Life Lessons From Tangled

Tangled is filled with seriously important life lessons. There’s tons to be learned from each character; so here are some things we’ve learned from watching Tangled over and over.


Take a Step Out of Your Comfort Zone (Or Several Steps)

Life Lessons From Tangled - Comfort Zone

Rapunzel was terrified to leave the tower thanks to Mother Gothel’s crazy stories, but she eventually took the plunge (after eighteen long years). Leaving that tower was the best thing she could have ever done. Such a metaphor for life, right? Just leave the tower, guys.


Don’t Believe Everything You Hear

Life Lessons From Tangled - Mother Gothel

Rapunzel was duped by Mother Gothel for most of her life – but it’s when she experienced something new that she really started asking questions and learned the truth. Don’t just accept life as it is, make it your own.


Making Friends With Animals Totally Pays Off

Life Lessons From Tangled - Friends

They are great listeners, and will probably save your life at one point or another. Sold.


Things Aren’t Always What They Seem

Life Lessons From Tangled - Snuggly Duckling
The Snuggly Duckling looked adorable, then was terrifying, then was actually really great. Sometimes you just need to go with the flow. You might even wind up singing along with a guy with a hook hand.


Hobbies are Key

Life Lessons From Tangled - Rapunzel

Rapunzel does like… everything. Painting, baking, candlestick making (sorry not sorry for the rhyming). She’s a well-rounded person which also contributes to her being generally awesome. Tangled teaches us that the more you know, the cooler you are.


Life is Full of Small, Perfect Moments

Life Lessons From Tangled - Perfect Moments

You just have to notice them.


Never Give Up… Ever

Life Lessons From Tangled - Parents

Rapunzel’s parents never gave up hope that their daughter was going to return. In the end, it was their unwavering optimism (paired with the beauty of the lanterns) that really brought her home.