21 Things Every Girl Should Start Thinking After Turning 21!
By- Shreya Sharma
We are legally adult at 18, but turning 21 is like your first step into adulthood. You are neither too old to build a rigid ideology or routine, nor too young to not do certain things. You can count this as a turning point in your life, and what better if you use this age to incorporate a few things into your life that will make your road of life smooth. Here are 21 things every girl should start thinking after turning 21.
Make your workout sessions a part of your routine
Your health is important, so add some kind of workout in your daily routine to let your body feel some happiness.
Throw the toxic people out of your life
You are adult enough to know who is genuinely close to you and loves you and who are just not adding any value to your life. Have the courage to let go of the toxic friends you have.
Work on your adventurous streak because you do not have any hard bound responsibilities as of now. Plan vacations with your family and friends. Go on solo trips and you will get to learn more about people, places and yourself.
Now you have certain responsibilities towards your family and yourself. You need to learn to take responsibility for your actions, decisions, and choices. You should participate in family decisions as well and should have your say in the matter.
Spend time with your family
Your parents are growing up with you. Spend your time with them. Shower your love on them and make them believe that you will be by their side always.
Work on your mental health and well-being
Adulthood comes with stress, so before the stress gets the best out of you, work on your mental health. Find that things that can calm you down and help you relax.
Learn to manage your money
Create a budget, so that you can learn to save some money. This does not mean that you should stop spending, instead, you should stop splurging. Learn to make a balance between your savings and spending.
Buy formal wear
This is the age when you start working on your career. So, stock up some formal wears to hit the interview and work culture in an impressive manner.
Create an impressive resume
You need an impressive resume for your job applications. So, start working on it and update it regularly.
Choose your career according to your interest
Work on the fields that you are passionate about. Understand your interest and decide the career path you want to follow.
Lay down your goals for future
This can be your career goals, education goals or personal goals. Set your goals and try to achieve them and it will let you stay motivated in your life.
Invest in your future
Learn to invest your money in a way that it helps you when you need it in future. Start planning for your future. Google various schemes and policies or you can ask some help from your elders.
Listen and observe
To groom your personality, you need to learn to listen, observe and absorb. This will help you learn some great lessons.
Think about the qualities you want in your partner
You should think about the qualities you would like or dislike in your partner.
Spend time with yourself
Sometimes, you just need to relax and calm down and what better way to do this rather than spending time with yourself. Have your ‘me’ time and adore your company.
Learn new skills
Not just your educational qualification matters, the skills you possess too can shape your future. So, think about the skills you want to have. It could be anything that excites you, from cooking to video editing, anything.
Try to eliminate negativity in your life
Make an effort to shut down all the sources of negativity in your life, be it people or your workplace or any other thing.
Feel free to make mistakes and learn from them
Your mistakes are a way forward. So, learn from your mistakes and shape yourself into the confident and strong women.
Learn to be more independent
Independence will make you feel that you are living your life, not just surviving. Cook for yourself, learn to drive, manage your finance, travel alone and do the things that fill you with a sense of freedom.
Sometimes you may feel that you are imperfect and you have flaws, but you need to love yourself for all the flaws and imperfection.
Have an opinion and stick to your plans
There will be a lot of people questioning you, but do not lose your opinion in what people will say. Logo ka kaam hai kehna!