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Best advice for 18-year-olds in today’s world

Best advice for 18-year-olds in today’s world
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Recently on the Beat 5@7, Cat Spencer reached out asking for advice on what he should tell his daughter who is about to turn 18 years old. As expected, they received a ton of text messages and phone calls from listeners offering their guidance.

In case you missed it, we’ve embedded the audio above and we’ve also compiled a list below of some advice that was given. Enjoy!

Things every 18-year-old needs to know

  1. Friendship is about quality, not quantity
  2. Don’t worry about what others think of you
  3. Don’t try to fit in, be proud of standing out
  4. Don’t waste your time trying to get others to like you
  5. Accept that you make mistakes and move on
  6. Learn from your mistakes
  7. Have a great partner or have none at all
  8. Don’t move together too quickly
  9. Don’t marry too early
  10. You always reap what you sow
  11. Take responsibility for your mistakes
  12. Get to know your parents
  13. Cherish your family
  14. Live within your means / avoid getting into debt
  15. Don’t make money your highest priority
  16. Save half your paycheck
  17. Avoid excesses
  18. Take care of your health
  19. Learn to appreciate the little things
  20. Don’t let anybody stop you from living your dreams
  21. There is never a right time
  22. Relax, everything is going to workout
  23. Hope for the best but plan for the worst
  24. Travel the world
  25. Always bet on yourself
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