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Tips to Make ‘Adulting’ Easier

As we ease into adulthood after graduation we begin worrying about what is to be expected of us. As young people, we are always told, “Just wait until you’re grown and have to pay your own bills.” This statement has us afraid and anxious about our adult years. Here are a few tips that can make adult life easier.

  1. FINANCIAL LITERACY/BUDGETING

Budgeting and knowing financial literacy is very important when it comes to being an adult. When you become an adult the management of paying bills and having a social life can become very difficult. In many cases some people spend more money than they need to which puts them in debt. Having a budget and knowing how to maintain your money allows you to be more responsible and well organized when it comes to paying bills. 

  1. TAKING CARE OF YOUR MENTAL HEALTH 

Being an adult or learning how to be independent can be very stressful. For some young adults being self-supportive can become very taxing and depressing. It is important that when entering adult life you have the confidence and independence that you need in order to be successful. It is important to get in tune with who you are and where you want to be before entering adulthood.

3. DON’T PROCRASTINATE

Procrastinating is something that you should never do as an adult. Try to be on time and avoid being late when doing tasks. Doing your adult responsibilities in advance allows you to be reduce stress. It also allow you the opportunity to have more free time with friends and family.

Hopefully these tips will help bring you insight on how to make adult life easier. Becoming an adult is very challenging and can be stressful, but with proper preparation it doesn’t have to be.

Kyla Washington
Kyla Washington is a Senior from Chicago, Illinois majoring in Mass Communications/Broadcasting. She will be a contributor to The Campus Chronicle for the 2021-2022 school year.

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