And that's all they are - suggestions. Nothing can change your life if you don't let it. You've just got to be open to trying new things, because as I've said before, if you never try you never know!
So, sit up a little straighter and smile. Everything that happens in life, is a lesson for the future. Maybe it's hard to see at the time but experiences of having your heart broken for instance, does make you stronger and teaches you to be wary of who to give your heart to.