Tags

Share this story

Life Advice and Inspirational Quotes

Susan O’Malley asked for advice from more than 100 people of all ages and created text-based images inspired by some of her favorites among the nuggets of wisdom she received. Here are some favorites…

If you were 80 years old and could look back in time, what advice would you give yourself today?

That’s the question artist Susan O’Malley asked more than 100 people of all ages. She then created images based on their inspiring answers. 

Find encouragement, joy and motivation in O’Malley’s artwork, collected here and excerpted from Advice from My 80-Year-Old Self: Real Words of Wisdom from People Ages 7 to 88published by Chronicle Books. 

Guideposts: image reading, You already know what you need

1 of 10 Bella, age 21


Guideposts: image reading, Be Nicer to Yourself

2 of 10 Kristine, age 35

Popular products

Guideposts: Image reading, This is a good moment. Don't forget this moment

3 of 10 Elaine, age 71


Guideposts: Image reading, You are smarter and stronger than you realize

4 of 10 Laurie, age 24


Guideposts: Image reading, It is possible

5 of 10 Julian, age 56


Guideposts: Image reading, Life is good. Enjoy every bit of it now

6 of 10 Marcy, age 82


Guideposts: image reading, You'll get through it

7 of 10 Hope, age 22

Popular products

Guideposts: Image reading, Do things that matter to your heart

8 of 10 Caroline, age 71


Guideposts: Image reading, You can't change anyone but yourself

9 of 10 Sarah, age 50


Guideposts: Image reading, Do more of what you love

Share this story

Community Newsletter

Get More Inspiration Delivered to Your Inbox

Scroll to Top

Choose Address

×

You have no billing addresses.