Skills That Every 20 Something Should Master
To help you navigate through the most confusing stage of life, your twenties, here are 10 skills that you should master.
How To Communicate
Regardless of what life chapter you are currently living, you should always be working to improve your communication skills. Communication is the human connection that leads to success in both your personal life as well as in your career. Let this serve as your reminder that communication works for those who work on it.
How To Listen
One of the biggest communication problems is that we do not listen to understand rather we listen to reply. Read that sentence again and ask yourself if are aware of the difference. We tend to be so quick to answer so we can blurt out a response and move on to the next thing. Think about how different your relationships let alone this world would be if we all actually listened to each other.
How To Choose Your Friends Wisely
It’s been said that you become like the 5 people you spend the most time with. What does your inner circle say about you? Life is too precious too spend it in relationship that don’t serve you.
How To Be Honest
By this point, all of your coworkers know that you are late to work because the Starbucks line was long, not because “there was traffic.” Honesty is key within each tier of your life, hold yourself and those around you to it.
How To Deal With Rejection
Our 20s are all about testing the water with jobs, relationships, and life in general. As we navigate through finding our place in the world we are bound to have both success and failure. It may be a large uneasy pill to swallow but at the end of the day, failing is a blessing in disguise. It’s in those moments that you learn valuable lessons that you can tuck in your back pocket and carry with you. An oldie but a goodie, “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” Think about it. That’s some powerful sh!t right there.
How To Budget
Living within your means now is key to not paying for it later. Make it a priority to review your expenses and see, if necessary, where you can cut back. I know this screams adulthood and nothing about this may be fun but your future self will thank you.
How To Accept Change
Life is full of surprises and 9 times out of 10 you won’t be able to predict how it will unfold. The sooner you loosen the choke hold on fighting change the sooner you will be able to embrace the present moment.
How To Take Care Of Your Body
You are given one body, the least you could is take care of it. Your functions like a well-oiled machine and will breakdown if you don’t give it the proper tender love and care that it needs for survival. Eat your greens, stay hydrated, do your squats and don’t forget moisturizer daily.
How To Slow Down
You know how we just hit on the notion of taking care of your body? Rest plays a major role in overall health. Need help destressing? Here are 10 tips that will help you to destress, right now.
How To Shake Hands
Whether you are 300 lb linebacker or a 100 lb girly girl, learn how to properly shake hands. A handshake speaks volumes and has the power to make or break the tone of your environment. Check out this article for handshaking etiquette.