A young friend of mine recently graduated from college.
The family of the graduate has invited us all to sign a lovely book for her.
The question we’ve been asked to answer in the book is:
What do you wish you knew, when you were 22?
I’ve been thinking, and thinking… and finally I got an idea:
I’ll share not just my ideas – but invite yours as well!
(All you have to do is reply here , and let me know what you wish you knew when you were 22. I’ll copy and paste and print our collective wisdom for my friend : )
What do I wish I knew when I was 22?
I wish I knew that we could look for loopholes.
I used to take it as law, when an authority figure said “no.”
But now, I realize that’s not true!
A no can always become a yes. It depends on how much I’m willing to push for my yes.
For me, it’s also depended on the kind of support I get.
One example is from about a decade ago, when I first developed the tendon disorder that I still live with, and lost the ability to walk. Continue reading “What do you wish you knew when you were 22?”