If you believe whatever you’re told, soon enough you’ll discover the real truth.
Everybody has a different background and experience. The most you should do is listen to what people have to say and practice some of those tenets to see if they hold true for you too.
Advice is too fragile, as our are minds. The older we get the wiser we get, ostensibly. Premise your own advice with this: “shit worked when I did it but it might not work for you.”