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If I Could Go Back To Age 20...

On Facebook, a high school classmate recently asked,
If you could turn back the clocks to when we were 20, what would you do differently?? I guess I pretty much suck as these kinds of questions, because I have a Zen belief in "Your Path" including ups and downs ... that there's no such thing as "having arrived" and no one is exempt from regrets and mistakes.

But focusing on those mistakes only robs us of the happiness we can otherwise enjoy.

Nonetheless, if I could go back to age 20 and have a do-over, I'd...


Slow downCriticize less and smile moreSpend more time sitting on the sofa with my children, watching funny TV showsHug my wife more oftenIgnore pop cultureWork hard but always leave on timeAsk my parents to tell me all about their grandparentsDiscover my love of cooking earlierStart surfing at age 20 (I waited until I was 40 to start)Get into bodybuilding earlier (didn't do that until late 30's)Love the unlovelyGet out of the independent, fundame…