Don’t let anyone else tell you what you need to do. Smile politely, say thanks, and move on. No one – not your parents, your friends, your colleagues – knows what you need to do. You do know. You may not realize it right now. You may need to spend some time listening for your inner voice. You may need to find something to do for now to put food on the table and pay the rent. You may benefit from getting input from other people – your parents, your friends, your colleagues. And ultimately, you will figure it out. And it will be in your time, not anyone else’s. Because you may not realize it yet, but you DO know.