The Advice Elizabeth Gilbert Would Give Her Younger Self

Season 5 Episode 527
Aired on 10/12/2014 | CC tv-14
What advice would author Elizabeth Gilbert give her younger self? Her answer may surprise you. "There is absolutely no advice that I could have given my younger self that I would have listened to," she says.

Still, Elizabeth says there is one thing she would say. "I would have said, 'Avoid romantic entanglements in your youth and focus on yourself.'" In the video above, watch as Elizabeth explains why she would have been a completely different person had she listened to that advice in her younger years.

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