Words of Wisdom What I wish someone had told me about getting older

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When I turned 40, I began to reflect on what I’ve learned over the years and what I’ve accomplished along the way. I’ve stepped out of my comfort zone -- moving to Arkansas with only what I could pack into my car -- and I’ve made time to enjoy life. But, there were a few things I would have done differently if I had someone to give me a little guidance.

I’m not the only one who feels this way. A few of my friends shared with me what they wish someone had told them about getting older. Maybe they would have done a few things differently as well.

- Venita Jenkins

Multimedia Project | MEJO 712 Spring 2017

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You're happier and less stressed

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You care less about what other people think

More mature relationships

More stable friendships

What do you wish someone had told you?

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