Sometimes just re-wording a philosophy you already know can make it much easier to apply to your own goals or habits, and learning from other people's mistakes through sincere advice can be incredibly beneficial. Filtering out unsolicited opinions or advice from people who might not have your best interests in mind can be difficult, but when you find a profound and inspiring mantra to live by, it can redirect your future. Regardless of whether your life is changed from a deep conversation with a trusted loved one or a cheesy motivational poster in the back of an office, a few simple words can have a longlasting impact.
So, when a Reddit user asked, "What is the most life-changing piece of advice you’ve received that has molded you into who you are today?"
Something my grandfather said when he was in the hospital: that his nurses were like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. I became a nurse after he passed, and I try to hold on to that ideal. I try to be the ready of sunshine in my patient's cloudy day. - Marauder424