What advice would you hand down to your grandchildren?

What advice would you hand down to your grandchildren?
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From relationships to healthy habits, we all have pieces of advice we want to hand down to our grandchildren. Here are the most popular pearls of wisdom that a survey of 50+ participants wanted to pass on. How many do you agree with?

Survey by Amigo Loans

  • Treat others as you would wish to be treated - 76 per cent
  • Never start smoking - 66 per cent
  • Stay in touch with those you love - 64 per cent
  • Use your right to vote - 56 per cent
  • Look after your teeth - 54 per cent
  • Pay off your credit cards every month - 54 per cent
  • No one is in charge of your happiness except you - 49 per cent
  • Don’t be a cheat - 49 per cent
  • Family comes first - 47 per cent
  • Don’t compare your life to others - 46 per cent
  • Spend less time online and more in the real world - 46 per cent
  • Don’t waste time in a job you hate - 45 per cent
  • Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good - 43 per cent
  • Read more books - 42 per cent
  • Don’t take yourself too seriously - 42 per cent
  • Time is a great healer - 41 per cent
  • Forgive and forget - 41 per cent
  • You don’t have to win every argument - 41 per cent
  • Don’t judge others - 40 per cent
  • Never have children to save a relationship - 40 per cent
  • Follow your gut instinct, it’s usually right - 39 per cent
  • No-one likes a know it all - 37 per cent
  • Friendship is more important than sex in a relationship - 37 per cent
  • If a relationship has to be secret, you shouldn’t be in it - 36 per cent
  • Blood is thicker than water - 32 per cent
  • Make new friends and be sociable - 32 per cent
  • Don’t marry for money - 30 per cent
  • Learn to love your looks - 25 per cent
  • All that matters is that you are loved - 25 per cent
  • Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger - 25 per cent
  • Look after your skin - 24 per cent
     
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