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What I Wish I Knew At Age 36

Here's everything everyone wish they knew at the age of 36. 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 36 year old, You have plenty of time before 40. Spend your money for traveling. Go out with your friends and try new things, don't just dine and wine all the time. Explore the your city, meet new people
Hey 36 year old, If your parents are still alive: all your mother. She loves you and she worries. And read the first sentence again. Don’t get worked up, but they won’t be here forever.
Hey 36 year old, When you have kids and they say funny/cute things, either write them in a notebook or a note app on your phone. And share the app "note" with your sig other so they can add to it and refer back to it, as well. Eventually share it with your kids too
Hey 36 year old, Be present with your kids. They will grow up quickly and the only way to slow it down is to be there and involved with them. They'll still grow up fast but it slows it a bit.
Hey 36 year old, it's not too late to start to learn a new instrument. Also a good time to go for a run/swim/cycle, start eating better, and drink more water.
Hey 36 year old, stop comparing yourself to others because life will only get better. This book explains some of what you are going through "The Happiness Curve" by Jonathan Rauch.
Hey 36 year old, Don't let games and distractions interfere with relationships, go for it don't be scared