20 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Turtles And Tortoises

Turtles and tortoises know what’s up, you guys. They really do.

1. Even when you’re feeling small, face life with a big attitude.

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2. Because the sun will shine again.

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3. So when you look in the mirror in the morning, remind yourself you’re worth it.

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4. And remember: The important things are already at your fingertips.

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5. Don’t be shy.

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6. Embrace your quirks.

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7. Your real friends won’t fault you for being different.

Photo credit goes to Janice Wolf from Rocky Ridge Rescue. (Thanks, Debrarosenm!)

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8. Life, ultimately, is a balancing act. But that’s no reason you can’t enjoy yourself in the process.

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9. Even the best of us get stuck and struggle.

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10. Sometimes you have to take the plunge, regardless of what your friends think.

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11. Just take all the proper precautions.

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12. But no matter how hectic life gets, make sure to stop and smell the roses.

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13. Or eat them, if you prefer.

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14. And there’s no harm in treating yourself, either.

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15. But it’s not all about you. Help others out when you can.

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16. Remind your friends and family how much you love them.

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17. It’s important to have a hobby you enjoy.

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18. …And a hobby you can share with friends.

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19. Be sure to schedule something nice for yourself every now and then.

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20. Because sometimes it’s best to forget your troubles and let loose, turtle-style.

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