Don’t panic. This thing called “adulthood” may sound scary, but it doesn’t happen overnight. It takes years of experiences and learning for someone to be able to feel confident in their new role and responsibilities. Even as a 70-year-old you’re still going to be figuring everything out. Unfortunately there is no rule book for life that tells you how to be an adult, but there are colleagues, parents, friends, professors, bosses, and other peers that will guide you.
Now I could sit here and write up tips about navigating the adult world, but I am only 20 and am trying to figure it out myself. Below is a video from one of my favorite YouTubers, Will Darbyshire. He has a collection of very motivational and eye opening videos about life that everyone should go check out:
7 Years by Lukas Graham is a great song about growing up. If you haven’t heard it yet, check it out here:
Remember: we’re all trying to navigate this crazy world together. No matter how old you get, you’ll never know all the answers to life. By the time you have your own house, family, and are doing your own taxes, you’ll gain worldly knowledge that’ll better equipped you for life, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be a superstar at it. At every age we are still learning. Take in all the life lessons you can and try your best, because at the end of the day that’s all we can really do.