27 Things To Know Before Turning 27

And just like that, I'm entering my late 20s era. It's that time of the year again, here I am, sticking with the tradition – writing another birthday blog post! Not much has changed since my last post about turning 26. Life's still a rollercoaster, but hey, I'm here for the ride.

Just wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude for another fantastic year and for being able to spend it with the people I love. And you know what makes it even better? Having all of you wonderful folks as part of my online fam. Whether you've been a regular reader or just stumbled upon this corner of the internet, I'm genuinely thankful for each and every one of you. Thank you for stopping by, and I hope you'll stick around!

And with that, here's 27 things to know before turning 27:

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01. Tea is life. I might have said this before, but it's still true. Tea remains my ultimate life elixir.
02. Friendships evolve. And it's not a bad thing. True friends are like stars – always there, even if you can't see them.
03. Embrace change like an old friend. Change is like that unexpected guest. It might be awkward at first, but it can lead to some pretty cool journeys.
04. Learn to say no. It's okay not to be a superhero every day. It's not about being selfish; it's about respecting your time and energy.
05. It's okay to not have everything figured out. Life's like a giant puzzle, and it's totally fine if some pieces are still missing.
06. Quality over quantity. In friends, in experiences, in everything. It's the good stuff that really counts.
07. Self-love isn't just a trendy hashtag; it's a daily practice. Remember, you're your own biggest fan. Well, at least, I am.
08. Find joy in the little things. The smell of rain, a hot cup of tea, or a sunset can do wonders.
09. Comparison is the thief of joy. Focus on your journey, not someone else's.
10. Be present in the moment. Life happens now, not yesterday or tomorrow.
11. Find your passion, not just a paycheck. Life's too short to spend it doing something you hate. Find your passion, and let it drive your career.
12. Financial literacy is a superpower. Learn to manage your money. It's a skill that pays off in the long run.
13. Speak up for what you believe in. Your opinions matter. Don't be afraid to speak up for what you believe in, even if it's unpopular.
14. Stay humble. No matter how successful you become. Life has a way of humbling us when we least expect it.
15. Mental health is a priority, not a luxury. Take care of your mind as much as your body. It's okay to ask for help, and self-care isn't selfish; it's necessary.
16. Not wanting kids is valid. It's your life, your choice. Society might have expectations, but it's crucial to follow your own path and make choices that align with your happiness.
17. Invest in experiences, not just things. Memories last a lifetime. Spend your time and resources on experiences that bring you joy and growth.

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18. Family isn't always blood. Surround yourself with a chosen family of supportive individuals who uplift and inspire you.
19. It's okay to miss out on the latest tech. You don't need the newest gadget to be happy. Sometimes, disconnecting from the digital world can be the best way to connect with yourself.
20. Love, but on your terms. Relationships should enhance your life, not define it. Find someone who respects your independence and supports your dreams.
21. Find your own definition of success. Success isn't a one-size-fits-all concept. Define it on your terms, not society's.
22. Invest in yourself. Be it education, skills, or hobbies. You're your most valuable asset.
23. Breaks are not a sign of weakness. It's okay to take a step back. Mental health matters, and breaks are like a reset button for your mind.
24. Taking care of yourself goes beyond skincare routines. It's about what you eat, how you move, and the thoughts you feed your mind. A holistic approach is the real deal.
25. Create, don't just consume. It's easy to be a passive consumer. Try creating something – write, draw, cook. The joy of making is unparalleled.
26. Your body is your lifelong companion. Treat it with respect. Exercise, eat well, and listen when it whispers.
27. You're doing just fine. Remember, there's no handbook for life. Trust your journey, and enjoy the ride!

Here's to another year of growth, joy, and making the most of this crazy adventure called life! 


  1. So insightful sweetie!

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