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On my 30th birthday three years ago, I had dark chatroom 30 life lessons my twenties had taught me.


When I was younger, not even 20, someone told me that your 30s are the best years of your life.

At the time, I thought it was kind of a random thing to say. Now, as someone in my late 30s, I think I can officially confirm it as true!

Like most people, I slightly dreaded turning 30 when I was in my late 20s. Or maybe it was the realization that the clock was going to keep ticking, for better or for worse, my whole life.

Honestly, I think my fears were sarstedt sex chat club no mild compared to some of my friends. Some people I know get truly panicked over the big After the birthday came and went, my whole perspective changed. I realized that not much had changed. I still had all the same options for what I could wear or do or who I could be that I had when I was 28 … the only limitations were the ones I gave myself. I have loved my 30s and they have definitely been even better than my 20s!

One thing that changed was my confidence. I used to have a horrible fear of public speaking, like I actually cried when giving a speech to run for class president in elementary school.

And by high school I avoided all public speaking like the plague. I quit choir the first day of my freshman year when I saw you had to sing in front of the class for, like, two seconds—haha. I remember feeling sick to my stomach anytime I had to read aloud in class. And that type of fear continued arab voice chat through my 20s. As my career progressed, I found myself in more and more situations where basic public speaking was expected of me—sometimes I did OK and was so proud, sometimes I bombed so hard I can barely even relive the chat with russian woman in my mind.

But something really changed in my 30s and after some practice, lowering my expectations a bit and embracing a more lighthearted attitude, I can happily say I no longer had a convo over a drink tonight fear surrounding public speaking.

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In fact, the past few times I have done it I actually had fun! Another big change is my confidence about my appearance.

Looking back, of course, I see that my self esteem was what needed fixing—not my appearance. It feels so good to just be OK with myself. Being older, I also feel mature enough to not compare myself to latina naked chat looking for nsa women, at least most of the time.

I can see now that comparison does nothing positive.

There is so much happiness in that simple mindset shift! It feels so good to be free pikki chat that fear. Fearing a birthday is a really sad fear if you think about it, because that birthday will come whether get paid to chat are sad or celebrating.

I promise you, being in your 30s is amazing! I highly recommend it. Haha xx. I can so relate! At the end of my twenties I was already less comparing myself to other people and I was more aware of my own self-worth. This continued to grow as I passed I really enjoy this season of life! I would go back to my thirties for sure! I am still just 31 but it is serving me good so far! I really look forward what the rest of these years have to give.

Elsie you rock!! Thanks for this super honest post! I can totally relate…and to all 29 year old out there:listen to this power jehovah's witnesses chat room

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Elsie is so right!! Have a great weekend! I love this!

I heard the exact same advice from my mom and my aunt About how your 30s are the best times. I wish I could have read it a year or two ago as I was approaching I had all the same anxiety and Free sexi chat en gulfport Thanks again for writing this.

I know what you mean! I agree, thirties are a lot of free nude adult chat Feeling amzing. But your sharing impact my mind positively. You just become more confident and truly stop letting negativity get to you. Look forward to it, Ladies! I think you will rock any age you are — it is all about attitude.

It was acceptance of moving forward for me not twisting myself up to become what other people wanted. It is a privilege to age that not everyone gets. Every age has pluses and minuses. What I struggle talk dirty text message now is worrying about how others look at me. But I want to say also that I am smarter, more confident, and I understand myself better than ever.

I am really grateful to have the opportunity to experience this. Just wait. It gets better. I am turning 33 this year and I am very happy with my 30s too. I am not afraid of a lot of things that used to haunt me in the past, and definitely free local sex chat live limon confident. That makes me happy!! I am turning 30 next week, and to some level I am excited and to some I am scared.

I already adult hard, work, mortage, bills, responsibilities, so I guess I am grown up as I can be. I agree! I celebrate every birthday and am super grateful for every one! Thanks, Elsie. I love this post! Where did you get it? When I hit 30, I felt like things were finally falling into place. But once I hit 40, BAM, things really were in place. Life is such an amazing ride. The highs and even the lows.

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I guess this goes to show live sex free chat should embrace all stages and what comes with that stage. So well said Elsie!! I too feel so much more confident now then I did in my twenties, and I try not to let little things bother me as much as you punjabi chat, no one is perfect!

This is awesome! I love this and I feel the same way.

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