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Advice to Younger Self

12 Truths We Wish We'd Known When We Were Young

Elin Stebbins Waldal | Posted 09.26.2016 | Fifty
Elin Stebbins Waldal

Life is not linear. Your journey will be filled with undulation, crossroads, intersections, detours, bumps and a whole lot of open road. There will be days, months, even years when you will wonder where the hell you are. Hear me now-- you are where you need to be.

I Had Cold Feet Before Marrying. Here's What I Wish Someone Had Told Me

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.24.2015 | Divorce

Teresa Piela has been happily married to her second husband for seven years now. But in the letter below, she addresses the apprehensive bride she was...

How To Age Gracefully, By People Aged 7 To 93

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.27.2015 | Good News

“Dear 7-year-old, no matter what anyone says -- stay weird.” Those were the words of wisdom provided by an 8-year-old boy in this heartwarming vid...

What An Entrepreneur, A Singer And A President's Nephew Wish They'd Known Ages Ago

OWN | Posted 12.19.2014 | OWN

It's something Oprah loves to ask during her interviews: What advice would you give to your younger self? When Arianna Huffington, Grammy-winning sing...

The Best Advice We'd Give Our Younger Selves -- In 5 Words

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.27.2014 | Fifty

When asked what she'd tell her younger self, actress Jane Lynch, 53, told Ladies' Home Journal: "It gets better. Hard work and sticking with it do pay...

The Best Advice We'd Give Our Younger Selves -- In 3 Words

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.17.2014 | Fifty

A few months ago, DreamWorks CEO Stacey Snider revealed what she'd tell her younger self. "Get a hobby. Maintain your friendships. Hang out with other...

Here's The Best Advice We'd Give Our Younger Selves -- In Two Words

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.13.2013 | Fifty

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...

30 Things We Wish We Could Tell Our Younger Selves

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.14.2013 | Fifty

Hindsight is always 20/20, but if we could send a letter back through time, there's a thing or two we'd love to tell our younger, inexperienced selves...

What Maya Angelou Would Tell Her 15-Year-Old Self

Posted 02.23.2012 | Fifty

Maya Angelou -- renowned writer, actress and civil rights activist -- kicked off "CBS This Morning's" new series "Note To Self" with a letter to her 1...