Do you ever seek a little advice from your friends or family? It can be a little scary. Then again, it can help to get another perspective. Here are a few positive words of advice, and maybe one or two that aren't all that positive, out of Grand Junction, Colorado.

Is it a good idea to ask for advice? By now you've been down both roads, being on the receiving end of both good and bad guidance. If you're in doubt or struggle to trust yourself, you may have no alternative but to pursue the advice of others. The gallery below offers interesting thoughts and perspectives right out of Grand Junction.

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Is It a Good Idea to Seek Advice?

According to Sara Kuburic in USA Today, "Seeking advice is not something we need to avoid, but knowing when to ask , how to ask and who to ask for advice is important."

Vanessa Van Edwards at Science of People says, "Asking for advice is one of my favorite, most-overlooked people hacks because it helps you learn new things and bond with people."

The Most Common Words of Advice

You've received friendly advice your entire life: Don't take candy from strangers, don't eat with your mouth open, don't eat yellow snow, etc. If you're like me, the people whose advice you value rarely offer it. On the other hand, people whose opinions you don't value are standing in line trying to offer you suggestions.

The website Closer offers a number of Words of Wisdom parents tell their children:

  • Always try your best
  • If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all
  • Get an education - no one can take that away from you
  • Never spend money you don't have
  • If you don't ask, you don't get
  • Do your best, nothing else matters
  • You only get out of life what you put into it

Great Advice Out of Grand Junction Colorado

There's such a thing as friendly advice, and then there are affirmations. The line can be a little blurry. If you, however, are heading out the door each morning venturing into the great unknown, a few friendly suggestions may help you navigate the day. Here are a few friendly words of advice from caring people right out of our own valley.

Grand Junction Colorado Would Like To Offer These Words Of Advice

Do you find yourself occasionally asking for advice? Vanessa Van Edwards at Science of People says, "Asking for advice is one of my favorite, most-overlooked people hacks because it helps you learn new things and bond with people."

I asked on Facebook, "If you could give anyone a piece of advice to get through the day, what would it be?" Your answers were incredible. Take advantage of a little free advice out of Grand Junction, Colorado.

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Enjoy this short gallery of Robert Grant photos showcasing Grand Junction residents simply enjoying their lives. These photos were selected out a batch of damaged prints and negatives. After putting these on the shelf for a few years, I felt it was time for them to see the light of day. All images are from Grand Junction, Colorado, of the 1940s and 1950s.

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What is the most important thing you need to do today? I asked this question on social media, and the responses out of Grand Junction, Colorado were thoughtful and inspiring.

With all the demands on your attention, is it possible what's truly important has slipped through the cracks?