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Best Advice People Ever Received

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the best bits of life advice that people have ever received. At the very least the following sentiments can serve as shortcuts toward absorbing the kind of wisdom we'd otherwise have to wait to learn till later in life. Many of these might already sound like common sense, but it's amazing how we can overlook the simplest answers to some of life's most "complicated" problems. 

People describe the best life advice they ever received | CBtheNomad 1d "Use vacation hours, and don't be afraid call sick every now and then either No need work like dog and ignore benefits please boss who doesn't notice. Vacation/staycation days are gems everyone should take! Reply 3.2k
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Powerful Twitter Thread On Living With ADHD

Many folks seemed to connect with this viral Twitter thread about ADHD. Apparently many of the points made throughout this thread are accurate. 

An informative Twitter thread on living with ADHD | Jana O'Connor @sayitslp 1 Thread NeurodiverseSquad no one has ever explained #ADHD or #executivedysfunction quite like Sarah Ward swardtherapy) and need share awesome speech therapist with an 8yo son with ADHD background.)
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Surprisingly Unknown Survival Facts People Should Know

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going about various survival facts that people should probably know. We've got helpful life hacks like pouring ice water on your forearms if you're about to pass out, or how the star symbol on an elevator indicates which floor is the most direct route to the outside. Hopefully you never have to use any of these, but hey, the more you know, right? 

An AskReddit thread on various survival tips that people should know | Fried_Dace 19h Every part dandelion flower stem root, is edible. Reply 4.0k
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Most Polite Ways To End Conversations

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the most effective, polite ways to shut down conversations with persistent chatterboxes. We've all been there, busy just trying to muddle through a day, maybe in a rush to get somewhere, and then you cross paths with the immovable, breathless, object that is a passionate chatterbox. It's as if they are so involved in venting to you or whatever ears are around, that they're incapable of seeing the clear sign that nobody wants to hear what they have to say. Consider trying out these polite conversation enders the next time you fall prey to a chatterbox in the wild. 

A collection of polite ways to end conversations with chatterboxes | _zugunruhe_ 12h 2 Awards If cannot get word best thing do is drop something which typically leads person stop talking, giving break say forgot needed do something. Reply 7.7k
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Educational Tumblr Thread On Financial Assistance For Disabled People

This Tumblr thread shines light on the terrible struggles experienced by disabled individuals in America, when it comes to getting financial assistance. Specifically, we're talking about scenarios where these individuals literally can't save money, and are forced to deplete their resources every month, for fear of being cut off from financial assistance. If they exceed a certain amount of money, their financial assistance is pulled. What a mess. 

Tumblr thread provides info on financial assistance for disabled people | stealthpenguingamergirl S naikoru Follow marauders4evr Follow Abled Person: Hey man, can hold this wad 2,000 and this one penny while open my wallet? Disabled Person COMPLETE AND UTTER FOOL United States Government:
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Life Pro Tips That Are Real Life Cheat Codes

Life is a confusing emotional rollercoaster of just trying to avoid fails and mishaps as often as possible. With that being said, why not take some pro tips that might actually help you hit your stride without having to exert too much effort. For instance, the tip about training pets to respond to fire alarms could literally be life saving one day. 

A collection of life hacks that might come in handy to get a leg up on life | u/Jajaninetynine 1y 1 Award LPT: If fire alarm goes off, call pets and give them treat. Eventually they will come alarm goes off, saving wasting time looking pets during an evacuation. Animals Pets
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Quick Tumblr Thread On Tips For Handling Anxiety

This quick and helpful Tumblr thread provides some tips for dealing with anxiety. It's all about giving that overactive brain and imagination something to play with. As it turns out, things like sucking on ice cubes or biting into lemons, are quite effective in alleviating those waves of anxiety as they pop up. 

Check out some more gold from the brilliant minds of Tumblr with this Tumblr monster prompt that invokes the feels.

A quick Tumblr thread provides tips for dealing with anxiety | thesigilwitch just about spiral into bad panic attack, and my boyfriend goes "Stick an ice cube mouth not really sure where he got idea, and kinda laughed at because didn't see would help, but he insistent. So did And now on my second cube, because worked. thesigilwitch He explained his reasoning he got home.
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Legal Things That Feel Illegal

Someone on AskReddit got a fun and enlightening thread going about various things that feel illegal, are actually totally fine. At the very least, these might help ease that worrying, overactive mind the next time it starts bickering paranoid conspiracies. 

People describe things that feel illegal but are legal Reddit | ashish19982001 5h Passing police car on highway. Reply 979
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Twitter Thread: A Woman's Experience With Icelandic Healthcare

Man, this detailed account of a woman's experience navigating the healthcare in Iceland is something special. It sounds like it was magically simple. 

Woman details her amazingly simple experience with Icelandic healthcare | Mary Robinette Kowal O @MaryRobinette lived Iceland found lump had no idea navigate finding doctor, so went our show's production manager found lump. Can help find doctor? PM: Just go cancer center Okay do get referral? PM s referral?
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Twitter Thread: Woman's Wholesome Take On Relationships

Some sound advice going on here. Mattie Rogers aims to break down the negative stereotypes about being in a relationship, that are otherwise reflected throughout the media. Might be helpful to note. 

Woman shares various tips on navigating peaceful relationships | Mattie Rogers O @mattie_rogers some relationship things think lot people miss: 1) Don't keep score. Don't do/not do things based on other has done 2) always offer/be willing split bills/ any combined purchases. Stop with expectations no shame staying within means
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Tumblr Thread: Nice Tumblr User Clears Up Case Of Food Allergies

As it turns out itchy is indeed not a flavor. It's basic knowledge like this that can come in handy for folks that are otherwise operating without that wonderful thing called common sense. 

Tumblr user clears up a case of food allergies for a guy | circusbutch orange juice is superior beverage bc makes ur tongue feel like u ate bunch ants which reminds my childhood would put ants my mouth and eat em except this time tastes good too spacefroggity Hey op think probably allergic citrus?
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Shopping Cart Theory Determines If Someone Is Good Or Bad

You be the judge on whether this Shopping Cart Theory holds any weight, when it comes to measuring whether a person is good or bad. The reality is, one might best be considered a good person if they do the right thing when no one is looking, or they have nothing to gain from doing it. So, I guess, an egoless act of kindness, generosity, and just trying to promote the well being of another. 

A greentext post on the shopping cart theory to determine if someone is good or bad | shopping cart is ultimate litmus test whether person is capable self-governing return shopping cart is an easy, convenient task and one which all recognize as correct, appropriate thing do. 1.16 MB PNG
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Twitter Thread: Positive Psychologist Explains Brains Tripping Out

Alexis Hockley hooked it up with a quick and informative thread on what's potentially taking place in our brains right now, as result of the strange shift in external circumstances. Now more than ever is a time to spread that love and kindness. 

Twitter thread from a positive psychologist on why brains are tripping out | Alexis Rockley @alexisrockley Let be clear thread Those "all over place" feelings been having? They are symptoms stress, NOT personal failures yours. Do feel FLAKEY INCONSISTENT s b/c brain doesn't know news brace next, or next month will hold.
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AskReddit Thread: Red Flags When Looking For Jobs

Someone got an AskReddit thread going about the red flags to keep a watchful eye out for while job hunting. Taking note of these might come in handy next time you find yourself looking for a new job, and don't want to end up in a difficult situation that could've been avoidable from the get go, if you but knew what to steer clear of from the start. 

An AskReddit thread about red flags when looking for jobs | Count2Zero 6h If they ask pay training s usually red flag s MLM or pyramid scheme. If they ask buy stuff on commission and then 's job resell big ol' red flag had job interviews where whole company gave weird vibe lots psychology questions like "do like be control while sitting an office building with zero privacy all offices had glass walls, so everyone could see everyone else. Needless say didn't accept their offer.
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