It seems that no matter what age you are, people will give you advice about how to succeed — and a lot of the time, their counsel boils down to a few clichés, none of which are all that helpful.
A recent Reddit thread asked people to name the life advice they've gotten that was actually misleading. The results might prove that no one really knows what they're doing.
If it’s meant to be, it’ll happen. (Sometimes you gotta go out there and make sure it happens) - hellogoodbye78520
Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life.
HA! - SoMuchEdgeImOnaCliff
Money can’t buy happiness.
While true, it is misleading, because money can greatly contribute to providing security and things that tend to make people happy. - mgmom421020
Let people express their feelings and cry if that's what they need - yellow_fr0g