re still going to repeat this mistake again

31 – Sometimes being on your own is better than being wth people because you’re lonely

There are many many more lessons from the years, however if there is one thing to take away from life so far it is this, have faith in yourself it will take you a long way and save you when no one else can.