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What I Wish I Knew At Age 28

Here's everything everyone wish they knew at the age of 28. If it's good advice, hit the upvote button. The number next to it indicates the age the author wrote it at. Feel like there's something missing? Add a new message!



Hey 28 year old, Travel, do what you want, otherwise you will regret of not having done it
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Hey 28 year old, Call your mother. She loves you and she worries.
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Hey 28 year old, Invest in experiences, not in things. Memories hold their value better than fancy gadgets. Doing new things also builds character and expands wisdom.
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Hey 28 year old, Say no to shit you don't want to do! But always wish people happy birthdays, see your friend's new houses, and meet their babies.
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Hey 28 year old, don't move cross-country for that person you met online and think you love. It'll turn out badly. But, if you do it anyway, know that you'll survive the mistake.
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Hey 28 year old, Don't put too much pressure on yourself to have everything sorted for 30 - it can result in rash decisions that aren't right long-term! Instead, think about what you'd like to achieve over the next few years & the small actions needed to get there :)
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Hey 28 year old, Not everyone is going to like you, and that's OK! Cultivate the relationships that matter, and don't waste your time trying to prove to haters how nice or great you are. They will either come around, or they won't.
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Hey 28 year old, not every problem needs to or can be solved right now. Zoom out and look at what can be done now, and do that. You’ll see that one, present action will give you clarity on what to do next, but doing nothing when you can do something is silly.
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Hey 28 year old, do something you want to do, by yourself, for yourself. Learn to love the time you spend with yourself, its healing, fulfilling, FUN and will teach you whats possible with others.
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Hey 28 year old, its okay to be lost and unhappy. Its okay to end relationships, do things without a good reason and be and cause pain. However, its not okay to let these sufferings stop you from moving forward. Forgive, learn and build a life you’ll love forever.
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Hey 28 year old, silently or openly forgive those who hurt you. Not because they deserve it, but because you do. Forgiveness is acceptance, and to accept your pain requires you to understand how the experience is related to you and understanding allows for choice.
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Hey 28 year old, there are other things that work that could make you happy
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Hey 28 year old, baby is coming? This will change your and your relationship! And your past - your childhood will come to haunt you! Get rid of your childhood and your partners childhood issues. Yes, they still matter. Get professional help if necessary!
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Hey 28 year old, Not everyone is your friend. Not everyone is your enemy.
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Hey 28 year old, learn how to meditate
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Hey 28 year old, spend a year doing a working holiday, this will be one of the last years you can do one
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Hey 28 year old, take a break, take a breath and think "will this matter in a week". Don't sweat the small stuff
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