Submissions: Week 57

Dear Holly, if you're stuck with bad situations like drugs criminal activities, don't give up. I was in that position. I've gotten out of that now I'll be successful.

Dear Holly, if you’re stuck with bad situations like drugs criminal activities, don’t give up. I was in that position. I’ve gotten out of that now I’ll be successful.

Dear Holly, The advice I would give you would be... don't take so long to do the things you want and if you want something do it. and do it now because it can be the last opportunity you can get. Stay classy (watch Anchorman and you'll get it)

Dear Holly, The advice I would give you would be… don’t take so long to do the things you want and if you want something do it. and do it now because it can be the last opportunity you can get. Stay classy (watch Anchorman and you’ll get it)

Dear Holly, Seize every opportunity available to you. The more experiences you have (whether they are good or bad) the more you will learn about life, yourself and others. And don't forget to enjoy each moment, appreciate your teenage years - they are so fun & exciting.

Dear Holly, Seize every opportunity available to you. The more experiences you have (whether they are good or bad) the more you will learn about life, yourself and others. And don’t forget to enjoy each moment, appreciate your teenage years – they are so fun & exciting.

Believe in your self worth! Trying to be some one else is not going to get you far. Work hard for your self and people will realise your worth! xx

Believe in your self worth! Trying to be some one else is not going to get you far. Work hard for your self and people will realise your worth! xx

- Never give up on something that you love, no matter how hard it get.  - Be yourself, love yourself and don't ever be afraid to stand up for what you believe in.  - Do what you love and want to not what others want you to do because the choices are yours just don't make stupid choices.

– Never give up on something that you love, no matter how hard it get.
– Be yourself, love yourself and don’t ever be afraid to stand up for what you believe in.
– Do what you love and want to not what others want you to do because the choices are yours just don’t make stupid choices.

Dear Holly, you determine your self worth. Don't let others change who you are. You can be as amazing as you choose to be. So work hard, play hard and most importantly, love yourself.

Dear Holly, you determine your self worth. Don’t let others change who you are. You can be as amazing as you choose to be. So work hard, play hard and most importantly, love yourself.

Dear Holly, from my personal experience, cherish every moment you have. Enjoy it, make the most of it. Do not be afraid to be yourself, because the best person you can truly be is you. Take every opportunity that you are interested in, it helps you to find yourself,. Make friends, be happy and positive. Godlike, I know you will be great! From C.

Dear Holly, from my personal experience, cherish every moment you have. Enjoy it, make the most of it. Do not be afraid to be yourself, because the best person you can truly be is you. Take every opportunity that you are interested in, it helps you to find yourself,. Make friends, be happy and positive. Godlike, I know you will be great! From C.

Be Happy :)

Be Happy :)

Submissions: Week 56

Making mistakes is a part of life and a part of learning! Don't sweat the little things, learn from them, always look at the bigger picture, and don't let life bring you down. Always smile! :D

Making mistakes is a part of life and a part of learning! Don’t sweat the little things, learn from them, always look at the bigger picture, and don’t let life bring you down. Always smile! :D

Dear Holly, don't let people get you down! Always do what you want and what you enjoy! :)

Dear Holly, don’t let people get you down! Always do what you want and what you enjoy! :)

Dear Holly, Keep you mind open. Keep it open to ideas, possibilities, and most of all, people. Don't be judgemental - you don't have the first clue what people are going through. Just because someone is different from you does not make them lesser. You have more in common than you might think.

Dear Holly, Keep you mind open. Keep it open to ideas, possibilities, and most of all, people. Don’t be judgemental – you don’t have the first clue what people are going through. Just because someone is different from you does not make them lesser. You have more in common than you might think.

Don't do things just because everyone else is doing it.  Stay true to yourself & your beliefs

Don’t do things just because everyone else is doing it.
Stay true to yourself & your beliefs

Dear Holly, if you are worried about being loved and fear you'll never fall in love, don't. People love you, even if you don't know it yet. And there are more important things to worry about.

Dear Holly, if you are worried about being loved and fear you’ll never fall in love, don’t. People love you, even if you don’t know it yet. And there are more important things to worry about.

Dear Holly, Keep doing what you are doing! Don't care about what other people think because it won't matter in the long run. Do things that make you happy and know that there are always people who will support you. xx

Dear Holly, Keep doing what you are doing! Don’t care about what other people think because it won’t matter in the long run. Do things that make you happy and know that there are always people who will support you. xx

When you know where your stand in a situation, don't feel pressured to follow others and speak up for yourself when necessary.

When you know where your stand in a situation, don’t feel pressured to follow others and speak up for yourself when necessary.

Dear Holly, be yourself! Don't worry about what others think of you! Just have fun doing what you enjoy :)

Dear Holly, be yourself! Don’t worry about what others think of you! Just have fun doing what you enjoy :)

- don't procrastinate - persevere - be the best version of yourself - go for gold!!!

– don’t procrastinate
– persevere
– be the best version of yourself
– go for gold!!!

Submissions: Week 55

Dear Holly, You're going to feel confused about your place in the world. You're going to feel a desire to grow up too fast. Girls are going to say mean things. So are boys. Be strong, it will be hard but you'll get through. Be confident, don't let other people bring you down. Being a young woman can be difficult, but it's also empowering. Love yourself, and be kind.

Dear Holly, You’re going to feel confused about your place in the world. You’re going to feel a desire to grow up too fast. Girls are going to say mean things. So are boys. Be strong, it will be hard but you’ll get through. Be confident, don’t let other people bring you down. Being a young woman can be difficult, but it’s also empowering. Love yourself, and be kind.

Dear Holly, remember to work hard in everything you do and try new things. Take advantage of opportunities and don't be afraid to change your mind. Things will change in the coming years; you'll lose friends & gain some. Just remember to take care of yourself! - Alannah

Dear Holly, remember to work hard in everything you do and try new things. Take advantage of opportunities and don’t be afraid to change your mind. Things will change in the coming years; you’ll lose friends & gain some. Just remember to take care of yourself! – Alannah

Dear Holly, make the most of the opportunities you get and try to get involved in as much as you can. Don't get too stressed about the little things.

Dear Holly, make the most of the opportunities you get and try to get involved in as much as you can. Don’t get too stressed about the little things.

Don't spend too much time on social media, make your own experiences, your own decisions. Make time for your family as wherever you, whatever mistakes you make, how big or small, they will always be there for you!

Don’t spend too much time on social media, make your own experiences, your own decisions. Make time for your family as wherever you, whatever mistakes you make, how big or small, they will always be there for you!

Dear Holly, when you were 13 you kissed a lot of boys. People taunted you for it and called you unfair names. You felt wrong for doing something you were ready and comfortable to do. Looking back, it hurts so much to think how badly you thought of yourself. Do whatever you feel comfortable with, as long as you're not hurting others.

Dear Holly, when you were 13 you kissed a lot of boys. People taunted you for it and called you unfair names. You felt wrong for doing something you were ready and comfortable to do. Looking back, it hurts so much to think how badly you thought of yourself. Do whatever you feel comfortable with, as long as you’re not hurting others.

Dear Holly, I am writing you a little advice that I learned as I passed through the teenage years. When I look back from the adult phase of my life I think I should have been more involved in community & school activities along with building a strong friendship. Keep up with your awesome studies. Yourself.

Dear Holly, I am writing you a little advice that I learned as I passed through the teenage years. When I look back from the adult phase of my life I think I should have been more involved in community & school activities along with building a strong friendship. Keep up with your awesome studies. Yourself.

Surround yourself with people who make you happy, make decisions that will have a positive impact. Things do get better. Accept everyone :) xxx

Surround yourself with people who make you happy, make decisions that will have a positive impact. Things do get better. Accept everyone :) xxx

Dear holly, Look, I know you might hear this often but.... things always get better! It is inevitable that you will go through struggles but your life will never involve failing, only succeeding and learning from your experiences. Every single person on this planet has some kind of flame that needs to be ignited. Some find it hard to achieve that first spark, are you holding the flame? Your always loved no matter what you do... :)

Dear holly, Look, I know you might hear this often but…. things always get better! It is inevitable that you will go through struggles but your life will never involve failing, only succeeding and learning from your experiences. Every single person on this planet has some kind of flame that needs to be ignited. Some find it hard to achieve that first spark, are you holding the flame? Your always loved no matter what you do… :)

Dear teenage self, school is a place that causes a lot of stress, contribution and social life. My advice to you is be you, go your own pace and contribute to your dreams and wishes. Always live in the moment and go all the way for your future. Sincerely yours.

Dear teenage self, school is a place that causes a lot of stress, contribution and social life. My advice to you is be you, go your own pace and contribute to your dreams and wishes. Always live in the moment and go all the way for your future. Sincerely yours.

Dear Holy, Be open minded and be yourself. Don't focus on not important stuff.

Dear Holy, Be open minded and be yourself. Don’t focus on not important stuff.

Dear Holly, Don't worry about friends so much, focus more on school. If they are your true friends they will support you. Try to stay open minded and think positive! Life is only as fun as you make it.

Dear Holly, Don’t worry about friends so much, focus more on school. If they are your true friends they will support you. Try to stay open minded and think positive! Life is only as fun as you make it.

Submissions: Week 54

Dear Holly, Become your own person and don't be influenced by the words and actions of others.

Dear Holly, Become your own person and don’t be influenced by the words and actions of others.

Sometimes in life bad things happen, but no matter how hard things become, you can and will get through it. You cannot make everyone happy but that doesn't mean you can't try. Follow your heart and stick to what you believe in! :) xx

Sometimes in life bad things happen, but no matter how hard things become, you can and will get through it. You cannot make everyone happy but that doesn’t mean you can’t try. Follow your heart and stick to what you believe in! :) xx

Dear Holly, stop stressing about the future, it figures itself out. Always have a goal, it makes working harder at school and after school activities easier. Most importantly, I know it's hard to know who you are in high school, but be your own person. Now I'm 18 I feel like I have never been so happy. I think that is because I have friends I can be myself with, I express myself through my clothes and I feel valued by my peers. Don't give in to peer pressure. It is so important to express yourself. Explore who you are. Eventually you will find yourself. Your identity is what makes you valuable.

Dear Holly, stop stressing about the future, it figures itself out. Always have a goal, it makes working harder at school and after school activities easier. Most importantly, I know it’s hard to know who you are in high school, but be your own person. Now I’m 18 I feel like I have never been so happy. I think that is because I have friends I can be myself with, I express myself through my clothes and I feel valued by my peers. Don’t give in to peer pressure. It is so important to express yourself. Explore who you are. Eventually you will find yourself. Your identity is what makes you valuable.

Dear Holly, Don't worry about the little things, everything seems important at the time but in the grand scheme of things it really isn't. Focus on forming some great friendships and have fun :) Caity.

Dear Holly, Don’t worry about the little things, everything seems important at the time but in the grand scheme of things it really isn’t. Focus on forming some great friendships and have fun :) Caity.

Dear Holly, you always have to take little steps to reach your goals in life. Stay happy and never give up on your goals. Stay track of your goals and set little goals to reach that big goal. Love your life to the fullest! x

Dear Holly, you always have to take little steps to reach your goals in life. Stay happy and never give up on your goals. Stay track of your goals and set little goals to reach that big goal. Love your life to the fullest! x

Dear Holly, Always be yourself. Make sure you follow your dreams and always do what makes you happy. Never be afraid to do what you love. Always finish what you started, don't back out just because something becomes to hard.

Dear Holly, Always be yourself. Make sure you follow your dreams and always do what makes you happy. Never be afraid to do what you love. Always finish what you started, don’t back out just because something becomes to hard.

Have fun and make memories. Don't let anyone get the best of you. Believe in yourself and never give up.

Have fun and make memories. Don’t let anyone get the best of you. Believe in yourself and never give up.

Submissions: Week 53

If all else fails, tell a joke!

If all else fails, tell a joke!

Dear Holly, all I want to say is that I hope you make sure you're happy in your life. Remove yourself from all the negativity and just remember that everything works itself out in the end. Just keep your head up! :)

Dear Holly, all I want to say is that I hope you make sure you’re happy in your life. Remove yourself from all the negativity and just remember that everything works itself out in the end. Just keep your head up! :)

Dear Holly, Have faith in yourself! Everything will be ok. Love yourself. Who you are is more than enough.

Dear Holly, Have faith in yourself! Everything will be ok. Love yourself. Who you are is more than enough.

Smiley Face.

Smiley Face.

Dear Holly, stop worrying about how you look and sound and whether or not people like you. The people who matter will stick with you and the people who don't, won't. Stop stressing and being embarrassed. You'll be fine.

Dear Holly, stop worrying about how you look and sound and whether or not people like you. The people who matter will stick with you and the people who don’t, won’t. Stop stressing and being embarrassed. You’ll be fine.

Submissions: Week 52

Dear Holly, It may seem what you're doing now will be your life forever or affect your life forever but it really won't. You probably won't even remember, I know this informations is said a lot but it really is true!!

Dear Holly, It may seem what you’re doing now will be your life forever or affect your life forever but it really won’t. You probably won’t even remember, I know this informations is said a lot but it really is true!!

Take every opportunity that comes your way. No matter how scary it seems at the time.

Take every opportunity that comes your way. No matter how scary it seems at the time.

Don't take your youth for granted - before you know it you'll be surrounded by mental breakdowns and panic attacks. Don't compare yourself to others.

Don’t take your youth for granted – before you know it you’ll be surrounded by mental breakdowns and panic attacks. Don’t compare yourself to others.

Dear Holly, No doubt you're going through a tough time, or will over the next few years or later in life. But just remember that it's okay to make mistakes. Even if it feels like you can't fix it, just breather and take one day at a time. Be kind to yourself. Don't be afraid if you feel lost - most people do. Remember to smile and don't lost hope. Things will work out in the end. And lastly, know that there are people out there you can rely on, you just have to look.

Dear Holly, No doubt you’re going through a tough time, or will over the next few years or later in life. But just remember that it’s okay to make mistakes. Even if it feels like you can’t fix it, just breather and take one day at a time. Be kind to yourself. Don’t be afraid if you feel lost – most people do. Remember to smile and don’t lost hope. Things will work out in the end. And lastly, know that there are people out there you can rely on, you just have to look.

My advice to the teens of today is to always have fun at whatever you decide to do in life and make positive decisions to assist you along the way. And, always learn something new because it's good for you!

My advice to the teens of today is to always have fun at whatever you decide to do in life and make positive decisions to assist you along the way. And, always learn something new because it’s good for you!

Dear Holly, When things go wrong, move on and move forward. Learn from your mistakes but don't dwell in the past. & don't talk smack about your mates - it doesn't end well!!!

Dear Holly, When things go wrong, move on and move forward. Learn from your mistakes but don’t dwell in the past. & don’t talk smack about your mates – it doesn’t end well!!!

Dear Holly, I know you don't want to hear this but popularity isn't everything because if you're happy with yourself you don't need to be popular. Peoples opinion seriously doesn't matter and the sooner you know that, you will become more happier and confident than you ever could have imagined.

Dear Holly, I know you don’t want to hear this but popularity isn’t everything because if you’re happy with yourself you don’t need to be popular. Peoples opinion seriously doesn’t matter and the sooner you know that, you will become more happier and confident than you ever could have imagined.

You are not indestructable so don't put too much on your plate. RELAX! xx And remember, it will always get better, no matter how hard it seems.

You are not indestructable so don’t put too much on your plate. RELAX! xx And remember, it will always get better, no matter how hard it seems.

It's okay to end up on the wrong path, it will build your resilience and life experience and help you pinpoint exactly what you want to do.

It’s okay to end up on the wrong path, it will build your resilience and life experience and help you pinpoint exactly what you want to do.

Hey 13 me, I feel the most important thing to keep in your head is that everything takes time. Just remember to take it slowly and not let others get to you. You are your own beautiful person and you can do whatever you want with your life. xx

Hey 13 me, I feel the most important thing to keep in your head is that everything takes time. Just remember to take it slowly and not let others get to you. You are your own beautiful person and you can do whatever you want with your life. xx