First time experiences offer priceless memories, which often shape the person you are and guide you through life. Reflection of these situations allows us to improve our behaviours in the future, and affords us the opportunity to share with others for mutual benefit.
Often these memories can inspire us at times of low mood, or where our life takes an intersection; giving us the knowledge of how to manage difficulties or emotional changes. The sharing of these experiences is a brilliant learning tool for children and peers as they navigate their own lives.
This contemporary poem by Elle Smith talks of If Tomorrow and ponders of all the things that you would want to say to the love of your life should something happen tomorrow: