As you get older you start to realise there is so much that life has taught us along the way.

Although I like to think that rather than having regrets, I had learning experiences that made me who I am today, there were definitely things I would do differently. Hindsight is a wonderful thing eh!

The first thing that comes to mind however, is how I felt after having my first baby nearly 8 years ago. I know babies don’t come with a manual of instructions so I went for the next best thing (or so I thought!) and devoured parenting books like they were going out of fashion! I was looking for the answers, which I now realise don’t exist. So I would tell myself to just follow my hear and believe in my own instincts of what is the right thing to do (and don’t listen too much to anyone else’s opinion!).

So, if you could revisit your younger self, what would you say to them?

Would it be to work harder at school, save more (this is one for me as I don’t have much of a pension), believe in yourself, remember to live life to the full, be a bit braver (this is me too!) or just simply wear your hair however you want?

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  1. […] Thank you to all the entrants of the fabulous “What would you tell your younger self?” giveaway. […]

  2. Robert Stirk says:

    Kids will make your life a joy, frustrate you at times, but ultimately bring a lot of joy. Don’t leave it too late to have them

  3. Anne Dalzell says:

    Don’t worry so much and don’t put off having kids, they’re not that scary! xx

  4. Elizabeth Haggerty says:

    be yourself and don’t try to be someone else

  5. Cat Culmer says:

    Don’t waste 6 years on THAT man.

  6. anita george says:

    do what makes you happy as long as your not hurting anyone else ,and stop rushing enjoy your youth will be gone before you know it

  7. Ana Barker says:

    it will be ok… smile

  8. take a different career path

  9. Karen says:

    Listen to good advice, decide what you want out of life, and strive for what you want. Don’t let anyone put you off and ignore your self-doubts. Whether you believe you can or believe you can’t you will be right.

  10. maz watson says:

    Do what you want, be more confident and live life to the maximum.

  11. Sandra Clarke says:

    Make the most of every day, don’t waste your life.

  12. Felicity Kelly says:

    Don’t do things your not comfortable with to fit in with others

  13. Lindy says:

    Enjoy every day.

  14. Sarah R says:

    I would tell my 14yr old self not to start smoking…it is NOT cool

  15. teresa sheldon says:

    live for the day

  16. katie skeoch says:

    Make choices that are best for you and not the people around you – it’s your life so go ahead and live it

  17. Clair Nicola says:

    Don’t be afraid to be different

  18. gemma clark says:

    Don’t worry so much what people think of you!

  19. K. Alman says:

    live life to its fullest – don’t wish time away – only young once

  20. Be more adventurous, you only live once

  21. Laura Caraher says:

    Be yourself and stop worrying about hat other people think of you

  22. Mel says:

    To study harder for my exams

  23. Mark Rayner says:

    Don’t waste money.

  24. Jo Glasspool says:

    Stay away from the bad boy!!!

  25. joanna burns says:

    don’t fast forward, don’t rewind, stay in the moment and just be kind

  26. Prerna Gupta says:

    listen to your parents!

  27. Linda Streater says:

    Never turn down a good opportunity

  28. I would say,dont be so hasty to leave home at 16 when I did, stay for a few more years ( it’s cheaper ) and work hard and save hard, for when I finally do!

  29. Steph Meakin says:

    Enjoy school and study hard!!!

  30. Alisa Moore says:

    Work hard play hard

  31. Stuart Cooper says:

    Never say no. Go for it!

  32. Barbara Handley says:

    I should talk to as many members of my family as possible and write down their memories before they are lost for ever.

  33. Christine Bray says:

    Speak less & listen more

  34. Sarah says:

    I’d say: Well done for not caring what people think about you, but try and make more friends damn it!

  35. antonia richardson says:

    stay in school or you will end up with nothing

  36. Jill Donaldson says:

    Enjoy life more and stop worring about things you carn’t change Oh and stay away from some men xx

  37. Laura Pyper says:

    Everyone is diffrent so dont worry about what others think and say!

  38. Susan Carruthers says:

    Always appreciate your older relatives and talk to them while you have the chance, they won’t be with you forever.

  39. JACQUELINE ROBERTS says:

    Study hard work hard and save your money.

  40. sairz eastham says:

    Enjoy yourself, you’ll never see most of those people again!

  41. Deborah J says:

    live life to the full

  42. Sam Furniss says:

    I would tell myself to never be afraid to take a risk and look after your teeth!

  43. sarah burton says:

    Don’t put other people’s happiness above your own

  44. julie perry says:

    Try harder at school to get better qualifications

  45. Lynne Rea says:

    Smoking’s not clever and it’s not cool, don’t start

  46. KENNETH JACKSON says:

    don’t worry about what others think, do your best

  47. Kirsty Mills says:

    Love yourself x

  48. Sarah Lewis says:

    Make the most of every day.

  49. Gillian Hale says:

    make every day count

  50. Florence Cross says:

    I would tell myself not to worry about what others think, to find your own path and stick to it.

  51. Alastair Crombie says:

    Take the opportunity to move abroad while you are young enough.

  52. Sam B says:

    Don’t worry so much about what you think other people think!

  53. Carly Ann says:

    Don’t get your belly button pierced!!!!

  54. Tina L-D says:

    Not to go for the first house!

  55. emma thackery says:

    everything does get better.

  56. Bernadette Willis says:

    Be more confident and always enjoy life

  57. Valerie Rush says:

    Live you life too the full before you get too old

  58. gaynor robertson says:

    just be yourself

  59. Sarah KNIGHTLEY says:

    I would tell myself to have more confidence.

  60. RichardJ says:

    Don’t worry, it gets worse!

  61. George Worboys Wright says:

    Decide what you want to do sooner & get on with it!

  62. Carroll Marsh says:

    LIFE is what happens while Your’e Busy making other Plans!Enjoy every single day!!

  63. Mr James Holyland says:

    Remember everything that you have learnt and don’t do anything that you have already done

  64. Carrie Talbot-Ashby says:

    I would love to go back
    and give myself courage,
    and hope for a future that scared me,
    I had a horrible time,
    from around the age of 9,
    felt like a horrible curse had ensnared me.
    My dad took my brother,
    and left our happy home,
    I felt unwanted, unloved and alone,
    My mum was deathly ill,
    and I had to quit school too,
    I lost all my friends,
    oh, I was so so blue.
    But If I could go back,
    and give myself a hug,
    and tell the me in the past,
    “You will be SO loved!”
    This crap won’t last forever,
    the good times will come,
    you’re getting all the horrors,
    out the way while you’re young!
    But your husband will adore you,
    and make you feel so good,
    every single minute!
    the way a loved one should,
    you’ll have four beautiful children,
    who will love you to bits,
    so keep carrying on Carrie,
    despite life being the pits,
    You can do this, I know it,
    so find your strength girl,
    because one day in the future,
    You will be someones whole world. <3

  65. Louise A says:

    my younger self was bullied badly as a teenager and I would say to her that it ends and her life will end up being better than her bullies

  66. Karis says:

    Try to get out more.

  67. annie h says:

    Use every day as though it was your last. No is not an answer.

  68. Jenny Thompson says:

    I think you’re the same as me.
    We’ll see things they’ll never see.

  69. Joanne Bowles says:

    Be yourself and don’t worry what others think, life’s too short!

  70. You will get over your depression

  71. Joanne Bowles says:

    Be yourself, life’s too short.

  72. Laura Vitty says:

    Study abroad for a year!

  73. Jane Middleton says:

    Trust your instincts and go out and do things you want to do

  74. Kristy Brown says:

    It wasn’t your fault, the sooner you get the help to leave the burden in the past the better you will feel, and they won;t have won

  75. Lynsie Lynn says:

    Don’t waste time worrying about what people think of you, it’s a total waste of energy.

    And don’t regret a thing as you would either had a fantastic time, or learn from the mistakes you have made!

    And last but not least…. Don’t worry about tomorrow, it can’t be controlled, think about the here and now

  76. joshua coman says:

    There will be some really really tough times, but always remember that overcoming the hard times makes you stronger and more able to fight another day.

  77. Susan Hoggett says:

    as my dad would say life is what you make it.( this is true)

  78. Joanne Blunt says:

    Stop and smell the roses because life goes way too fast

  79. Stress less and save more!

  80. Herbert Appleby says:

    be a master of one discipline not just average at many

  81. Lindy Hine says:

    I’d say “one day you’ll have children of your own and you’ll find yourself saying exactly the things your mother says to you!”

  82. Leanne Nash says:

    Enjoy your school days, follow your heart and live for your dreams. Oh and your mother listens to all of your phonecalls – beware!! lol

  83. Michelle Rennie says:

    Good luck everyone x

  84. Kat Allinson says:

    Don’t let the little things drag you down, worry a little less and enjoy life a little more!

  85. claire little says:

    don’t worry what others think

  86. sam fernley says:

    Don’t give up the art!

  87. pam lawrence says:

    Don’t let bullies get to you – tell on them, and keep telling, and don’t let the teachers and headmasters pretend it doesn’t happen in their school.

  88. Emma Harris says:

    Apply yourself at school more, don’t take life too seriously, and ignore all the naysayers

  89. Deborah Bird says:

    Go travelling while you have no responsibilities.

  90. Gill Mitchell says:

    Hang on in there, there is a fantastic husband and kids coming your way 😀

  91. Vikki D says:

    To appreciate everything you have

  92. kirsty szekeres says:

    STUDY NOW PLENTY OF TIME FOR BOYS LATER!

  93. sarah gray says:

    When someone offers you a house for a ridiculous price, don’t worry that you are too young and miss the chance!!

  94. antonia richardson says:

    Stay on at school

  95. Victoria N says:

    Don’t spend money on things you can’t afford just to cheer yourself up!

  96. Anneka Hulse says:

    work hard at school it will pay off

  97. Kim Newsome says:

    Do NOT take out a credit card

  98. ann clements says:

    Do what you want to do not what others want

  99. Wendy Tolhurst says:

    I would tell myself that my parents were right and their nagging was only because they loved me and cared for me!

  100. Naomi Buchan says:

    Don’t be in such a hurry to grow up xxx

  101. Lisa Wilkinson says:

    I was always so intense and everything had to be the best ever. I’d tell myself to chill out! 🙂

  102. David Winter says:

    i’d tell my younger self to buy shares in apple, google and yahoo

  103. Alison clark says:

    Don’t give 100% of yourself to someone that won’t give 10% of himself to you.

  104. Leigh Larkin says:

    Never under estimate the value of true friendships

  105. Laura Cooper says:

    Appreciate the freedom you have as a teenager.

  106. Sarah Archibald says:

    Don’t let those bullies get to you, believe it or not they will come running back when you turn into a self employed artist and they want your work on their walls.. yes.. seriously!

  107. Diane Wood says:

    stay away from the burgers, the booze and the boys – none of them are any good for you

  108. Dale Stapleton says:

    I would say ‘stick to your dreams, regardless of the risks’.
    Take the risks before life gets too complicated.

  109. Emma Louisa Ryan says:

    I would tell myself to relish in the time i spend with people who sadly were taken before I had a chance to appreciate them more. I would tell myself that growing up on a mountain may seem boring as a child but when you become an adult, it seemed magical and you miss it, you miss everything about it. I would tell myself to not worry about my sister being mean to me forever, that she will come around….at the tender age of 24 😉 Most of all i would tell myself that although some things were incredibly difficult, they all lead to a wonderful place and a very wonderful person who becomes the biggest presence in my life and my favourite person in the world 🙂

  110. Clare S says:

    Work harder at school and men aren’t worth the hassle

  111. John Lynch says:

    don’t be such a di*k

  112. Have courage. Sometimes you are right.

  113. Kevin Docherty says:

    However you’re feeling now, things really do get better

  114. Hannah Smith says:

    I would say don’t worry about what other people think, it really doesn’t matter!

    @smeethsaysfashn on twitter

  115. Ian Yates says:

    Do it all again – but do it better.

  116. Karen Lloyd says:

    Believe in yourself.

  117. Alison says:

    Be more confident and dare to take a chance

  118. Amanda Johnson says:

    I would tell myself never to turn down a photo because of how I look or how I feel because as time slips away those little time pieces that capture all those precious little moments will mean the world to me and you will just wish you had more.

  119. Helen Bylett says:

    Education is key, spend your youth working hard to make the money that you can enjoy later on in life stress free!

  120. Helen Bylett says:

    Education is key, spend your youth working hard so you can enjoy the later years stress free!

  121. Mark Palmer says:

    take your time and don’t worry

  122. Russ Greeno says:

    Don’t take that job as a cleaner, you’ll end up doing it for another 15 years

  123. Fern says:

    believe in yourself, you do know what your doing

  124. sara owen says:

    i would say stick in at school

  125. Be more relaxed and not worry what others think of you – be who YOU want to be

  126. Gemma Chantler says:

    Be careful with your gymnastics and stop when you get hurt or you will end up with knackered joints!

  127. Marrian says:

    I would tell myself to stop worrying about everything and relax a bit.

  128. Emma Davies says:

    Don’t take yourself too seriously xx

  129. Paul Brear says:

    exercise and take part in sport. IT stands you in good stead. Health is the most important thing in life

  130. Penny Ford says:

    Buy Apple shares

  131. sarah says:

    Dont be so trusting.

  132. Maria Jane Knight says:

    That guy you thought was “the one”….he isnt…..but that amazing guy will turn up when you are 18 🙂

  133. Allan Fullarton says:

    Save money and buy a house as soon as you can!

  134. Adam says:

    Trust people more

  135. kim neville says:

    Try and save some money each month for the future and don’t get in debt

  136. Carl says:

    Be more confident

  137. Annette says:

    You will always feel wonderful in a new relationship. That doesn’t mean he is the one that you should spend your life with. Give it two years, and then decide on a permanent relationship.

  138. Megan Davies says:

    you should probably go doctors about that

  139. Angela Williams says:

    always treat other people like you would like to be treated yourself

  140. Paul Killackey says:

    Don’t be afraid to speak out about anything, as tomorrow it may be to late.

  141. Natalie Miller says:

    Don’t worry, be happy, life is too short and ‘Cross that bridge when you get to it’! 🙂

  142. Anita Gambles says:

    You are a good person who doesn’t deserve what will happen to you. Don’t blame yourself, don’t hurt yourself and learn to love yourself.

  143. kay S says:

    worry less and take more leaps of faith.

  144. Lucy Higgins says:

    Don’t worry so much about what you look like or what you can and can’t eat, enjoy life, good friends, family time, good food and just be yourself as that’s enough 🙂

  145. sarah alexander says:

    It could be worse

  146. carol boffey says:

    tell yourself you are special and never let people put you down

  147. Michelle Wild says:

    The only one stopping you is you!

  148. Rachel B says:

    don’t worry about the little things.

  149. sarah mills says:

    don’t start smoking

  150. Claire Nelson says:

    Learn Spanish whilst your brain is still capable to remembering things easily as it will come in very handy later in life!

  151. Michael Scoates says:

    I’d tell myself not to smoke that first cigarette because the kiss afterwards wouldn’t be worth it.

  152. Vicky Hodge says:

    Be who you aspire to be and not what you think everyone wants you to be. Always stand by the saying: for those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

  153. Bethan Palmer says:

    Focus more in school – the grades you get will effect the rest of your life.

  154. matthew colburn says:

    stay out of trouble 🙂

  155. George A Pow says:

    Face the world with your Eyes Open.

  156. Alexandra Smith says:

    Find a way to enjoy practicing the trumpet when you’re at uni – you have loads of potential & now is the time to really do something about it while you have the chance!

  157. Joanna Smith says:

    You’re not fat! Continue to think u are and you will end up being fat!

  158. clare d says:

    to not spend time on people who arent worth it!

  159. Melanie Edjourian says:

    to have more confidence in myself

  160. Denise Jones says:

    Don’t pluck your eyebrows!!!

  161. kimberley grant says:

    Work hard and follow your dreams

  162. lindsey g says:

    I would say you can have any career you dream of there are no limits

  163. Gul says:

    do what your heart says not what others want you do

  164. Penny Ford says:

    Don’t take to heart what other people say. Everyone is different and there isn’t just one way to live your life.

  165. Katherine Coldicott says:

    Choose a career that you will love & don’t just go for the ones that pay well.

  166. lisa says:

    Don’t let what others think about you rule your life, who cares, they are just people to!

  167. Kayleigh says:

    Go to school and work hard

  168. Edward Hughes says:

    Get a career not a job. Find a partner who shares your values and dreams. Have more sex. And a family.

  169. Ruth Davies says:

    You are stronger than you think, Bad things do happen to good people that is the hard knocks of life!

  170. Jeremy Hards says:

    Start saving now, even if it is very little. By the time you realise the importance of saving it will be too late

  171. Kerry Locke says:

    Have Stronger faith in your choices – study harder and choose the local job rather than the London Dream

  172. Elizabeth Williams says:

    Believe in yourself and you are stronger than you think.

  173. Gul says:

    Follow your heart others advice is not always better for you

  174. Avs says:

    Don’t sweat the small stuff

  175. Geoff Hibbert says:

    Do not under any circumstances start smoking – if you do it will cost you as much as a house in money and at least twenty years off your life.

  176. Margaret guest says:

    It your choice don’t let anyone influence you it its a bad choice you made it nobody else toblam

  177. sherri fordham says:

    To listen to my parents

  178. Vicki A Smith says:

    Look after yourself and eat well

  179. Angie Pickering says:

    Just do it ! The things you regret are not the things you do but the things you don’t do !

  180. helen w says:

    don’t be a sheep follow your instinct and be true to yourself

  181. Phillip Roseman says:

    Love life and live it to the full

  182. Heather Knotts says:

    Don’t try to please everyone – they’ll like you better if you don’t give a damn what they think of you anyway!

  183. debbie jackson says:

    Follow your heart and try things new, be more assertive.

  184. David Price says:

    Don’t worry about what other people will think about you

  185. alice lightning says:

    I would say stop worrying about what people think and just do what you want to do lifes too short

  186. Niaomi Murrain says:

    I’d say not to be afraid.

  187. Lucy Porter says:

    Do what you want to do, not what you think other people want you to do.

  188. SUSAN L HALL says:

    I would tell my younger self – listen to your mum and make the most of her she will not always be there and when she is gone you realise how wise her words are.

  189. joy dehany says:

    Listen to yourself. Say no.

  190. Bernadette Blundell says:

    have more fun lifes to short not too

  191. Nadine says:

    have fun everyday

  192. Joanna Brady says:

    Listen to your mother

  193. Caroline Howard says:

    Trust your own instincts and don’t follow the crowd

  194. keep good friends close

  195. Jackie Chapman says:

    I would say don’t be so conservative, show off your curves and wear what you like because one day you won’t be able too! 🙂

  196. Kerry Lethbridge says:

    Don’t sweat the small stuff

  197. ian Blunt says:

    Have believe in yourself and open your eyes

  198. cathie west says:

    Dont look out the window!!!

  199. kelly says:

    Don’t worry so much what other think!

  200. Gwyn Sharps says:

    When you find him, keep him.

  201. Jon Payne says:

    don’t waste time

  202. shell says:

    Study hard at school

  203. Lyndsey Beckford says:

    worry less about what other people think and be more confident in your abilities.

  204. Toni glenn says:

    Don’t get into debt!

  205. Jill fairbank says:

    I think it would be to appreciate every living day esp time with your loved ones as they are not always going to be on this life with you

  206. Tracy Alder-Ashwin says:

    Travel the world while you can, don’t worry about money and settling down it will happen.

  207. tina edwards says:

    live life to the full

  208. Felicity Williams says:

    Do not worry about what other people think of you, stay positive and love yourself 😀

  209. Pauline Burroughs says:

    Never forget your family x

  210. Claire Long says:

    Don’t let him go, you’ll regret it, you may be having a tough time but stop pushing him away.

  211. spent every moment you can with your daddy

  212. olivia Kirby says:

    To stop hanging around with the bad boys

  213. Claire Petley says:

    turns out your can have children once you meet the right person, and you meet him and have 3 beautiful boys

  214. christine westlake says:

    love life to the full
    love family
    love friends
    live life with no regrets

  215. Filipa Pereira says:

    Don’t worry so much.

  216. Sheri Darby says:

    Be more confident – trust in yourself and just do it

  217. Charlotte Hood says:

    Say yes to every opportunity you get!

  218. Hayley Cunningham says:

    study at college what YOU want not what others want u to do

  219. Hang in there, it gets better: It’s worth it all.

  220. Nicola Holland says:

    ALways treat others as you would like them to treat you!

  221. Emily Knight says:

    Avoid getting into even the smallest amount of debt, or you’ll risk it growing over time!

  222. Kayleigh gay says:

    Being grow up isn’t half as fun as growing up 🙂

  223. Tracy Buck says:

    Believe in yourself – you can do it if only you give yourself the chance

  224. Ann Robinson says:

    Don’t be afraid to try new things, i rarely regret what i have done but do regret what i haven’t

  225. Kim Lam says:

    Live life to the full and don’t forget to tell your parents how much you love them

  226. Jackie Allum says:

    Not much apart from lose the weight while you’re young as it’s a nightmare when you’re older. Oh and go for your dreams as you will regret them when you get older.

  227. joanne says:

    Keep smiling and Live life to the full with no regrets 🙂 x

  228. carl jones says:

    NO MATTER WHAT ELSE YOU DO MAKE SURE YOU USE A CONDOM WHEN YOU MEET SOPHIE

  229. Claire Conniff says:

    He wasnt worth it!!

  230. Laura Whittle says:

    If you EVER have to second guess a decision you’re about to make then don’t do it – you’ll just regret it.

  231. Lauren Pilkington says:

    lifes too short, take up opportunities when they arise and dont let anyone get in your way

  232. Vivienne Wilkes says:

    Live everyday as your last and don’t fixate on what other people think!

  233. kristin burdsall says:

    Your worth more than that. Dont settle for second best

  234. Zoe Bryan says:

    Listen to your heart your head dosn’t always know the right thing

  235. carly byham says:

    never change a thing, everything you’ve done is making you the person you are now 🙂

  236. Louise L says:

    Don’t trust everyone, but the ones you can trust keep close.

  237. Diana says:

    Enjoy your life now 🙂

  238. Steven Montgomery says:

    Buy a house earlier 🙂

  239. Milly Y says:

    Save some money – you’re gonna need it!

  240. Jennifer Ball says:

    Follow what is important to you – not other people’s expectations!

  241. Keshia Esgate says:

    Save your money!

  242. Rob says:

    Rob at the age of sixteen, go to sixth form college and get a-levels

  243. chris paddock says:

    Take all advice from yr parents and use it

  244. dawn thompson says:

    Only do things that make you happy

  245. ELISHA says:

    If you start something make sure you finish it, no one likes half a job Jim!

  246. Robby Price says:

    Study and work hard and the rewards will come

  247. Katie Walker says:

    Live your life for you rather than trying to meet other peoples expectations. That is advice I need to take now as well !

  248. elaine stokes says:

    mum was right, LISTEN TO HER

  249. Victoria Savill says:

    Don’t worry, it will all work out!

  250. Michael Clarke says:

    Don’t waste your money on cars and fast women

  251. Emma says:

    Don’t constantly worry about what others think of your looks, intelligence, popularity etc. Be who you are, not what you think others want you to be.

  252. jessica newman says:

    follow your dreams and dont worry what others think

  253. Lorna Cox says:

    Study harder, don’t give up, you can do anything you want to do, believe in yourself.

  254. Wendy B says:

    travell the world b4 settling down

  255. Lauren Old says:

    I would say don’t worry yourself about applying for university and get on and find other oppurtunities like apprenticeships as soon as you leave college

  256. Maureen Quinnell says:

    go see a bit of the world before you get tied down in bills

  257. Jade says:

    Revise for exams

  258. kay S says:

    Don’t hesitate to take a leap of faith and positively embrace both the ups and downs of life.

  259. Suzie says:

    Love yourself for you who you are and don’t worry what others think. Your worlds your oyster. Enjoy it

  260. Zoe Roxby says:

    Listen in school and go to college

  261. Adam Curson says:

    You might not like it but work harder in school. There’s time for girls and parties after you’ve studied. If not you’ll be stuck in a dead end job and wishing you’d listened to this advice!!!!

  262. gemma raines says:

    don’t assume your parents will be around forever treasure every second and every smile and every tear

  263. Samantha Rummens says:

    enjoy every moment

  264. ColinJ says:

    When your parents warn you about getting clots in your legs – LISTEN! (I didn’t listen, did get the clots, and almost died!)

  265. Ken Brown says:

    Exercise more! Eat less!-but I never listen to myself anyway.

  266. Steve Miles says:

    Don’t take setbacks to heart

  267. Gwen says:

    Be More Positive

  268. Sally says:

    Don`t let people push you around.

  269. Lee says:

    Have more ambition

  270. Mike says:

    Work harder at school

  271. gareth bennett says:

    Don’t eat all those pies! it will come back to haunt you!

  272. Madeline Connolly says:

    enjoy life and worry about silly things

  273. Angela Paull says:

    Trust your instincts and concentrate on your strengths 🙂

  274. Robert Dittrich says:

    Save and invest as much as you can as young as you can1

  275. Rachel Edney says:

    Don’t be too eager to settle down – have a bit of fun first

  276. Sarah Bates says:

    Be more confident!

  277. Don’t be afraid to follow your heart

  278. Sue Harrison says:

    Enjoy every moment of your children growing up.. time goes so fast!

  279. Vicky Edwards says:

    Get a pension and save some money!

  280. Susan Gray says:

    Stop trying to get everything perfect first time. You will make mistakes and you will learn from them, your just creating more stress for yourself

  281. Charlotte Carter-Dunn says:

    Admitting your parents are right isn’t always a bad thing!!

  282. Sharon L Johnson says:

    listen to your thoughts and dont marry him, hes a wrong en!!

  283. Chris Fletcher says:

    Relax and enjoy the moment! Don’t worry and just enjoy life

  284. Andrew Halliwell says:

    Don’t shoplift…

  285. Nikki Hayes says:

    Don’t get a credit card – ever 😀

  286. tracey baker says:

    Listen to your Mother

  287. Kirsty Woods says:

    I would say don’t smoke

  288. Natalie White says:

    Follow your heart at university, not what everyone else says you SHOULD be doing!

  289. Lisa says:

    You’re not here for a long time….make sure its a good time!

  290. MANDY DOHERTY says:

    I’d tell my younger self to love myself more and to cut loose those people who are supposed to be friends but only drag you down

  291. Sharon L Johnson says:

    listen to your dad, dont marry him hes not the one for you!!

  292. Jenny Harper says:

    Remove “can’t” from your vocabulary. You only get one life so be and do whatever it is that makes you happy!

  293. jalila djelassi says:

    do better at school , i left with no gcse`s and am currently retaking them

  294. vicky cockett says:

    stay strong and dont let anyone put you down, you might be made to feel like you are less than nothing but one day you will be somebodies everything – keep moving on, your fairy tale ending will find you eventually x

  295. denise jenkins says:

    Move away from the the security of your family and go away to University, Its a great way to untie the apron strings!!

  296. Paul Aislabie says:

    Don’t be afraid to work for youself

  297. Lucy Chester says:

    Live a little, try out new experiences, travel and enjoy life

  298. Gwen Maynard says:

    Never let any man control what you do.

  299. Mary Wilson says:

    Every day smile that you are alive and reach for the stars

  300. Kat Lucas says:

    Travel more when you are younger

  301. Julie Davies says:

    Don’t get stuck in a dead end job

  302. Paula Phillips says:

    To not worry so much about things and to be more confident.

  303. Sarah S says:

    Look after your teeth!

  304. Sarah says:

    Don’t take life too seriously, treasure the memories and look forward to creating more in the future

  305. Vicky Hawkins says:

    Mum really does know best!

  306. rebecca elaine pawsey says:

    Your mum is always right.

  307. Annaloa Hilmarsdottir says:

    Become a solicitor, they make buckets of money.

  308. Blake Ahearne says:

    listen to your Mum

  309. EMMA WALTERS says:

    laugh & smile more

  310. Breanne says:

    Don’t let negative people and bullies bring you down

  311. jess mcguire says:

    Don’t take life too seriously!

  312. tracey thompson says:

    if you’ve not got the cash to buy something, you cant afford it

  313. leanne weir says:

    Have no regrets

  314. KIM CORKE says:

    Think carefully before diving in head first and remember once you have made a decision it sometimes can’t be reversed, you cannot go back in time to correct your mistakes.

  315. LEE HARDY says:

    I would tell myself to go for it everyday.

  316. Christine Wilkinson says:

    Never ever trust what a man says, only what he does!

  317. Scott Fallon says:

    Take your chances

  318. Kayleigh Main says:

    No matter how bad things get, there is always light at the end of the tunnel. Nothing is ever as bad as it seems.

    Also, make the most of your family, the older you get the more you will realise how much they mean to you.

  319. Wendy Smith says:

    Live for today, tomorrow will take care of itself

  320. Susan Smith says:

    Follow your head not your heart

  321. Linda Hill says:

    Follow that dream before it is too late!

  322. Alison Johnson says:

    Not all technology be,ongs to your brother. Learn more, study harder & relax more.

  323. Elizabeth Ferguson says:

    Don’t let anyone walk all you .. you deserve better.

  324. Rebecca Taylor says:

    Enjoy every single moment of your childhood, soak it up and thrive in it, the time will come when you need to worry about stuff but childhood is not that time.

  325. Alice Smith says:

    I would tell myself to listen to my mum more…she actually knew what she was talking about (not that i would ever tell her that Haha)

  326. Jo Booth says:

    Don’t worry about what other people are saying / thinking, just follow your heart 🙂

  327. michelle dootson says:

    dont settle down so young.enjoy your younger years first,have fun and travel

  328. esther james says:

    Appreciate everyday with your mum

  329. Cathy Glynn says:

    Live for today and don’t have any regrets x

  330. Martin Leyland says:

    Don’t listen to the negative people. Your life will be more extraordinary, than either you or they could guess

  331. Michele Esson smith says:

    Always work hard at what you love, that’s the difference between a job and a career you love. Take advantage of all the education you can and listen to older people as that will be you one day. Try to live each day being the best person you can be and you can’t go far wrong.

  332. Trudi Walsh says:

    Go to College….. you can achieve that goal!

  333. Michael Campbell says:

    Take more chances. You regret the things you don’t do more than the things you do

  334. Kat Glynn says:

    Try hard at school and explain how important this is in later life x

  335. shirley anne adams says:

    nothing in life is guaranteed so make the most of everything and everyone in your life and always try to be the best you can be 🙂

  336. Allan Wilson says:

    Follow your dream and don’t give in to peer pressure

  337. Suzanne Cooke says:

    I would tell her not to take her new phone in the bath, poor wet phone

  338. Nia Dunn says:

    Be yourself, be proud of who you are, and never let anyone bring you down!

  339. Nikki Brown says:

    Dont overthink it just do it

  340. Mary Fuller says:

    Slow down and don’t be in such a hurry to grow up … it’s not reversible 🙂

  341. Sarah Dearnley says:

    Don’t hesitate – forget university and just go travel!

  342. Ben Houghton says:

    To always go for your goals!!!

  343. Bob Clark says:

    Calm down and take it steady – there’s always tomorrow

  344. Genna St Michael says:

    To my younger self: you are not invincible – don’t start smoking, don’t drink too much and don’t eat all the wrong things. They’re all hard habits to shake off so don’t start, it’s simple!!

  345. ema j lowe says:

    to do better at school, not to mess around so much

  346. marilyn winstone says:

    live every day as if it was your last

  347. amanda davis says:

    when you split up from your ex of of 10 years do not go on a massive self-destructive spending spree save your money because in the future you meet some new and have 3 amazing children and you could move to somewhere much better and bigger than been stuck where you are now

  348. richard hill says:

    i would say do not ever put any weight on stay healthy

  349. shelley stevenson says:

    Not to take the path i did at 17/18 .ive learned my lesson lol… 🙂

  350. EJ Dunn says:

    Stop bleaching your hair. My hair is so thin now 🙁

  351. donna l jones says:

    my parents were right

  352. Lacemaker says:

    Work harder and don’t be so trusting

  353. jenny reynolds says:

    carried on to further education to have more confidence in myself

  354. Emma says:

    I was too nice – I wish I learnt earlier that you don’t have to remain polite to people who make you feel uncomfortable.

  355. Rachel Bustin says:

    I would go to university and study Forensic Science which Is whatt I should have done x

  356. Pam Gregory says:

    Learn from your mistakes, don’t dwell on them

  357. JO says:

    Always believe in yourself, don’t listen to others, make up your own mind and run with it. You’ll never regret a thing!!

  358. Helen Rowles says:

    Treat others as you would like to be treated.

  359. Amanda Beamish says:

    Learn to forgive and forget.

  360. David Smith says:

    Don’t marry the South African!…

  361. Tracey F says:

    Buy baby clothes in pink, as you are going to have a GIRL!!

  362. Susan Trubey says:

    Hey there young self

  363. dorothy cavender says:

    take it easy! Take it in youe stride!

  364. Susan Kempson says:

    Work harder at school and then you can follow your dreams!

  365. ANN NESBITT says:

    LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT SO GO FOR IT!

  366. katy maclachlan says:

    stop wasting time worrying about what other people think, mistakes can be wonderful and love lots

  367. Briony F says:

    I was a baby book addict with my first too! Complete nonsense aren’t they! My advice for my younger self would be to save my money. Keep that job and DO NOT wear that trouser-skirt! Ever.

  368. Ben Chan says:

    Don’t make that first bet on that roulette.

  369. lyn Burgess says:

    Treasure every day you spend with your mom while you can, she won’t be here long

  370. Kim says:

    I would tell myself to enjoy every day and to have fun.

  371. Being a parent can be tough, so get lots of sleep etc before hand!!! x

  372. Carolin says:

    Don’t rush growing up, you have more than enough time to be an adult later on in life.

  373. wendy drake says:

    Believe in yourself and go for your dreams

  374. ann clements says:

    do not be put off by what other people say

  375. mark says:

    If you keep doing that she’ll get pregnant, now go down the pub.

  376. Kerry Brown says:

    dont go for the first option all the time! or take the better option when it comes along 🙂

  377. Go with your instincts. You know yourself the best and know what you want from life

  378. Angela says:

    pick something and do it, you never know where that choice will take you!

  379. michaela atkins says:

    dont marry ur 1st husband he is a pratt

  380. Helen Gilbert says:

    Be who you are…. No one is better than you

  381. Deborah B says:

    Don’t sweat the small stuff

  382. YOLANDA DAVIS says:

    Do better at school, don’t drink and don’t smoke!!

  383. tony machin says:

    make sure that you study harder is what i would say

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  385. I’d tell my younger self to get on with it not just plan & that she should really enjoy those months of sailing and not give home a second thought… All will be fine.

  386. Kara says:

    I would tell myself to follow my dreams

  387. Paul Wilson says:

    Have more self-confidence.

  388. George Spedding says:

    Life is like a roller coaster, ups and downs, just hold on and laugh

  389. Tarbs Gill says:

    Buy your first house asap while they are £30,000..

  390. lisa says:

    Say yes to the date with the silly guy….its the best decision you ever made

  391. Fiona M says:

    i would say ….. don’t run in high heels while drunk

  392. Lisa Bailey says:

    Go with the flow all over again – it’s worked so far and I wouldn’t change a thing; good or bad 🙂

  393. Julie Howarth says:

    You definately made the choice of husband

  394. Kelly Martin says:

    Whatever other people say is about them not you, you are good enough exactly as you are, you are talented and worthy of abundance and joy in your life.

  395. paul ballard says:

    Look in the mirror that’s a face of a stress free life, now take a mental picture for when you get older, so I can remember what it looks like.

  396. Louise Whittaker says:

    Definitely save as much as you can, you never know when you’ll need it!

  397. leanne abel says:

    Go for that bigger house and you’ll make more money

  398. Joanne Benham says:

    Dump him he’s an idiot, go to uni and become a doctor!!

  399. Katrina McEvoy says:

    Never give up and always believe in yourself even when the hardest of events happen. Remember to always be nice to everyone even when they don’t treat you the same because that’s how you’ll be remembered

  400. becky says:

    I’d never have to tell myself to have had more fun, or to be more daring… I wish I could tell myself to put a little bit of money away for a rainy day however!

  401. Sylvia Gill says:

    Hug the Radiators and avoid the Freezers !

  402. Sylvia Gill says:

    Don’t worry what others think about you (or in-fact just DON’T WORRY!)… love yourself, and treat everyone as you would like to be treated, but try to stay away from the Freezers and hug the Raidiators

  403. SARAH WILLIAMS says:

    Stay on at school and do your A-levels, then go to university and study to be a vet

  404. gemma clark says:

    Enjoy time with your family when you can

  405. gareth says:

    When I look at my children it is like looking in a mirror, so polish it regularly and they will see thier future.

  406. Becca Staples says:

    Never take family for granted, you don’t know when things will come to an end x

  407. PJS says:

    You have been given all the tools you will ever need. For pity’s sake, use them.

  408. judy kennedy says:

    Learn to play a musical instrument & another language

  409. GEORGE ROBERTSON says:

    I would tell myself on wedding day to remember to mention my wife in my wedding speech!

  410. Anita says:

    Believe in yourself more – your opinion matters.

  411. Emma Fox says:

    Revise for exams – even the subjects you hate.

  412. Irene GILMOUR says:

    dont rush life enjoy ever day

  413. Sandra martin says:

    Do not trust people who act like friends, get to know them first and don’t lend or borrow money. Be yourself and if people don’t like it thats their problem!

  414. Lillian Fisher says:

    Put yourself first more and don’t waste money!

  415. Rebecca Evans says:

    make time to enjoy time with family…don’t rush everything…it is OK to slow it all down.

  416. Jane wilson says:

    Don’t give in to peer pressure. If you do not want to do something don’t be pressurised

  417. dan says:

    never stop appreciating those you love, because they won’t be there forever.

  418. michelle banks says:

    take time to enjoy life and dont rush it, it all goes too quickly x

  419. Natalie McDermott says:

    What’s meant for you won’t go past you

  420. Neill Johnstone says:

    Get a haircut! @garywasabi

  421. Emma Ellams says:

    Make the most of every opportunity that comes your way, you don’t know unless you try.

  422. Lara Davis says:

    Live life to the full as life is too short to waste time on people who don’t matter

  423. Emma Willis says:

    I would tell myself not to worry about what others think of me! And focus more on school work!

  424. kendo999 says:

    Bet you will never know that time will go so fast?, I bet you will never know a memory would last? Will they be wrapped in all the crazies, of be part of life`s hazies? Learn life, understand your wife, dont be daft on silly bids, however insure you can always look after and protect your kids

  425. Luke Drower says:

    Fail to prepare, prepare to fail.

  426. Chris Elston says:

    It is better to regret doing something that regret not doing it

  427. martin long says:

    I’d say to just get over it. Stop being so bloody stupid jeeezus x

  428. Steve M says:

    Sit up straight or you’ll get a bad back!

  429. Aimee L says:

    Say ‘yes’ a little more and just go for it!! 🙂

  430. carla maloney says:

    DONT WORRY! BE HAPPY X

  431. jayne hall says:

    stay on in education

  432. Andy W says:

    Don’t be afraid to say how you feel.

  433. Becky Shorting says:

    try harder at school, it really doesnt matter who your friends are or what they are doing. When school is over most of them you will never see again

  434. Ryan Daniels says:

    Remember that each breath could be your last and enjoy what you have.

  435. Dorothy Hurst says:

    Get on the property ladder

  436. Pauline Wilson says:

    I’d say be confident in yourself and who you are, and you can do whatever you set your mind to – don’t give up

  437. Hannah Bee Griffin says:

    dON’T MARRY THE FIRST GUY YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH HE IS NO GOOD!!!

  438. Roger Stanley says:

    If at first you don’t suceed try try again

  439. Jamie Radford says:

    If I could talk to my younger self I would remind them to build a time machine…thus meaning I could travel back from the future and pass this message on again.

  440. Kim Styles says:

    Your parents DO know better

  441. Be comfortable with who you are cos the nasty comments are not worth listening too.

  442. Scott Webster says:

    Travel………………..then worry about getting that job!

  443. Julia Plant says:

    Be more confident!

  444. Tara Clover says:

    Keep up the diet!

  445. Emma Ellison says:

    Don’t worry about what others think about you or the way you dress or wear your hair, the ones who matter will love you no matter what <3

  446. hayley Green says:

    Stand up for yourself!

  447. Stephanie Whitehouse says:

    Just be a bit more frivolous

  448. Rachel Harris says:

    Don’t worry about what anyone thinks about you, you can’t please everyone. If people don’t like you for who you are then it’s their loss.

  449. laura stewart says:

    keep your eyes open and trust no one

  450. Greig spencer says:

    try harder at school

  451. tough situations will never be as bad as what you build them up to be in your head

  452. Kathryn Hill says:

    Believe in yourself!

  453. Paul Witney says:

    Stand up for what you want, and don’t get carried along with what everyone else is doing and what you think people expect you to do.

  454. Dawn F says:

    Don’t give up because there is happiness ahead.

  455. angela sandhu says:

    relax! Dont take life so seriously

  456. Helen Stratton says:

    Stand up for yourself and your own way will work out just fine.

  457. Jen Dixon says:

    Oh that’s a toughie! I try to not have regrets as all the decisions I’ve made in the past have led me to where I am now. However I would tell my teenaged self to live for the moment and not to worry to much about the future, enjoy the carefree time!

  458. Hayley Morgan says:

    Say yes more often, you have no idea where it can take you

  459. Silversize Mse says:

    I would tell myself to always do what suited me and no-one else.

  460. Julie Tift says:

    Go everywhere, do everything and don’t hold back, everyone is human and we all make mistakes – so make a few. Then pick your husband very carefully.

  461. MichelleD says:

    Be more confident!

  462. Amy says:

    Never refuse an invitation (within the boundaries of common sense! – you never know who you might meet or what it might lead to.

  463. Emily Clark says:

    You only live once – so never hesitate.

  464. Scott Fallon says:

    don’t say no to that girl you liked

  465. Joan says:

    You can do it, really you can and will.

  466. Louise says:

    Always be yourself, be happy with who and what you are and don’t change for anyone x

  467. Becky says:

    Talk talk talk to your grandparents and all your older relatives, they have a treasure trove of family stories to share …don’t leave it too late

  468. Joanne Mapp says:

    Don’t take life so seriously. Lighten up, have fun and follow your dreams

  469. Tina Holmes says:

    Dream big, think big

  470. Soo Moon says:

    Be confident, smile and be happy

  471. Laura Howard says:

    Be more confident

  472. lynn lewer says:

    Try harder at school

  473. sarah pearce says:

    dont do it,trust your instinct and leave!!!

  474. Samantha Bowler says:

    Enjoy being really carefree, my worries when I was younger were minor compared with what life throws at you when you become an adult!

  475. Amanda Graham says:

    Enjoy uni more!

  476. Kirsty Partridge says:

    Don’t drown your sorrows, it only makes it a million times worse

  477. Lauren Hamilton says:

    Dont be stupid becuase when you grow up you will really regret it, i wish i had of studied at school instead of just messed around, if only you could see into the future when you are younger to see how your actions would affect you x

  478. Darren says:

    Not to worry so much

  479. vicki hennie says:

    look after yourself and stay healthy

  480. pm liu says:

    think before I do something

  481. Jason Bringans says:

    Something I read once, and I still think it tells it like it is.

    Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what your stood for – YOU

  482. Phil Darling says:

    Don’t talk to Julie at the Party at no.72

  483. Natalie Grace says:

    Be kinder to yourself, and don’t let others get you down

  484. Tracy C says:

    There are lots of things I’d like to tell a younger me but long and short of it is that you are stronger than you think, you will make it through anything life throws at you so try not to worry so much.

  485. Samantha Wheeler says:

    Don’t worry so much.
    Everything works out OK!

  486. Louise Comb says:

    Do what you want to do, when you want to do it – unless there’s a very very good reason not to.

  487. k dunn says:

    don’t worry so much! feel the fear and do it anyway!

  488. Lea Mavin says:

    Don’t waste time on negative people in your life. Just because they’re the most popular girl in school or he’s ‘a good catch’ they’ll only stifle your dreams. Be true to yourself.

  489. Neil Firth says:

    Spend more time working

  490. Michelle Ferguson says:

    Go to university

  491. Andrea Fletcher says:

    Study hard and laugh lots.

  492. Ann Skamarauskas says:

    don’t sell the Notting Hill flat

  493. laura jayne bates says:

    remember your parents have been there done that and listen to them

  494. Hilda Hazel Wright says:

    Let go of inhibitions, they hold you back for no reason! Love your body, its beautiful and the best its ever going to be!

  495. Danielle Graves says:

    like love and trust yourself, don’t ever let anyone hold you back x

  496. Tara Smith says:

    Look after Number One and don’t worry what others think

  497. cecelia Allen says:

    Have fun whie you are still young but be responsible for your own actions and take every opportunity that comes along

  498. Bhavesh Mistry says:

    take a chill pill!

  499. tony machin says:

    I would say study harder to my younger self

  500. jennifer thorpe says:

    I would say, save as much money as you possibly can

  501. Paul says:

    I’d tell my younger self to get out a bit more.

  502. Joanne Baldwin says:

    I’d say “you are not actually fat so stop stressing”

  503. Rosalind Sargent says:

    I would say to my younger self to enjoy life and have loads of fun because Life be shorter than expected

  504. Jo Bryan says:

    You are perfect just as you are.

  505. justine meyer says:

    Treat each day as if it were your last

  506. LYNNE COLLINS says:

    Believe in yourself-be brave-you are unique!!

  507. Mrs SW Lee says:

    Enjoy life, travel the world, stay up late … When you are older and settled opportunities are few and far between!

  508. andrew says:

    Be Strong and Grab every opportunity that life throws at you with both hand.

  509. abigail edkins says:

    stick up for yourself more often

  510. Haley Redshaw says:

    Don’t smoke that first cigarette

  511. Angela Wilcox says:

    Worry less and save more

  512. Abigail Cullen says:

    Take each day as it comes and don’t take things for granted.

  513. Justine Hughes says:

    Don’t be in such a rush to grow up.

  514. emma hunt says:

    I’d say work hard and save save save! 🙂

  515. Nicola Bishop says:

    I’d say, make the most of the older people in your life, enjoy them, listen to their stories, spend time with them as they won’t be around forever. You’ll miss them when they are gone.

  516. Caroline Clarke says:

    Be yourself. Don’t pretend to be someone or something you’re not or you’ll attract the wrong people who will expect you to be the person you pretended to be.

  517. Rachel Roach says:

    dont worry, everything will be ok eventually!

  518. Tracey Belcher says:

    Love the Life you Live and Live the Life you Love

  519. Julie Booth says:

    not to be so tactless and to think before I speak

  520. Lorraine Tinsley says:

    Don’t hook up with that guy on holiday, don’t start smoking, save more money, invest in Apple and Microsoft and don’t mess up your A levels!!!

  521. Emma Birley says:

    Learn how to drive!! Because you will hate having to get the bus with loud children after a very long day at work!

  522. Kate Loader says:

    Don’t worry about things so much, as you’ll get worse as you get older, and save your money.

  523. Christopher Millward says:

    start saving sooner than I did!

  524. Obadah Fahmy says:

    Focus more. Be less distracted.

  525. Victoria says:

    eat healthier! 😀

  526. Dee Dmonte says:

    Never smoke, wear comfortable shoes and marry the man you meet when your 40, not the one before! 🙂

  527. Amanda Hart says:

    Travel, travel, travel……enjoy every day like its your last day xx

  528. Emma Fox says:

    Eat and drink less

  529. Angela Bates says:

    Don’t get too hung up on men, you’ll forget most of them.

  530. julie laing says:

    Take better car of yourself

  531. Lyla H says:

    I would say put that cigarette out before you get hooked

  532. Mary Chez says:

    Be more confident…believe in yourself

  533. CJ says:

    Don’t get a perm!

  534. Charlie Wand says:

    It gets better so don’t worry about everything.

  535. william craig rutherford says:

    dont smoke or do drugs

  536. Heather Simpson says:

    Don’t marry him 🙂

  537. Catherine McAlinden says:

    Your Mum won’t be here forever. Cherish her now.

  538. Louise Asekokhai says:

    Buy a house while you are working full time and prices are still reasonable

  539. Kay Broomfield says:

    Don’t sweat the small stuff.

  540. David Sweet says:

    Carpe diem or sieze the day as the former was too short.

  541. Lynne Durkin says:

    Don’t stress and take your time x

  542. Jo Wakefield says:

    Keep your head up through the good and the bad it will all be ok in the end

  543. Karen Scammell says:

    Don’t be scared

  544. Mark Barlow says:

    Be true to yourself, and live every moment to it’s upmost best!

  545. phil swan says:

    Enjoy cars before you get kids as you end up with Volvos!!!

  546. Nicky Benton says:

    To get on the housing ladder when you have the chance

  547. Lisa Everaert says:

    Learn to listen to yourself rather than others.

  548. joan gray says:

    dont look back, look forward

  549. sian hallewell says:

    Don’t be an idiot and get married at 18!

  550. jen english says:

    Save, save, save!

  551. Lynda Jones says:

    Don’t waste time enjoy yourself as you an never go back

  552. Lynda Jones says:

    Do not waste time enjoy what you do at all time, you can never to back

  553. Amy PJ says:

    Don’t eat all that chocolate!

  554. Valerie Falconer says:

    Youth IS wonderful. After school and /or University, one should have twenty years off, then work for the rest of one’s life. Er, maybe.

  555. hannonle says:

    Don’t be afraid to ask for help.

  556. jennifer bolognesi says:

    Learn to play a musical instrument & learn a language

  557. Rachael G says:

    Stop worrying about what other people think about you.

  558. Mia Vine says:

    stay in school, try for uni, you have a brain in your head use it

  559. Fiona K says:

    I would say go to Uni and get a degree so as to enable you to emigrate to Australia

  560. Jennifer Toal says:

    I would tell myslf to live life to the full and not rush into things when you have all the time in the world

  561. Georgina Allen says:

    Choose the career paths that you want and go for something in life that YOU want to do, something that you have a passion for… Not what anyone else wants or influences you to do.

  562. Angela Millar says:

    Smoking is not cool and yes you do smell and it will take a huge amount of will power to give it up spend your money wisely maybe on wine?

  563. Alana Walker says:

    Don’t have your braces taken off early and continue to study Spanish at college.x

  564. LittleBeastie says:

    Relax and learn to laugh at yourself.

  565. FARIDAH BROOKER says:

    Wear more daring clothes while you still have the figure!

  566. sue seaman says:

    life is too young for regrets keep moving on and enjoy every minute

  567. sue hodges says:

    don’t be afraid to try something new

  568. sarah brooker says:

    You will have the last laugh!

  569. Andrea Williams says:

    Don’t worry what other people think

  570. Naomi Howells says:

    Choose your career wisely.

  571. Rob Griffiths says:

    DONT start smoking

  572. Mrs Ann Bolton says:

    Be patient, nothing is worth stressing over

  573. Anthony Harrington says:

    Don’t worry over the little things. The time goes far too quick.

  574. Sally Semple says:

    be with positive people

  575. Lynsey Buchanan says:

    Study hard and get a good job

  576. Selina Jefferies says:

    Get saving for a deposit – stop mucking about!

  577. Stephanie Lear says:

    Hey younger self just chill, it all works out in the end!

  578. Are you sure you want to do that?

  579. barbara daniels says:

    don’t worry what people think of you

  580. glenn hutton says:

    Go traveling around the world…

  581. Pamela Gossage says:

    Appreciate what you have got at the time

  582. Nichola mackay says:

    Follow your own path, you don’t have to always do what others want you to do.

  583. jodie crossley says:

    dont be afraid to be yourself

  584. Kelly Wheelhouse says:

    focus more in school

  585. Andrew Petrie says:

    You’ve a lot to learn. Firstly be very careful who you trust.

  586. lynn mitchell says:

    live love laugh every day

  587. elaine dale says:

    keep up your driving

  588. jayne hall says:

    stay on in eduaction and make something of yourself
    dont marry the men you did
    stay away from online dating

  589. Not to get so caught up in being ‘popular’ and not being liked by other people! I’d tell myself to be true to myself and enjoy life with the friends and family you have around you!

  590. Angel says:

    I would probably say ‘grow up!’

  591. Graham Ross says:

    What will be ,will be

  592. Mirjana says:

    Believe in yourself. You are great. You are smart. You are beautiful.

  593. Belinda Matthews says:

    Trust more and be open to people

  594. Jay says:

    Don’t give up, and find a way.

  595. Laura Anne Farnworth says:

    Stop worrying – it will all be okay x

  596. Amanda Brett says:

    That no matter what happen’s,and what you have to go through,everything will be ok!

  597. Mary Heald says:

    Think before opening my mouth

  598. Allison sullivan says:

    i would tell my younger me dont go for second best .

  599. kayleigh Bates says:

    You’ll get over him

  600. gemma nisbet says:

    don’t worry about too much, everything works itself out

  601. Michele Elton says:

    I would tell myself to appreciate every single day and not to take anything for granted – tomorrow belongs to nobody!

  602. dont take life too seriously what will be will be

  603. Kevin Honey says:

    For goodness sake, ask her out!

  604. Maggie Ali says:

    live your life and don’t be afraid to have fun

  605. Grant R says:

    Go to University!

  606. Simon Tinsley says:

    Get your nan to change the will.

  607. Sandra Lane says:

    Forget about that idiot (mentioning no names) you wasted 5 years of your life on and find someone kind and funny who will love you regardless.

  608. Julie Ward says:

    Get a better education and don’t start smoking

  609. Jessica cook says:

    Don’t dwell on the past, do what u feel is right and really go for it x

  610. Claire Hull says:

    Don’t do anything that you might regret later

  611. Andrea Edge says:

    I would say Dont smoke, listen to your mum shes always right and start the exercising straight after having your baby as you dont want to end up piling on the weight like me

  612. Michelle Banks says:

    dont wish your life away! it goes fast enough as it is!

  613. Eva Vida says:

    Be happy and appreciative.

  614. Darren McNally says:

    Try harder and don’t give up so easily

  615. Pauline Simpson says:

    Treat people the way you expect to be treated!!

  616. Emma says:

    Don’t smoke and you are not big boned and destined to be fat if you stop eating junk!

  617. Andy Kadir-Buxton says:

    Don’t do what you will regret later.

  618. CHRISTINE SZLOBODNIK says:

    TO NOT EXPERIMENT WITH DRUGS.

  619. Sam Williams says:

    Make sure what you’re working for is something you really want

  620. Keri Jones says:

    Wear a dress or a skirt every now and again, they suit you 🙂 x

  621. Christopher Packer says:

    Don`t worry what others think of you, be yourself more and follow your gut feelings

  622. kerri Ann davis says:

    I would say grab all the opportunities that come my way & dont worry about the what if’s xx

  623. iain maciver says:

    to save more and budget

  624. Do what you want to do not what you think you should do

  625. clair downham says:

    never give up on something you want

  626. ANNETTE SONNET says:

    Don’t leave your roller blades on the middle of the stairs at age 12 and then decide to get a drink in the middle of the night. 🙁 ouch! (Broken snapped collarbone)

    Age, 18-21 enjoy life you look great! Remember! You’re never as young or as slim as you are now! 😉

  627. Ian Barnes says:

    Take a chance… it may work

  628. Dee Blythe says:

    Dont worry what other people think about you, its your life live it like you want to and enjoy every minute!

  629. S Edwards says:

    Dont be so weak!

  630. karen hill says:

    Don’t smoke , is something i wished i had listened to

  631. Corinne Peat says:

    Don’t take anyone or anything for granted.

  632. Phil M says:

    Make decisions, rather than drift into habits. The positivity is yours. Habits can keep the negativity.

  633. KIRSTY THOMPSON says:

    listen to all your mum tells you, since having children of my own i now appreciate why my mum was always on at me, she only wanted the best for me.

  634. LAURA says:

    “Hey Laura – get off that pill and get starting a family!”

  635. William Gould says:

    Don’t start smoking, and save at least 10% of your wages. Then you could retire at 60 instead of 66!!!!

  636. kellyjo walters says:

    well done, you done a fab job

  637. Leanne Lunn says:

    Study harder at school and stay on to further education.

  638. Don’t take life too seriously and enjoy yourself!

  639. Stephanie Coals says:

    Do what makes you happy – whether people agree with it or not

  640. Mo Ade says:

    Don’t give work more time than it deserves, no one ever wishes they spent more time at work at the end of their life. 🙂

  641. Kerry L says:

    I’d tell myself to have more confidence; being the geek WILL work out for you in the future and you will not always be that “freckle faced frog”…(nor ever were)

  642. Appreciate everything you have

  643. Shea W says:

    You’re a force of nature, and for some silly reason, at some point down the line you are going to be ashamed of that. DON’T. Be proud of your spirit, it’s going to take you on the most amazing journey of your life!

  644. Amanda Walsh says:

    Your 16, it isnt love, hes just a boy, much better things are around the corner 🙂

  645. laura banks says:

    don’t ever start smoking as you will never get round to quitting

  646. tamalyn roberts says:

    dont start smoking!

  647. Ashleigh Allan says:

    Don’t worry so much!

  648. Claire says:

    I would tell myself that I don’t need other peoples validation. I am OK.

    It took me too long to realise that. Now I have, life is a lot simpler! 🙂

  649. Zoey P says:

    Don’t worry about things you cannot change, not worth loosing sleep

  650. Leanne V Mckenna says:

    I would say when you are thinking you will never find the one, don’t worry, it will happen!

  651. Paul H says:

    Travel the world and see all that you can

  652. Rachael Lines says:

    Write this down and never lose it

    12, 13, 14, 29, 35, 1 and 7 – Enjoy ^^

  653. Jayne T says:

    Try harder at school and do your homework.

  654. Kate Rampersad says:

    I would say – don’t get fulled to easily, if it is too good to be true dont go there…

  655. Liam Bishop says:

    Go and get some better education while you can!

  656. Mandy Waller says:

    I would tell myself life is for living and to have more fun

  657. Elizabeth (Liz) Briggs says:

    I would say to my younger self – Enjoy every moment, don’t worry about what (you think) others think of you, don’t rush into being too grown up too soon, You are not fat!

  658. LUCY BISHOP says:

    I’d tell myself to lose weight in my teens instead of being miserable and waiting until my late twenties. I’m almost 6 st lighter than I was last year, and I feel so much better x

  659. Enjoy your youth and try not to worry!

  660. Never look back with regret, our past makes us who we are today.

  661. Don’t waste time worrying, it gets you no where and changes nothing!

  662. Laura says:

    I think I would tell myself not to stress so much and that everything is going to be alright in the end

    Laura x

  663. Tracey Peach says:

    I would say to my younger self don’t worry about the people who try & put you down. You are worth much more xxx

  664. Joanna Krakowiak says:

    There are so many things I’d like to say to my younger self… if only I knew when what I know now! I’d tell myself to stop worrying about my looks and appearance – when I look at old photos of myself as a teenager, I realise how young and pretty I actually was!

  665. Dawn says:

    Be brave, be bold and not to worry about those people who are out to knock you down

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