If you could send a message back in time to yourself, what would you say? What age would you choose for your younger self to receive it? Is there one area of advice you would focus on? 
This is a site where people do post letters to their younger selves.

On the eve of my 54th birthday, I look at my eighteen year old self and think of what I would say:
"Dear girl ... you are going to have to be very strong, as the road ahead holds many challenges. Try to remain focused on what is important in your life and not waste energy on people who matter little (think men.) Know your gifts and use them wisely (as you do have many gifts!) Your parents are just people - flawed and good ... just let them figure things out for themselves, as you are not responsible for their well-being nor do you have the ability to effect change in others. 
Ensure you have adequate winter sunlight .... drink lots of water. Love yourself dearly ..."

Thinking of this makes me consider what my older (and hopefully wiser) self of 75 would write .... hmm .... interesting.
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