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Advice to My Younger Self

5 Things I Learned After Graduating From College

Amanda de Souza | Posted 06.11.2016 | College
Amanda de Souza

8 years ago I graduated from Durham College in Ontario, Canada. This year, I was asked to return and teach for the exact same program I graduated from, Advertising. At this year's convocation, I was asked to be the guest speaker. Here is my speech.

5 Pieces Of Advice I'd Give My Pre-Kid Self

Camia Gavin | Posted 04.06.2015 | Parents
Camia Gavin

First off, you look great. You'll look pretty good eight years from now, too, but for the record, right now you look great. I just wanted to let you know a few things before you get started on that whole having a baby, and then having three babies, thing.

Yagana Shah

11 Things People Over 50 Wish They'd Done Differently At 25 | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty

Call it life experience or the school of hard knocks, by 50 we all have the hindsight to know which decisions were good ones and which decisions were,...

Letter to My Younger Self

Wendy Fontaine | Posted 12.17.2014 | Women
Wendy Fontaine

What if I told you that, in two years' time, you would graduate with a master's degree, something you've wanted for nearly 15 years? Or that, in three years' time, you'd be standing at the front of a classroom at a prestigious university, talking about good writing and the power of literature?

DreamWorks CEO: 'You Can't Do Everything At The Same Time'

Posted 10.15.2013 | Women

"Get a hobby. Maintain your friendships. Hang out with other people." That's some of the advice DreamWorks CEO Stacey Snider would offer her younge...

A Letter to My 16-Year-Old Self

Danielle Herzog | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women
Danielle Herzog

Right now, you are very focused on making sure the "right" girls like you. You are wishing you could buy Guess jeans, and hoping that your mother lets you cut the necks off your Champion sweatshirts.

6 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

Linda Wolff | Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

At 20 I was like many kids at that age: A youthful mixture of bravado and immaturity. Every thing seemed SO important. EVERY decision was larger than life. Here are six things that I know now, but wish I would have known then.

25 Pieces Of Advice Women Would Give Their Younger Selves

The Huffington Post | Brittany Binowski | Posted 12.08.2012 | Women

Remember your 16-year-old self, the one who thought finding the right prom date and getting an A in geometry were crucial to existence itself? Or what...

The One Piece Of Career Advice You Need Most

Posted 11.07.2012 | Women

Cindy Bates | The Daily Muse Growing up, my mother always encouraged me to try new things and pursue new goals, even if it meant pushing outside my...

5 'Don'ts' I Would Tell My Younger Self

Amy Chan | Posted 10.02.2012 | Women
Amy Chan

I don't have any regrets in my life. Actually, let me rephrase that: I don't have many regrets in my life. If I was to go back in time and make some different decisions, you can bet that I would.

A Letter to my Younger Self

Charlotte Hill | Posted 06.24.2012 | Women
Charlotte Hill

You are uniquely -- in the unadulterated sense of the word -- uniquely you.

6 Pieces of Advice to my Younger Self: an INXS Suicide Blonde

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.17.2012 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Throwing your expensive bachelors degree in journalism out the window to pursue acting despite everyone's doubts will be the best thing that ever happened to you.

What Would You Write To Your Younger Self?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.05.2012 | Women

"Your biggest concern is how to manage your love life with Bubba. Yes, you are dating someone named Bubba," writes Oprah Winfrey ... to herself. A...

Laura Rowley

What Melanie Griffith And Other Readers Would Tell Their Younger Selves About Work-Life Balance | Laura Rowley | Posted 04.03.2012 | Fifty

Welcome to the second installment of "Advice To My Younger Self." Readers at Huff/Post50 have a lot of life lessons under their belts, and we wanted t...

What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self? Here's What Oprah Would Say.

Posted 04.03.2012 | Black Voices

Arianna Huffington would tell her younger self to get more sleep. Maya Angelou would say to find a beautiful piece of art and relate, as much as possi...

Laura Rowley

Advice To My Younger Self: Thoughts On Career | Laura Rowley | Posted 03.13.2012 | Fifty

Welcome to the first installment of "Advice To My Younger Self." Readers at Huff/Post50 have a lot of life lessons under their belts, and we wanted to...