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Imagine if you had a golden opportunity to talk to your eighteen year-old self.
Really picture this younger you. Think back to who you were in high school — what you wore, who you were friends with, who you thought you were, what place you felt you had in the world. The more details you can summon, the better. You are sitting across from this young person at a diner, and they’re all ears. For twenty minutes.
What would you say? What advice would you give? And knowing how this person thinks, how would you say it?
If I only had time to drill him with a few important points, here’s what I’d try to get across to my younger self: