• Always take pictures of the sky when it’s pretty, it probably won’t ever look like that again.
  • Wear that skirt you like, even if you’re mom says it’s too short.
  • Take off the dark eyeliner and nail polish once in a while, you’ll feel lighter.
  • Chop off your hair if you want, it will grow back eventually.
  • Count the freckles on your arms and draw lines between them, your skin is like the night shy.
  • Sleep under six blankets with the fan on high in the middle of the winter, the sound is soothing.
  • Tell that boy to stop touching your thigh, even if it is flattering.
  • Say thank you and flash a smile when your sister says that your outfit is ugly.
  • Raise your hand when you know the answer, even if the class is all upperclassmen.
  • Read that book again, you’ll notice something you didn’t the first time.
  • Don’t drink too much caffeine, you’ll get the jitters and bomb your math test.
  • Wear pencils behind your ears, it’s convenient.
  • Try to talk to people, it won’t kill you.
  • When a cute boy tries to cheat off your test, write the wrong answers and change them later.
  • It’s ok to feel happy, don’t let other peoples sadness make you feel bad.