What It Really Feels Like To Be A 20-Something
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What It Really Feels Like To Be A 20-Something

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”

What It Really Feels Like To Be A 20-Something

So you're on the verge of turning 20, and you're still a hot mess –– that's OK! The more you look around, the more you'll realize that many of your fellow double decade-ers feel just as lost as you do. Even though society thinks this is a time when one should have their life figures out, in reality, very few people at this age actually know what they're doing tomorrow –– let alone in life. So, forsake this expectation and take a look at what it really feels like to be a 20-something, and keep in mind that you're not alone.

1. Learning

Society thinks you're supposed to know what you're doing, but at this time in your life so much is going on; with each weekend adventure you're still discovering who you are and what you want out of life. So take it one step at a time, it's OK if you still don't have everything figured out.

2. Soul food

Who says you have to grocery shop? Ain't nobody got time or money for that. If you need to eat, grab some friends and go to your favorite place to get some yummy food.

3. Sleep

You now relish any opportunity you have to sleep in, and you wish you hadn't taken those kindergarten naps for granted. College and post-grad life is a whirlwind, everything moves at a fast pace, so cherish those quiet moments you have.

4. Slipups

Spelling is hard, and reading those Junie B. Jones books definitely didn't help. But, whenever you slip up with spelling or in life, acknowledge your mistake and move on; just keep in mind it's OK to make some mistakes along the way.

5. Pep-talk

Before a big meeting, presentation or interview give yourself a pep-talk, you're awesome and you should be proud of all the work you've done. You're taking a big jump and delving into the real world –– this is a huge step, get excited for what life has to offer.

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