Life Lessons We Learnt From Elle Woods

by Sam Grisdale

She may just be a fictional character, but Elle Woods in Legally Blonde is the most uplifting, empowering woman we all need in our lives.

Say goodbye to idiots

Never make someone in your life a priority, when all you are to them is an option.


How to survive a break-up

Have a little cry, eat ALL the chocolate possible, enjoy a pamper sesh with your girls. Then prepare to become the best version of yourself possible.

Don't judge a book by its cover

Behind curled hair and a made up face is the brains of an intelligent, powerful woman. Who run the world?

Similarly, first impressions on a person don't always count

Look deeper inside the person and you could find your BFF

You are capable of amazing things

Surround yourself with people who lift you instead of bringing you down, insert a can-do attitude, and work hard to achieve your goals. What, like it's hard?

Exercising is good for your mental health

As well as being good for your body, exercise is also good for your mental health as it releases endorphins, which in turn will boost your happiness (and stop you killing anyone).

Novelty stationery makes work 100% funner

*writes CV in glitter gel pen on pink, scented paper*

Trust, always

Loyalty is one of the most important characteristics you can have, and forms the basis of every relationship.

You were born to stand out, not fit in

Always be the pink in an all black everything world.

Furry friends make the best of friends

The most loyal, loving companion you could ever ask for.

Stay true to being you

There's no one in this world who can be you like you!

Now excuse me whilst I head into town to show off my bend and snap.