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13 Things for 2013

This year I will...
1. Be positive --> something I always try to be but yeah. STILL POSITIVE YEAH.
2. Admit I am sad when I am sad but try not to let it consume me --> I hide emotions too much and then they tumble out and it's not good.
3. Accept help and support more --> tell teachers/people when I am struggling. That is a thing I don't do right now.
4. Try my best --> if I have a chance to do my A Levels, I'll do them.
5. Not be scared --> of people, relationships, life, exams, failing, surgery. ANYTHING.
6. Appreciate the world more --> when I'm feeling more okay, walk and stuff.
7. Ask questions --> helps the 'not being scared' thing.
8. Talk to people more --> keep in touch with people and strengthen friendships.
9. Stop hiding behind the computer screen/mobile/electronic stuff --> TALK to people and stop being scared about doing it.
10. Live in the present --> because worrying about the past and the future is pointless. Reflection = good, over-thinking and paranoia = not good.
11. Blog or vlog everyday for a month --> creativity is GOOD.
12. Read more --> computer will go off earlier and more books will be read. YES.
13. Independently learn more --> even if I have to leave school for a bit, learning is good. :-)

Admittedly these things are one and the same: try to be a better person. I think we always try to better ourselves, perhaps when we shouldn't or don't need to. Even so, I think it's really good to question yourself and try and make yourself better for yourself, there's no harm in that. When we're facing a new year that scares us or has perhaps some not so great things to look forward to, reaching out and focusing on ourselves and how we're going to cope is a good thing.

Happy new year, everyone. I hope 2013 brings you all of the good things. Keep positive, keeps smiling and DFTBA. :-)

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