“Be unapologetically yourself because the people who love you will see you and support you. If anyone doesn’t, don’t let their negativity take away from you.
“Be you and be the best you can, that’s all anyone is doing in life – the best they can.
“Focus on yourself and I think one of the biggest things is to be kind to yourself, allow yourself to have struggles and allow yourself to have bad days.
“I found out that was something I wouldn’t let myself do. It’s okay to struggle, it’s okay to not be okay but keep going.
“You can feel that these are the most important things in your life when you’re 16/17, but it gets better and you figure out who you are along that journey.
“I feel like it’s only in the past year that I’ve turned a corner and believed in myself a bit more.