25 Things I’ve Learned at 25

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Good morning everyone (or afternoon or evening depending on when you’re reading this)! Since last Sunday was my 25th birthday, I wanted to reflect on a few lessons that I have learned throughout my life so far. I remember reading many of these posts from other bloggers after my 24th birthday, so I was excited to write my own this year!

Before we get into my list, I wanted to mention that I have not perfected these lessons yet; I’m still learning! These are the things that I aspire to practice everyday. There are so many lessons to live by (I could probably go past 25!), so I decided to go with the ones that came to my mind first.

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Lessons from Captain Marvel

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Last weekend, my friend and I went to the theater to watch Captain Marvel for its opening weekend. While I was a little worried about the movie based on the trailers and the negative comments online, I ended up loving it! I might even try to bring my mom along to rewatch it in the near future.

SPOILER WARNING: This post includes minor spoilers from the movie!

I really liked the character of Carol Danvers (aka Captain Marvel/’Veers’). I thought she was funny, headstrong, and of course, a badass. While I certainly get inspired by superheroes no matter what, it’s always a little more empowering for me to see a female superhero (especially since her flashbacks reminded me a little of myself when I was a kid-obsessing over Amelia Earhart, falling down all of the time, getting scolded for being more ‘boy-ish’). I love how superheroes are becoming more diverse nowadays!

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