5 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Our Favorite TV Show Characters


Curling up on the couch to dive into the world of our favorite TV characters is something everyone enjoys, and there is nothing quite like experiencing the world through the eyes of others. There are many lessons to be learned from our favorite TV show characters, so the next time you need an excuse to do some Netflixing instead of working super hard, keep in mind the 5 lessons below that you will be able to take away from the characters you love.

Not everyone is worth your time, or your tears…


Charlotte from Sex and the City taught us this lesson, as did many of the other powerhouse women on the show. It’s okay to do what’s best for you, some people just don’t appreciate the awesome person that you are. Read more about banishing negativity here.

Realize the value of good friendships… 


The classic, beloved show Friends had tons of Life Lessons, but Rachel definitely had a few scenes that showed us that appreciating our friends is so important, and knowing that we need them in order to be happy and successful is something we all have to conquer! It’s true, your friends can help you get a job – find out how here!

Smart is the new beautiful….


The doctors of Grey’s Anatomy taught us this every day – intelligence is gorgeous. In addition, you don’t have to dumb yourself down, or only be pretty or only be smart; you can be all at once.

You don’t have to be strong all the time….


Scandal’s Olivia Pope showed us that as hard as we all try to be our strongest selves all the time, it’s okay to let our guard down sometimes. She’s the strongest woman we’ve ever seen on TV so if she can cry, so can we!

You can do it! Just take it 10 seconds at a time….

Kimmy from The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt tells us this: you can survive anything if you just take it one 10-second interval at a time, plus a positive attitude will get you through anything! Breaking it down and staying positive is the easiest way to deal with anything!

What did you learn from your favorite TV show?

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Kaitlin Marks


A sprinkle enthusiast, book fanatic, and lover of puppies and movies, Kaitlin is an American who is a kid at heart. She can usually be found doing homework, writing, or baking. She wants to be a pediatrician when she gets older, and loves volunteering.

  • Lauren

    These are perfect! I love that quote from Kimmy Schmidt and use it all the time!

  • Camille Beygui

    Great post

  • Simi Atanda Lindgren

    Love this post, I always identified with Charlotte! x

  • dreamofadventures

    great post with some of my favorite Tv characters =o)


  • Carina

    10 Seconds at at time. Thank you Kimmy!! AND YES. OLIVIA POPE all the way!

    x Carina

  • julesinabox

    I love the 10 seconds at a time one, I will need to remind myself that one from time to time.
    Jules.- http://www.thekiwidiaries.com

  • Alexis

    I’m with Kimmy too. Break it down take it slow. Slowly but systematically, yup
    xx Alexis
    YouTube “Travel with Alexis”

  • Arianna

    They are true inspiration! True!!



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