Words of Wisdom? Spill Em

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Just about every day I post a question of the day to FB pages and twitter. It’s always interesting to see the answers I get back. I think for my personal FB page, it’s helped me to get to know people a wee bit better and they’ve gotten to know more about me too. It’s cool what you get to know about people just by asking the right question.

Here’s a question I saw floating around the web recently:

If you could give one piece of advice to a young person, what would you say?

I think about stuff like this all the time. I knew I was getting up there in years when I started saying, “Kids these days…” That being the case, kids these days are a new breed. Many younger peeps don’t seem to think further than their next breath. How else do you explain all of the TMI floating around on social media and all other parts of the internet? Oh, that’s just in my family? *hides head in shame*

Every thing is about what’s good for the here and now. The YOLO (You Only Live Once) mentality is in full force. I’m all for that in many cases.  But on the off chance that today isn’t my last, I don’t want to go so hard on the whole YOLO tip that I mess up some stuff for my future.


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Having said that, I would offer up this piece of advice to those younger than me.

Know your worth!

When you know your worth there are some things you just don’t do. There are some things and people you don’t deal with. Just those three words alone apply to every single area of life. Know what you’re worth in relationships, jobs, etc.

What one piece of advice would you give?

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11 Responses to Words of Wisdom? Spill Em
  1. Wanda
    March 26, 2013 | 5:33 am

    Make God first in your life. Also, invest in yourself and get a degree while you are young and then get married and have children. Be respectful to others and they will be respectful to you!

  2. Kita
    March 26, 2013 | 5:52 am

    To enjoy being young don’t be so quick to grow up. You will be grown and get to do everything you want wait no that’s not true you still won’t get to do everything you want. I would also remind the youth that life is not fair…get use to it.

  3. Krissy
    March 26, 2013 | 9:38 am

    i have a 15yr ol niece so im constantly giving advice. My post recent advice was, ” Just make good choices and be yourself.”

  4. Natalie
    March 26, 2013 | 10:07 am

    That is great advice! And yes you want to live a full life but not go crazy you know? It’s a balance.

  5. Aracely
    March 26, 2013 | 10:27 am

    Great advice, I’d say be the best YOU you can possibly be. I always tell my kids what you do now will affect you later so make good choices.

  6. School Gate Style
    March 26, 2013 | 1:52 pm

    Great advice. I would say all the same good stuff. The importance of knowing your worth – it’s a gift to have that knowledge as a young person.
    It’s been a joy to find your blog today. I read your lovely comment on mine last week but it’s taken me until now to reciprocate. Sorry for the delay but thank you for dropping by and for making me aware of yours.

    Avril x

  7. Teems
    March 26, 2013 | 4:07 pm

    Funny I used “Know your worth” last week in reference to a job. You are right. It can be applied in many aspects of your life.

  8. YUMMommy
    March 26, 2013 | 8:56 pm

    Stay true to yourself. I truly believe that there is no better advice in this world. So many of us sell ourselves short trying to be what others want us to be and end up miserable. Be who you are and stay true to that period!

  9. kalanicut
    March 26, 2013 | 11:10 pm

    Oh, Camesha, that is such fantastic advice! Well said in so few words. I left my advice on your FB page. 🙂

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    My advice: Herpes is forever. Protect yourself at all times.

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