We Asked: “What Advice Would You Give Your 20-Year-Old Self?”
“If you could go back in time, what advice would you give to your 20-year-old self?”
We asked 10 women ranging in ages from 44 to 76 this one question. Their answers are powerful advice for any age.
Watch the video or read on to hear their responses.Video Transcript:
Joy (age 66): I would tell my 20-year-old-self, "Don't worry about it. It's all gonna be okay. Follow your dreams, follow your impulses and pay attention."
Erica (age 49): Stop doubting yourself so much. Stop being so concerned with… not even with what other people think, but even just with what you think of yourself.
Rachel (age 44): Stop saying sorry. Take up more space.
Karen (age 72): Don't march to anybody's drum. Don't feel ashamed. Be proud of who you are.
Brenda (age 61): Learn from every single thing, and compassion is the key.
Charlotte (age 48): It would be to understand that there are people like me that are also shy.
Dolores (age 76): Stay positive about life.
Honey (age 71): I think I'd say the most important thing is to love yourself.
Gisela (age 64): I would tell her not to worry so much. It's all small stuff. Don't sweat the small stuff.
Ruth (age 68): Just roll with the punches, don't even sweat it. Don't even sweat it, it gets better with time.
Do you agree with this advice? What would you tell your 20-year-old self? Let us know in the comments below.
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