7 Life Lessons I Realized in Middle Age

Simple advice that I wish I knew in my 20s

Samantha Kemp-Jackson
Life, Unvarnished.
Published in
8 min readApr 28, 2022

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Dreams of time travel

As a woman of a certain age, it’s easy to look back over my life and think about the mistakes that I’ve made. Decades of trial and error, achievements and disappointments have coloured my perspectives on a range of real-life experiences. The reality is that the…

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Samantha Kemp-Jackson
Life, Unvarnished.

Writer, Media Commentator and overall opinionated individual. I live in the past A. Lot. Follow me on Substack: LivingInThePast.Substack.Com