23 Things You Always Put Off (That You Should Finally Do This Year)

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1. Donating all the old clothes that no longer fit you or you haven’t touched in years. Rearrange your closet in the process so that your favorite things are always accessible for the days when you need a little extra confidence boost, but only keep the things that you will actually wear and serve as an extension of what you love, what you feel comfortable in, and how you’d like the world to see you.

2. Learning how to do something new — whether it’s dancing, cooking, swimming, folding fitted sheets, or becoming versed in the art of fine wine. Regardless of whether that involves enrolling in a class or just going out on the ledge and doing it without worrying whether or not you’re “bad” at it.

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3. Instead of waiting around for the kind of romantic gesture that makes you feel something all…

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25 Things Every Woman Should Have By The Time She Turns 25

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1. Enough confidence to no longer feel the need to justify what she eats, who she dates or what she wears, not only to other people, but to herself. 

2. The goal of a bank account with a few months’ living expenses in it, if she doesn’t have that already. Just in case.

3. Only the phone numbers, Facebook friends, weekend plans, and roommates she actually wants.

4. A best friend who is like a sister.

5. A space of her own.

6. A good idea of what she needs in a romantic relationship, not just what she wants, or what she thinks she needs, and the willingness to explore different people and other ideas to find what exactly that is.

7. A closet of what she considers to be her “staples,” and among these things, something to wear to an interview, funeral, wedding, impromptu Friday night drink at a casual bar…

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