There are plenty of moments in our lives when we’re faced with an opportunity to do or say something differently, whether it be reacting differently to someone or stopping that particularly nasty habit. It’s a huge regret when we don’t take such chances, but it’s also a lesson to learn.
We should always listen to our inner voice because there’s a good chance it knows what’s best for us. Even though it pains us, reflecting on our past mistakes and missed opportunities helps us become better people.
A Redditor recently reached out to the r/Askreddit community with an intriguing question: “You meet your 13-year-old self, but you can only tell them three words. What do you say and why?” The thread quickly went viral as people started sharing what they would've told their younger selves.
The words of wisdom might help these youngsters change their paths for the better, or at least let them know that they aren’t alone in their struggles. We’ve gathered some of the most thought-provoking responses down below.
After reading them, be sure to share this post with all of your friends and family who might benefit from reading these words of wisdom too.