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Life Lessons We Learned From Buddy the Elf

Besides Elf being one of the greatest Christmas movies of all time, we can learn a few things about life from Buddy.

There’s no such thing as smiling too much or too often – be happy:

Never be ashamed of being a kid at heart:

Sometimes you just have to indulge in food:

Sometimes we get caught up in our words, and that’s okay:

If you love someone, let them know:

There will be situations where we have no idea what’s going on, but we just roll with it:

Life often hits you with the unexpected:

But it’s a ride, so enjoy it:

Buddy is more than just a character in a Christmas movie – he really teaches us valuable life lessons. With the holidays approaching, let’s not forget Buddy’s famous quote: “The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear.”

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Allison Wisyanski is a junior English major and Writing minor from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a featured writer for HCXU. Allison also writes for the Arts and Entertainment column for the Xavier Newswire. Her guilty pleasures are Nicholas Sparks novels, the color pink, and Nutella. She's a lover of travel and in her spare time, she enjoys to binge-watch JFK documentaries, shop, run, and soak up the sun.
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