The word “adulting” sounds terrifying, doesn’t it? It doesn’t matter where you turn; it’s impossible to go anywhere without being placed into a box, categorised and labelled as part of a certain generation. While certain members of society seem to be ok with this, in certain circumstances, it can be more harmful than anything else.
Whether you are labelled as a boomer or a millennial, there are connotations that come with any of them that are bordering rude. It seems that nowadays, if you are young, and freshly out of education, you are deemed as “lazy”, and if you are old and educated, then your views are out of touch and no longer relevant.
Maybe it’s an overreaction, but in a time when the world could really do with coming together, we have never been more divided. While this situation seems to be getting worse, the future is in the hands of those who have just stepped out of education, and they can really shape the world in a different way.
The problem with this is that some people leave education and by no fault of their own, feel completely lost about what to do and where to go next. Today, we are going to be taking a look at a few things you may wish to consider if you are one of the many who are in this situation.
Find Yourself A Job That Makes You Happy
We realise that you may have spent the majority of your life in education and now that you’ve left, the people around you are telling you to get a job. While this is an important step for you, you need to be careful here.
The first thing you need to realise is that at this point in your life, you want to be doing something that you enjoy. While it may sound cliche, it’s imperative that you do what you want to do, and not what others think you should do.
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You will find that when you find a job that you enjoy, your work-life balance will be better and altogether you’ll be a happier person.
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Give Yourself Freedom
The second thing you will need to do after settling into a job that makes you happy is starting to look at Apartments for Rent. We understand that this is going to be a huge step, and yet again, this is something that should never be rushed into. So take your time and look at the details.
When it comes to renting for the first time, you need to be sitting down and looking at costs, location and long term viability. You should also be sitting down and speaking to people that you know who are already renting.
These people will be able to educate you on what you need to live comfortably as a young adult. If at this point you find that you cannot afford to live on your own, you could consider renting with a couple of friends or finding roommates.
While it may not seem ideal, you will save a lot of money, and you will also be taking a huge step as you step into the real life of adulthood.
While the idea of adulting seems uneasy, people do grow out of it. Try finding yourself a job that gives you joy and rent a place with a roommate.