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Older women reveal what they wish they knew when they were younger

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(Picture: Sanctuary/YouTube)

Seventy per cent of British women feel under pressure to be the “perfect woman”, according to a survey by Sanctuary.

Pressure to be the "perfect mother, the perfect wife, the perfect friend. Pressure to be successful, to be a boss, a leader".

To combat this, the spa has released a video featuring older women urging the younger generation to "relax, breathe and let go" every once in a while and revealing the things they wish they'd spent more time doing when they were younger.

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I’d give myself time to indulge in the things I now understand are the most important.

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What I wouldn’t give to extend those goodnight kisses, instead of moaning about having to get up early in the morning.

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What I wouldn’t give for an extra second of cuddling my babies before they became too big to hold.

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What I wouldn’t give for five more minutes on the dance floor while my legs were still strong enough to hold me.

Watch the whole video below:



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