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As a child I was frequently reminded that being an adult was the ultimate dream –I’d ask for something and the answer was always something like “not until you’re older”, “you’re too young”, and “what do you want to be when you grow up?” With such sentences, who wouldn’t think that being an adult was in itself magical?
Fast forward to my 20’s and years start going by very fast and alas! Most of us are a little unsure of what we’re actually doing. Maybe that’s how it’s always been, or I just started adulating a bit earlier than the rest of us did.
At 27, I’ve learned a few things that definitely fall under the category of “adulting”, so I thought I would share them to pave way it forward to any fellow millennials out there that might be struggling a bit.
TRACK YOUR FINANCES
I borrowed a habit of writing down all of my income sources for the month and believe you me this has gone a long way in helping me not to overspend. I used to be a spent thrift but nowadays the question is always about if I need it and if I can do without it. It also helps you to plan yourself in terms of bills and expenses. Anything left over gets split up between savings, and emergency fund, and spending (fun) money.
If organization is not a habit that comes naturally to you, then you need to learn. Staying organized saves you so much time in the end, plus it makes everything much less stressful.
DO YOUR CHORES
Even though you’re all grown up and can do anything you want, that doesn’t mean you should live like a slob. There’s a certain sense of pride that comes with keeping your home clean and tidy. I have three nephews who are just experts at doing their chores. I admire how hardworking and organized they are at such a young age and most of all I applaud my brother for raising them that way.
It’s very important to stay healthy and eat healthy food. Though I’m not an expert at this and believe you me guys, I do not observe the ‘’healthy code’’ of indulging but I’m trying to keep up. Starting by not adding a spoon of sugar or honey in green or lemon tea. And stop making faces, it’s not that easy. The two are not the best tasting beverages
WORK HARD BEFORE YOU PLAY HARD
Nothing comes easy, you have to work hard to enjoy life. So strive for beating your personal best and setting goals that really push you to go farther than before.
Finally Happy New 2017, Wishing you all the very best this year and of course Gods blessings.
Behold, I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.
Top– Vivo Active | Shoes – Primark | jewelry – IG @Dee Machokaa – accessories | lace Pencil skirt – H&M