My high school reunion is coming up on Saturday. It doesn’t matter what year, and no, I don’t have to say my age. I graduated from a small, rural high school in the south. With the reunion fast approaching, I started thinking about high school and growing up in general. As you grow, you change (hopefully). At this point, high school seems like several lifetimes ago. I wouldn’t recognize that girl from way back when that just wanted to get her diploma and get out of the fish bowl of a tiny town for life in the wild blue yonder. I wouldn’t recognize her at all – she was so naive, so insecure, so impressionable, and so clueless. I decided to make a list of some of the things that I wish my 17 year old self would have known. Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda….
12. You have almost no answers right now, you may think you do, but you don’t. You will though. You will figure it out. You will find what works for you. You will be happy. You will! Life is good and it will be good. You so have this!