Turning 31 today I have been thinking a little bit about the lessons I have learned, the mistakes I have made and the things I have done right. Growing older doesn't worry me one little bit, despite the grey hairs coming on strong and the rapidly growing laugh lines, I find every up more joyful and every low more manageable. Nothing can substitute experience.
Over the years, through tough times, big adjustments, career changes, break ups and, well, life, I have been privy to advice from all sorts of people. Everyone has - our friends, family, colleagues and sometimes even strangers, offer words of wisdom from their own repertoire of lessons learned and back catalogues of information gained through personal experience. Recently I have been thinking more about this idea, as I have been known to take and dish advice frequently (probably often unwarr