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    Posted on Jul 14, 2015

    29 Incredibly Important Lessons Every Twentysomething Needs To Hear

    As told by SpongeBob.

    Today is SpongeBob's 29th birthday. He's taught us quite a bit in that time.

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    1. Like how valuable your oldest friends are.

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    2. And that confidence is the real secret to beauty.

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    3. The only way to succeed in your career is with hard work and dedication.

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    4. But, don't beat yourself up when you make a mistake.

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    5. Stand up for yourself.

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    6. Tell your family how much you appreciate them.

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    7. Don't neglect your physical needs.

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    8. Eat healthy.

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    9. And get to the gym every now and then.

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    10. But have a cheat day when you need one.

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    11. Let loose on occasion, but don't be an idiot.

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    12. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

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    13. When you need help, ask for it.

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    14. You don't have to go out every weekend.

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    15. But don't become a slave to Netflix either.

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    16. Self-awareness is everything.

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    17. Don't let a bad roommate walk all over you.

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    18. Learn to be happy alone.

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    19. Volunteer, vote, and be a good citizen.

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    20. Start saving money while you're young.

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    21. Live in the moment.

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    22. When in a relationship, maintain your independence.

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    23. Heartbreak happens, but it's survivable.

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    24. But sometimes, it's better to just be single.

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    25. Remember to pay your electric bill.

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    26. Never stop believing in your dreams.

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    27. Love yourself.

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    28. Be your own hero.

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    29. And never forget this important piece of wisdom.

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    Happy birthday, SpongeBob! Here's to hoping your last year as a twentysomething is, well, you know...

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