Slow down: Sure, do things and get sh*t done, but don’t rush. Pace yourself, enjoy every moment of every day.
Say thank you: I’ve always had manners extremely high on my “list of things to always remember,” my mumma brought me up a polite girl, and I think saying thank you is such an easy, yet lovely thing to say. Whether it’s to the waitress that just brought you your cafe mocha or the person who’s just held the lift for you, those two little words can really make another person smile!
Give lots of compliments: I always remind my loved ones how beautiful they are or how cute their new hair cut is. They might just say thanks or even just shrug it off, but it’ll make them smile inside.
Dress nicely: For yourself! Don’t dress for others, but dress up for yourself, you’ll feel more confident and that confidence will shine out of your face! New, cute underwear is always nice too.
Wear perfume: Another confidence booster! I’ve actually just ran out of my current favouite and it’s making me miserable, not gonna lie. But once again, remember, you’re doing this one for yourself.
Observe and listen: It’s great to be the friend who has always has something to say, a story to tell or all the answers, but it’s important to remember to observe those around you and to take it all in. Observe your surroundings, like really observe, write about it if you want to. Don’t just listen to what people are saying, listen to how they’re saying it, listen to the way their body reacts to everything they’re saying.