10 Things That We Will Never Learn


Chinese takeaway always end in that dreaded belly ache and you guessed it, disappointment

We all look forward to a night in with someone special, ordering a bit a lot of chinese take out and binge watching tv. Sounds pleasant to every single one of us until it all comes to an end and you're lying in the foetal position clutching your stomach and moaning at your mate why they decided to get chinese food.

Buying yet another knitted jumper you didn't even need

Mhm, we have all bee there - I'm always being moaned at for lusting after knitted jumpers or any kind of jumper actually. I always convince myself (I'm convinced right now) that I am in dire need of a new jumper, it's going to get cold damn you.

Watching another Netflix episode at 2am is not a good choice

We sit there knowing we have to be ready for life at 9am but some how think it's fine to sacrifice our beauty sleep for some life changing event on our favourite tv programme. At 8am however it's a different story; with a coffee clutched to your hand and desperately trying to support those bags under your eyes.

Don't compare yourself to others

We just cannot grasp this concept can we? It seems impossible in today's society to not compare yourself to that person on Instagram with beautiful objects and a contoured face, that business woman who has it all, your friend on holiday snapchatting away, or that blogger you aspire to be because she has this amazing flat and cacti hanging from the walls...It seems impossible, but deep down we all know we are unique and should be marvelling at the fact we have our own strengths and passions that we should absolutely love!

Watching The Notebook is never a good idea

When it's on tv all you see is "The Notebook is on - my fave!" and then of course it ends in "Tissues were definitely needed, why did I watch this". Let's not doubt it's an incredible film but god dammit is it sad (and no I cannot wait until it's next on tv).

Just don't cut your own fringe

I have done this two times in my life and I'm sure I'll probably try and get away with it again, but hopefully I'll be reminded not to by this post (fingers crossed). Sometimes this spontaneity comes over us through either browsing on Pinterest or scrolling through Tumblr but then yeah, you cut your fringe in a wild moment of excitement and then oh, you have ruined your life.

Don't have that last shot of tequila

We've all been there, that dreaded tequila or sourz shot that leaves you with your hands on your knees and sick on your feet screaming "I'll never drink again".

Damn, you've over packed again

You've made it to your hotel room, you open your suitcase and you guessed it; for the whole two weeks you only wear about three outfits. GOOD ONE, and did you use your hair straighteners? Of course not!

Don't dye your hair darker than your natural colour

HUGE REGRETS. Anyone who has done this will know it leaves you looking like you are going grey and it is an utter nightmare to try and get back to your natural colour. Oh well, we live and learn right?

Where's the keys?

They are never where we left them. Am I right?

Hannah x

18 comments

  1. So true! I loved this post and the picture is so pretty! Great idea!

    Lushivity.blogspot.co.uk xx

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  2. I can relate to way too many of these! I've started to order a little less chinese food now to avoid this, but sometimes my eyes are way too big for my belly. I'll forever stay up late watching another episode of a TV show, overpacking and one of my biggest downfall's is comparing myself to others. This was a lovely and refreshing post to read :) x
    Charlotte's Road

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  3. YES to all of these! I cut my fringe when I was 13 and it was awful and I had to try and hide it from my mum until it grew out!

    Laura xx
    www.aviewfromthebalcony.com

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  4. such a funny post, I agree with them all, specially the first two! Ordering take out never ends well!

    Ariadna || RAWR BOWS

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  5. Haha oh gosh, I think I've done most of these! I actually watched The Notebook for the first time last week (I was holding off for a day when it would be ok to ugly cry and no one would see me), but I didn't end up really crying! I think The Best of Me was sadder for me actually!

    Angelina Is | Bloglovin'

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  6. Loved this post! I'm definitely guilty of numbers 3, 4 and 10! xx
    Chasing Belle 23

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  7. This post is so accurate! I identified with almost all of these haha


    xo, Liz
    http://lipstickandconfetti.com

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  8. Such a fun post to read, the part about admiring other bloggers who have great places with cacti hanging off their walls is hilarious because it's so true!

    www.thesundaymode.blogspot.com.au

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  9. Haha this is so much fun! Especially the first one - NEVER ever order chinese takeout :D

    Love, Kerstin
    http://www.missgetaway.com

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  10. Haha loved this x

    Sophiejc.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. Hannah, this post! SO ACCURATE. Numbers 1, 3 and 8 are definitely the worst for me x

    Martha Jane | www.marthajanemusic.com

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  12. Haha this is fantastic, I've done every single one! Enjoyed reading this post to brighten a Tuesday morning, thanks! Alice xx

    www.woodenwindowsills.co.uk

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  13. Haha I love the number 3 :D ♥ So true!!
    xoxo,
    snowprincessbella.blogspot.com

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  14. Love this post, so so true!! Especially the dreaded Chinese takeaway regrets!!

    www.ohsobecky.com

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  15. Chinese takeaway, more knitted jumpers and overpacking.. Story of my life haha!

    Really enjoyed this post :)

    Tania | teabee x

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  16. Love this post! 6 & 7 ... :D

    http://www.snowwhiteinwonderland.com/

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