We probably should’ve listened when adults told us not to rush to grow up. I’ve been anticipating turning thirty for so long it’s hard to believe, yet exciting to know, it’s finally here. Three decades of life has come with many lessons, heartache, trying times, and amazing moments yet it’s still only the beginning. I’ve reflected on what learned and wish I could tell my twenty-year-old self; now, I’m strutting into my thirties with confidence and a few things I plan to carry with me in the next ten years. So here’s to a new beginning!