If I Could Go Back in My Life

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If I could go back in my life and do some things differently, this is what I would do:
I would not waste so many hours in front of the television set.
I would get out and enjoy my own life, rather than watching actors in shows.
I would be a little more considerate of other people.
I would realize that my mother has more to do than pick up after me.
I would pay more attention in school.
Tests are easier when you have paid attention, rather than fooling around in class.
I would save more money rather than spend it on useless things.
I would read more.
Reading is enjoyable, and it opens the doors into all kinds of wonderful places both real and imagined.
I would learn to play an instrument.
Music is always appreciated if it is played well.
I would eat better foods.
I would try to stay healthy through my diet and exercise.
I would take more pictures, and I would keep a journal.
Memories are very precious.
I would take the time to listen to what people have to say.
People appreciate a good listener.
I would take the time to enjoy each day as it comes.
Sometimes, I am so busy looking forward to what is coming up that I don’t take the time to enjoy the day that I am living in.
That’s what I would do if I could go back in my life.
In fact, I think I’ll just make a habit of doing all of those things all through my life.
I think I would like to live to be 100.

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considerate:

careful not to inconvenience, upset or harm others.
ᅳopposite inconsiderate
synonyms: thoughtful, concerned, mindful, heedful, helpful

-He was always kind and considerate.
it is considerate of somebody (to do something)
-It was very considerate of you to let us know you were going to
be late.
considerate towards
-As a motorist, I try to be considerate towards cyclists.
-He is always considerate of others
ᅳconsiderately adverb
Another Source
thoughtful of the wishes, needs, or feelings of others:
-Your children are always very considerate towards old people.

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 pick up after somebody

phrasal verb
to tidy things that someone else has left untidy
-I’m tired of picking up after you!

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 rather than:

instead of
-I think you’d call it a lecture rather than a talk.
Rather than go straight on to university why not get some work
experience first?
-Bryson decided to quit rather than accept the new rules.

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instrument

▶MUSIC◀
an object used for producing music, such as a piano or violin
ᅳsynonym musical instrument

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keep a journal
journal
a written record that you make of the things that happen to you
each day
ᅳsynonym diary
-He decided to keep a journal.

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appreciate:

to recognize and enjoy the good qualities or worth of:

-She doesn’t appreciate good friend.
-His abilities were not appreciated in his job.
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