Anupama writes a letter to her 18-years old daughter. Read what she has to say.
If you ever traveled back in time, what would you tell your younger self?
I wish I can meet you today….
If I meet you today, I would tell you, “You don’t have to be thinner, taller or fairer to be prettier.”
You are beautiful just the way you are.
If I meet you today, I would tell you, “Things are not bleak as you make yourself to believe”
Remember, if it hurts more than it makes you happy, let it go, for it is not love.
If I meet you today, I would tell you, “Believe in yourself, your abilities and silence those inner demons.”
If you have come this far, you can go even farther than what you think is possible; i’ts only in the mind that there are limits.
If I meet you today, I would tell you, “Let go of the toxic people in your life.”
Let them go, nothing about them is worth stressing over, especially what they bring about, be it bitterness or strife.
If I meet you today, I would tell you, “Don’t bother if everyone jeers at you, pities you and speaks nastily of you.”
Even though the whole world might seem against you, there would always be someone who wholeheartedly loves you.
If I meet you today, I would tell you, “You don’t have to prove anything to anyone.”
For you will soon move on and their opinions, well, like the winds of yesterday, in no time they would be gone.
If I meet you today, I would tell you, “Be selfish, be loving and be kind to yourself.”
No matter who lets you down, you would always have someone to count on and that would be you.
And, if I meet you, my 20-year-old self, today, I would tell you, “Take that first step, don’t doubt yourself, not today nor ever.”
For miracles are just around the corner!
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