23 Things I learned from Being 23

As some of you may know I went to Paris for my 24th birthday. It was quite the experience. Now, on the 9-hr flight back from Paris to the United States I decided to write down my reflections on everything that I had learned within a year from moving to Houston, attending graduate school and just LIFE in general. My “Jordan year” as people would call it didn’t go so well, but from 2016-2017 I can honestly say that I have grown as a person and learned so much about myself. All the bad I experienced were learning lessons from God himself and for that I’ve gained an appreciation for the bad days. I decided to share my reflections with you all as I feel they can help someone through whatever difficulties they find themselves in. ALWAYS REMEMBER THE DARK HOUR ONLY LASTS 60 MINUTES.



23 Things I learned from Being 23✨

  1. When you’re sad talk to God, He’ll solve your issues & bring you clarity
  2. God’s timing is perfect πŸ‘ŒπŸ½
  3. Speak positivity into your life daily
  4. Don’t sleep with someone you wouldn’t want to be your πŸ‘ΆπŸ½ daddy
  5. Have healthy friendships with males πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ you find an interest in before exploring intimacy or dating
  6. Use your 20s to work hard to set you up for life in your 30s, so grind & make the most of that time ⏰
  7. You will get over your ex‼️he was a piece of πŸ’© anyways
  8. Don’t wear your emotions at work
  9. Express the issues you have with your boss in a professional πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’Ό way
  10. You will lose friends & that’s okay
  11. Be content 😌 with eating alone it’s really not even that bad at all πŸ’πŸ½
  12. Never πŸ™…πŸ½πŸ™…πŸ½ quit a job until you have another one ☝🏽 lined up
  13. Be open-minded to other people’s views 🌎 Everyone didn’t grow up the way you did
  14. Budget each month accordingly for miscellaneous activities like sushi 🍣 happy hour, etc
  15. Being broke doesn’t last forever
  16. Your “dream” job doesn’t exist you have to create it
  17. Internships are πŸ”‘ to getting the job you want in whatever career field you want to be in, it’s all about experience
  18. Invest in a good wig (Model-Model)
  19. Home 🏑 will always be where the ❀️is no matter where you move to
  20. Resolve petty issues with a quickness, learn when to hold your tongue in conflict situations
  21. Communication is essential to maintaining any relationship πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§πŸ’
  22. Your sister πŸ‘―is your best friend & will always have your back no matter what disagreements you may have
  23. Your mom πŸ‘©πŸ½ has superpowersπŸ’₯

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