What would you tell your twenty year old self?

Although you may be sick of getting lectured by your parents, these older individuals reflected on their messy years as twenty year olds, to help guide people like us.

Here at Messy, we’re all about giving you the best advice possible, to navigate the minefield that is your twenties.

Although we’d like to think the advice we give is exceptional, we are only young ourselves at the end of the day, and do not possess years of experience to pass on to you all.

Fortunately though, we have found some people who can.

We asked 10 people aged 55-80, ‘what is the one piece of advice you wish you could tell your twenty year old self’, to hopefully shed some wisdom and guidance to any of you, who like us, have no idea what direction their life is going.

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