If we all knew Then what we know Now and what we have learnt now , would our lives be better? If you met your younger-college-going self now, What advice would you give her?
I was listening to the song 'If I knew then What I know Now' by Kenny Rogers and it made me think, I thought it would be a fun thing to write a letter to my younger self!
The thick eyebrows that you always hated in your teens, Don’t hate it. It is going to be the most beautiful eyebrows once you go to college . Wait till your mom permits you to go and get your eyebrows shaped!
Don’ t be impulsive. you will realize later that for every action , there is a reaction. You have to live with the consequences.
That dress you wore for the school picnic, just what were you thinking :-o
Don’t dress up for a guy. Dress up because you want to look and feel good for yourself.
Don’t be embarrassed if the guy you have a crush on finds out about it and does not reciprocate. you are going to have guys who are going to fall head over heels in
love crush ( If that makes sense !) with you! You will see.
Don’t wear block heels or sandals with socks, no matter how cold it is. Period.
Don’t cry over ‘that’ guy. He is not your true love. I repeat NOT.
Listen to your mom and dad. Trust me. They really do know what is best for you.
Help mom in the kitchen. How did mom do it without complaining? you will realize that once you are married ;)
Spend time with your girlfriend even when you are busy in a relationship.
Spend more time with God.
Say ‘Thank you’ more often to Mom and Dad.
Spend less time on the phone and more time with your brothers and give them advice when they come to you for one. Before you know it, they are not going to be needing your advice, but would be giving you one! They grow up so fast!
Don’t be selfish. The world does not revolve around you. NO, It does not!
Always wear sunscreen and sunglasses.
Enjoy every moment.
Don’t worry about that ugly pimple, you will learn that people are not superficial. They love you no matter what.
Keep in touch with all your friends.
You will develop a passion for shopping.
Don’t be paranoid about birthdays. You will still look the same, even better than how you look now!
Don’t go looking for Mr. right in Mr. Wrongs. Just wait. You will fall in love with the most wonderful man and you will be happily married.
Be more organized.
Love your body just the way it is. Trust me, You will want this waistline back when you look back at pics taken during the college days :p
Don’t live on pepsis and cokes and burgers. Have that occasional salad too!
Don’t try to please everyone.
xoxoxo ( And oh! There is this show called Gossip Girl that you will love, who uses xoxo's when she finishes her blog! So, it's still cool ;) Who knew! )
If I knew all this then , I probably would have had a perfect life, but these are the things that have made me into the person that I am today. It’s not all that bad NOT knowing everything then, I guess!!
What's on your list? Would love to hear from you :) you can also take it up as a tag:) I think I saw it as a tag on one of the blogs!)