25 Things to Know at 25
Today marks the day that I am officially entering into my very own quarter-life crisis. If you’re already in this club, please welcome me with open arms as I come to the seemingly daunting conclusion that I really thought I’d have it all figured out by now.
And beyond the social media posts that make it seem like “we” all do, I secretly know you don’t as well.
But here’s what I do know, and if you continue reading, maybe you’ll also learn a thing or two.
The prefrontal cortex of the brain (i.e. the part responsible for social behaviour, decision making, personality expression, and cognitive behaviour) has ONLY just finished developing
Mama was right when she said eating junk food all the time would eventually catch up with you
Just because you finished school, doesn’t mean you should stop learning
It’s okay to not have achieved every goal yet, as long as you have some!
You are now at a weird point in your life where half your friends are getting married, and the other half are still getting wasted every weekend
With experience comes wisdom
Anti-aging cream is the real deal
Stay as curious as a kid and you’ll always feel young at heart
While you’re getting older, so are the people (and everyone for that matter) around you
One day you’ll forget most of what you learned in school
It’s okay to stay home on a Friday or Saturday night
Happiness comes from within
Cooking is pretty hard so, kudos to my mom for keeping me nourished my entire life
You know you’re getting older when vacuum-talk is alive and well
I never thought recovering from a night out would be so hard this soon into life
You’re never too old to try new things
Do more of what you feel and less of what society tells you to do
If you haven’t already, it’s probably time to stop caring about what other people think
Unless you can afford a boob job, it’s time to start accepting them
Personal finance is a skill
You are a work in progress
It’s no longer okay to act like a brat
Confidence is more about how you feel, rather than how you look
You’re life has barely just begun
Life is also too short to take anything for granted
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