It’s also worth hearing the advice from parents, grandparents, and everyone in between that’s stuck with regular people and had an impact on their lives
A recent Reddit thread asked users “what’s the absolute best advice you’ve ever been given?” We’ve collected the very best answers.
Via Reddit user Tantek:
“Only pack what you can carry yourself.”
Reddit user Skiperton:
“It doesn’t matter is you spend 1000 hours practicing if you’re doing it wrong, all you learned is how to do it wrong.”
Reddit user bradlee92:
Reddit user Blueson:
“If you blame it on someone else, don’t expect it to get better.”
Reddit user incognito_workacct:
Reddit user gthm8:
“Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.” – Mark Twain
Reddit user Its_my_head_Schwartz:
“Try not to take anything personally. No one thinks about you as much as you do.”
Reddit user Xoth_Bnug:
“If you want to remember something, write it down.”
Reddit user dont_let_me_comment:
This whole list: Regrets of the dying
- I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.
- I wish I didn’t work so hard.
- I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings.
- I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.
- I wish that I had let myself be happier.
Reddit user SolidGod:
“Act like you know what you’re doing in whatever situation, and 99% of people will leave you the hell alone.”
Reddit user xmelancoholicx:
Reddit user MauricioPosada:
Reddit user 1dayaway:
Reddit user TummyDrums:
There are 2 rules for having plans.
- Always have a plan.
- Your plan isn’t going to work
Reddit user Behemothpanzer:
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