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eight things i’d tell my younger self

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Being the eldest of three children, I was, by default, the ‘guinea pig’ of the family; the first of my siblings to do or go through almost everything – puberty, school, friends, relationships, you name it – with no older sibling to advise or buffer against my (inevitable) future mistakes and mishaps. I remember so badly wanting an older sister or brother to show me the ropes, so that I wouldn’t have to be the […]

seven mistakes that are ok to make

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‘A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.’– George Bernard Shaw Mistakes…we all make them. Life doesn’t come with instructions, and even if it did, there are some things we just have to get out of our system and learn on our own (case in point). I used to be filled with regret over my own mistakes, and lament over them almost obsessively. In […]