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  • Writer's pictureGabriela Barclay

What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

Have you ever paused to reflect on the incredible journey that has brought you to where you are today? 

As we navigate the twists and turns of life, it's easy to get caught up in the forward momentum without taking a moment to look back. 

But what if you could sit down with your younger self and share all the wisdom and insights gained along the way? 

In this letter to your younger self, let's dive into the power of self-reflection, lessons learned, embracing change, and looking ahead with gratitude. 

Join me on this adventure as we celebrate our uniqueness, courage, self-trust, and awesomeness together!


As we take a moment to pause and look back at the path we've travelled, it becomes clear that every twist and turn has shaped us into who we are today. 

Each experience, whether joyful or challenging, has contributed to our growth and resilience.

Reflecting on the journey so far allows us to appreciate how far we've come and recognize the strength within us.

There were times of uncertainty when we doubted ourselves, but through perseverance and courage, we found our way.

Embracing change was not always easy, but it taught us valuable lessons about adaptability and resilience. 

Looking back with gratitude for the challenges we overcome reminds us of our inner awesomeness.

The highs and lows have all played a part in sculpting our unique story, filled with moments of self-discovery and milestones achieved. 

Today, as we reflect on the journey, let's honour the past while looking ahead with renewed determination to embrace what lies ahead.


If I could whisper advice to my younger self, I would say: be kind to yourself, love every part of yourself, stand in your power, trust in your abilities, and don't be afraid to take risks. 

Embrace the journey of learning and self-discovery with an open heart and mind. 

Remember that mistakes are okay; they will shape you into a stronger version of yourself.

Don't compare your progress to others; everyone's path is unique.

 Stay true to your values and beliefs, even when faced with challenges or doubts.

Cherish the moments of joy and celebrate every small victory along the way.

Above all, have faith in your resilience and capacity for growth. The road ahead may be uncertain but believe in yourself and embrace change with courage and grace.

Listening to your intuition is important, as it often holds the answers you seek. 

Every lesson learned adds another layer to our story, and we should embrace them all with an open heart and a curious mind, for they shape us into the person we are meant to be.


Embracing change and growth is about stepping into a new chapter of life filled with endless possibilities and opportunities. 

It takes great courage to leave the familiar behind and embrace the unknown, but true transformation happens in moments of discomfort. 

Challenges are opportunities to learn, adapt, and grow into a better version of ourselves. 

Instead of resisting change, let's lean into it with an open heart and mind.

Remember that change is inevitable, so embrace the uncertainty with curiosity and excitement. 

Allow yourself to evolve, expand, and discover the uncharted territories within you.

Trust in your journey and believe in your ability to overcome any obstacle that comes your way. 

Embracing change isn't just about adapting; it's about embracing your uniqueness, courage, self-trust, and awesomeness.


As we approach the unknown future, let us reflect on the path we've already taken with gratitude. Every step has brought us closer to who we are meant to be. 

Despite the uncertainty that lies ahead, we can face it with courage and self-trust by embracing gratitude as our compass.

We can grow from every challenge and learn resilience from every setback.

Each new day brings a fresh opportunity to embrace life with our unique awesomeness.

With gratitude as our anchor, we can remain present and motivated to create a brighter tomorrow.

So, let's look ahead with open hearts and grateful souls, ready to seize each moment with unwavering positivity and grace.


Dear Younger Self,

As I write this letter, I'm filled with emotions and memories. I wish to reach back through time and share my wisdom with you. 

Remember that each step you take moulds you into the resilient person you are today. 

Embrace your quirks and imperfections; they make you shine brightly amidst a sea of conformity. 

Trust your intuition and inner strength; they will guide you through life's challenges.

Change is inevitable; embracing it with open arms leads to unimaginable opportunities. 

Remember, growth often comes from discomfort.

Don't be afraid of it; instead, use it to discover your true potential and uncover hidden facets of your being.

Looking ahead with gratitude means acknowledging your past struggles and failures as stepping stones towards personal evolution. 

You are resilient and courageous, and your strength knows no bounds. 

Tap into it when faced with challenges that seem impossible to overcome.

This letter is a testament to the beauty of unapologetically embracing every facet of yourself. 

You are unique, courageous, and awesome in every way. Remember, you are enough just as you are.

With love,

Your Older Self


Life is a journey that has its share of ups and downs. 

Embracing our past selves and looking back on the path that has led us to the present moment can help us appreciate how far we've come. 

Every experience, setback, and triumph has helped shape us into who we are today. 

So, we should honour our younger selves by acknowledging their strengths, learning from their mistakes, and celebrating their growth.

Moving forward, we must be kind to ourselves and embrace all aspects of who we are, including the good, the bad, and everything in between. 

We should believe in ourselves, see our magnificence, and celebrate our awesomeness.

Our journey is unique and full of growth, change, and gratitude opportunities.

As we continue this beautiful journey, we should never forget to cherish each moment.

Embrace your past selves, for they are your present selves's foundation.


Remember, you were amazing, you are amazing, and you will always be!

Much love and light,


Take a journey back in time and discover your inner wisdom.

Are you ready to reflect and grow?

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