At first, turning 25 years old to me was a bit scary..but then I was thinking to myself like, what? What am I nervous about turning 25 for? I am actually h a p p y. Happy with my life, my surroundings, and most importantly the genuine people in my life. I have been learned NOT to care about what people may say or think of me, the only thing that matters is to keep my head above the sky and I've been doing just that. Turning 25 to me, is an accomplishment because I have made it this far in my life with some great things going for myself, and you best' believe there's more to come! I can't speak for every 25 year old but what I can do is speak for myself. Some of the things I used to care about, I don't care about anymore. Things change, seasons change, people change, hell, I change. But there's nothing wrong about that. You live, you grow, you learn, and you love, and move on with your life. There may be some things that I/we don't understand about life and its obstacles, but I know for damn sure that I have people in my life whom I trust to get some reassurance from. There might be some people in your life who come and go, but that shouldn't stop you. I don't ask many questions. By now those people should be grown enough to always reveal their true selves, if they are still there then it's for a purpose, if they can't get with the program, goodbye. Turning 25 is just an age, but it's a blessing and it is motivation to me. Turning 25 and feeling beautiful, healthy, and confident is another thing. You only get better with age, so why not make the effing best of it? With me about to graduate college soon (in a few months), I feel as if I am being held back from some things that I want to do. Not the case. I get the best pep talks from my boyfriend who always motivates me to "just do it." Why not now? I've always heard if you want something, get your a** up and go get it or work towards getting it. Nothing is free, and your creativity isn't either. Turning 25 gave me a new perspective (currently) on life. Turning 25 is just fine. You don't have to be my age to be reading this, this message still applies to you. Just be yourself and do what makes you happy.
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