* If you don’t have enough money stop spending it or find a way to earn more.
* Stripes are always in. Full stop.
* Know who you are otherwise other people will try and tell you who you are.
* If you don’t have enough time, stop watching TV.
* Don’t wear anything that doesn’t suit the body you have NOW. No matter how trendy it is or how long you’ve had it.
* Most people who offend you have no idea they did. Forgive quickly.
* Quality over quantity is great BUT sometimes you have to seek out the $ deals to pay your bills.
* Read lots. It will teach you all sorts of things.
* Choose people to have in your life that are positive and contribute to you. 

Chief Blogger at Suger Coat It; An Australian lifestyle blog for women who work for themselves. Melissa is a social media consultant & lover of stripes. Most weekends you’ll find her at the beach or home on the veranda kicking back. Around here, they call her Suger. Feel free to do the same.