Even though you're legally an adult at eighteen, entering your thirties feels for many people like the key turning point when you can no longer get away with casually coasting through every part of your existence. The hangovers are worse, your back starts to betray you, fine lines start creeping up around your eyes if you don't heavily apply sunscreen and it's no longer a typical Tuesday to be out until 4 AM doing karaoke with strangers and springing out of bed for work.
Giving advice to younger people can help make your messy mistakes at 23-years-old feel like they had a purpose in preventing others from following the same embarrassing path. Unfortunately, it doesn't matter how many stories you tell a 20-something about how sunrise tequila shots are never a good idea, there are some lessons we all just have to learn on our own.
So, when a Reddit user asked people over 30, "what’s the best life advice you could give to someone who just hit their 20s?" people were ready to share the lessons they learned the hard way.