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Inspirational advice to get you through life's tough times, as shared by Stylist readers

When you're at your lowest, darkest point the best thing to do is to turn to a close friend or loved one for some sound advice. We wanted to capture that invaluable moment by creating a go-to guide for whenever you're feeling disheartened and defeated. That is why we asked thousands of you for the words that have got your through your toughest hour. Below is a selection of the most moving and motivating nuggets of wisdom.

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