In celebration of International Women’s Day, some of our favourite women in media have shared adorable throwback photos, alongside advice the they’d give themselves at that age.
Whether you’re in need of some guidance, inspo, or just a laugh, there’s something for everyone!
Take a look:
(Bonus points if you recognise who is pictured before their name is revealed…)
You’re not always going to feel shy. You won’t always be frightened to open your mouth when you walk into a room full of people. You will find your voice. And you will eventually go to a hairdresser who will give you a proper haircut. Your mum will stop cutting your hair – Jessica Rowe
I’ve learnt that perfection doesn’t exist, but I’ve had so many great adventures striving for it. There will be many ups and downs. Just like a roller coaster – hang on and, most importantly, enjoy the ride! Hot tip: Don’t over-pluck your eyebrows, and just know that somehow you eventually grow into those teeth.. – Dannii Minogue
Hello honey Lindy! always be kind, be weird and be honest. Curiosity and creativity are your little friends so keep them with you all the time. Make sure you keep mum’s entire wardrobe, especially her jeans! – Linda Marigliano
Stay rude babe – Jan Fran
Don’t give that gold heart to a cute boy who won’t take care of it. Find someone who loves and supports all of you, your fire, your passion, your strength, your ambitious. Anyone less will just get in the way – Jamila Rizvi
You’re allowed to be intense and don’t apologise for it or hide it. Intense, curious, righteous girls are the best thing ever, they are what the world needs. – Sarah Wilson
I promise you, your hard work will pay off, you just believe in yourself. You CAN do it, you WILL do it – Kate Williams
Never ever give up! You got this! Give your mum a big hug and kiss – Elle Ferguson
Everything you need is already inside of you – Sarah Grynberg
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