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What I Wish I Knew At Age 13

Here's everything everyone wish they knew at the age of 13. If it's good advice, hit the upvote button. The number next to it indicates the age the author wrote it at. Feel like there's something missing? Add a new message!



Hey 13 year old, Speak up if you don’t agree with something. If you believe in someone or something, don’t be afraid to speak up.
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Hey 13 year old, Be authentic. This isn’t always easy, but it’s the only way to be. Be honest with yourself and others, and you’ll do well.
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Hey 13 year old, Don’t wear too much makeup. Your real face needs to be seen. Compliment it with some eyeliner or whatever works. Just don’t be that person covered in makeup.
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Hey 13 year old, Make your bed. Get that bed made when you get up. Making your bed first thing leads on to a good solid start for the day. It seems weird but believe me; this small thing will help you start your day on the right track.
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Hey 13 year old, Write down three things your grateful for every day. Could be the wind on your face or whatever. They say you can’t be grateful and angry at the same time.
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Hey 13 year old, Write. When you get up in the morning, write down what’s in your head. Whatever it is get it out. This practice will change your life.
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Hey 13 year old, Dress with style. You don’t need to show everything to turn heads.
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Hey 13 year old, Exercise. Keep the body moving. Make this a habit for as long as is possible. You’ll live longer and feel better for it.
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Hey 13 year old, If you get tattoos, wait until you’re 30. You’ll be wiser after your twenties.
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Hey 13 year old, Celebrate your differences. This is what makes you who you are.
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Hey 13 year old, Uni may or may not make sense. Do it for the right reasons. Only go if you’re passionate about what you’re studying.
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Hey 13 year old, Finish school. For the majority of people, it makes sense to finish school. Most other things can wait until you finish school.
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Hey 13 year old, Get rid of friends who are no good. Not always easy when you’re young. Don’t waste your time with kids who cause you more harm than good. If kids have a habit of making you feel sad, best to step away and not spend time with them.
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Hey 13 year old, Avoid following the crowd. It doesn’t work. Real friends don’t need to be followed. Do your own thing and settle with the friends you find.
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Hey 13 year old, Have a strong handshake. A weak handshake is so very disappointing.
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Hey 13 year old, keep dreaming and do everything you want to
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Hey 13 year old, dont do sexual things honestly not worth it unless you want to it is natural dont let anyone go against that but dont givw out your info or go for older people
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Hey 13 year old, do it while you can. one day you wont be able to.
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Hey 13 year old, it's okay to not be okay. just talk to someone about and i promise it gets better
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Hey 13 year old, stop thinking about him/her, you are worth it and always remember what Dori said "When life gets you down, you know what you gotta do... just keep swimming"
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Hey 13 year old, don't just respect your elders get your elders to respect you, for example, teachers, community leaders, parents (your own and your friends), random people just do it
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Hey 13 year old, smell good people will respect you it may sound weird and random but get a nice perfume or cologne or whatever
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Hey 13 year old, Study because the next 4 years effects the rest of your life. Date as much as humanely possible. Exercise as much as you can.
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Hey 13 year old, Dear future me, Right now all I want is to be 16... but I do know that in the future that is not what I want. To be honest all I can truthfully say to you/me is that I hope that our life is great.... stays great. Stay happy and don't lose friends.
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Hey 13 year old, Always look forward, Never look back... Even if what is ahead is bad.... There will always be something good
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Hey 13 year old, Join that sport you’ve always wanted to join
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Hey 13 year old, i know school work can be a lot. dont stress it. the easiest way to stay on top is do all minor assignments the day they are due and start the major ones at least a week ahead of time
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Hey 13 year old, Hard times shall pass, and end of the day loving yourself is what matters.
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Hey 13 year old, Stop worrying about all the shit happening so much, just focus on the roof and listen to Lo-Fi, trust me, you'll feel better.
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Hey 13 year old, If you want to be a author then do it! Don't worry about what other think of you because in the end it doesn't matter, what matters is that you're happy with what /where you're going. Don't rush into things such as relationships.
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