This exercise was put forth over at Gapers Block. I found the comments very interesting seeing a mix of shared insight, missed opportunity and painful regret. So I thought really hard what I would tell myself, and I realized I wouldn’t focus on any one event. I find my missed opportunities and my past transgressions make me and I prefer to live in the present.
But if I could, I would tell the 15 year old me:
- Put more at risk.
- Always look for the good in people.
- When you commit to something give yourself completely.
- Breath, be still and don’t worry so much.
- (okay one specific event)Go to the Nirvana Concert!!!!!!!!
If I really could I would tell the 10 year old me, don’t play king of the dumpster, don’t push your sister.