Former First Lady Michelle Obama revealed the advice she would give Meghan Markle as a new member of the royal family.
Obama said "Good Housekeeping" that she would advise the Duchess of Sussex to take the time to start new projects as she gets used to her new royal duties.
"Like me, Meghan probably never dreamed that she would do it, leading such a life, and the pressure you feel – of herself and others – can sometimes feel very powerful," the former said First Lady of the magazine, "My biggest piece of advice would be to take some time and not be in a hurry to do anything."
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"I spent the first few months in the White House, mainly to worry and care for my daughters make sure they got off to a good start school and make new friends before embarking on a more ambitious job, I think it's okay – it's even good – to do that, "Obama said.
Obama said that Markle has the platform to influence others and transform society.
"I would say that there are so many ways to do good with such a platform – and I think Meghan can maximize her impact on others, as well as her own happiness in doing something personally It resonates, "she added.
PHOTO: MARKLE COZIES TO EX-BOYFRIEND  A few days after marrying Prince Harry, Markle plunged into her royal duties in May Duchess her charity cookbook "Together: Our Community Cookbook" out and held her first individual event.
Kensington Palace also announced that Markle was pregnant with her first child in October and is expected to be born in the spring 19659014]