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Mitch Harrison

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What should I really do with my youth? I'm 18, and I want to really learn. Advice from any adults out there?

I am a senior in high school, just two weeks from graduation. If I end up going to college, I know that I definitely want to take a year or so off. I want to really learn things first hand. I want to see the world and study cultures and people. If anyone out there has been there and can reflect back, I would love to hear from you. What should I study? Where should I go? What should I really think about? I want to give the rest of my life a boost and give myself a solid foundation in my youth. Thank you in advance for your help.


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    May 29 2012: That's quite refreshing to have a 18yrs old, who do want to learn and become better already at this great age. You will go far in life, that's for sure and my wishing for you.

    I really believe that you are on the right path already, keep asking yourself questions, keep learning about whom you are and whom you want to become. Always, look inside and listen to whats your heart desire, specially if someone else want you to do something else, if you really believe that you should do something that's going to help you and others in the same time, you got a winner...don't listen to the "no sayer", and most of all, believe in yourself.

    If you believe in GOD and none of your friends does, that's your business. Always do what you want to do, even if you have to loose friends over it...because at the end, you'll be glad you did because you want to do it, and not because someone was trying to stop you, and you listen to them instead of yourself.

    Walk tall, keep your head high up and have no fear...it's only 4 letter words!

    If you feel in your belly that a situation or someone is going to manipulaite or intimidate you...walk away from them.

    Be generous, kind, smart, alert, beautiful, respectful and respected....don't ever ignore a homeless person, always say hello, even if you don't have money to give them...acknowledgement at times, worth more then a dollor!!

    Peace and keep it up...don't do drugs, it's not worth it!!
    • May 30 2012: . Always do what you want to do, even if you have to loose friends over it.//But I will feel lonely.How can I do with lonely.
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        May 30 2012: Better be alone, then being with bad company!!....Get some new friends, that will accept whom you are and want to help you become whom you want to be.

        We are never alone, really!!
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        May 30 2012: Glad to meet you to dear Flexman!!

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