If I Knew Then What I Know Now

fortune teller.jpegIf I knew then, what I know now, I would have never given up when I received my first school rejection.
If I knew then what I know now, I would have sent out 10 more query letters when the magazine editor who turned down my story idea told me I was a good writer but he was still passing on my pitch.
If I knew then what I know now, I would have auditioned for more shows and not been discouraged even if I didn’t get the part.
If I knew then what I know now, I would have said no a whole lot more when the wrong job opportunities came my way.
If I knew then what I know now, I would have learned how to use final cut pro, design my own websites and optimize SEO.
If I knew then what I know now, I would have continued working out and following my Weight Watchers diet plan even after I reached my goal weight.
If I knew then what I know now, I would have called my grandparents more and told them how much I loved them.
If I knew then what I know now, I would have told my daughter “no” when when she wanted to bring a new kitten with psychotic tendencies into our house.
If I knew then what I know now, I would have followed my heart from the beginning and not been afraid to truly do what I love.
If I knew then what I know now, I would have stood up to bullies, mean bosses and toxic co-workers.
If I knew then what I know now, I would have told my kids that they’re always in my thoughts, even when I’m busy writing on the computer.
If I knew then what I know now, I would make a pact to shut down the computer and spend quality time with my family.
Now that’s something I can do now.
Now it’s your turn – what do you wish you knew?