Ali Abdaal Video on 21 Life Lessons for Teenagers



In this video I’ll go over 21 pieces of advice I would give to my 18-year-old self.

00:00 Intro
00:07 Think about the game you’re playing
01:25 Pay attention to your posture
01:47 Take more photos than you think you should
02:10 Be more of a documentarian
03:08 Try and be a connector
03:51 Make an effort to attend events
04:40 Get a doorstop
05:13 Don’t be mean to people
05:17 Buy some bitcoin and don’t sell it
05:21 Nothing good happens after 2 a.m.
05:47 Do a little bit of work every day
06:41 Seek forgiveness rather than permission
07:02 Stop worrying about what other people think of you
07:33 Ask yourself “How hard should this really be?”
08:16 It’s absolutely OK to skip lectures
08:44 It’s ok to fall behind with University work
09:31 Try and develop sources of passive income
10:25 Try and enjoy the journey without focusing too much on the destination
11:10 Share your work and yourself with your friends with no expectation of something in return
11:55 Internalize the serenity prayer
12:16 Learn how to study efficiently for your exams


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