Amy Poehler Quotes: The Actress' Best Life Advice For Teens Fact: Amy Poehler is one cool cat. Not only is the actress of "Parks and Rec" fame hilarious, she also gives the best advice. (For proof, check out her awesome Smart Girls series videos.) From dealing with school stress to your love woes, Amy knows exactly what to say to help you feel better about your miserable-yet-magical high school experience. See below for our 10 of our favorite pieces of life advice from Amy.