Recently I’ve been in a reminiscent mood, a constant period of contemplation as I think about my childhood and those coaster like school days. I hated school, I just hated it and it was only in sixth form that I really realised the importance of education and actually ended up loving those final two years. There’s something about sixth form, the teachers treat you as equals and you gain a greater amount of independence and for me, it was life changing. It was those two years, followed by my university experience, that really brought me on as a person, turning me from the shy young girl to a confident and ambitious young women.
Earlier this week I wrote my confidence tips post and during this I realised that it was those two years that really made all the difference and I was inspired to write this post. I wanted to share with you the lessons that high school taught me and I hope that some of you will join in too!
- You will never make everyone like you. Just be yourself and remember it’s their loss.
- Eventually you will find a place to fit in.
- Remember that with some handwork, you are capable of anything.
- Read! The most powerful women in the world, both past and present, have only two things in common. Firstly they are all female and secondly they all read!
- Don’t worry if you don’t know what you want to be when your older, you’ll get there.
What were the lessons you learnt?