The 20 Things You Need To Accomplish In Your 20s

The 20 Things You Need To Accomplish In Your 20s

I’ve read this article and it’s a good one since I’m in my twenties. I’m 29 y/o :))

Some of the things on the list have already been patting me on my back.

3. Date the wrong person(s).
“I am a strong believer that in order to date the right person, you first have to date the wrong person. Otherwise you will always question whether or not you made the right decision by committing. Dating can be pricy, so you may just want to skip the dinner and just sleep around a bit.”

4. Begin to put money in the bank and learn to leave it there.
“There are much more lucrative, albeit riskier ways of investing your money. Putting your money into the bank, however, is a good practice to learn. It is always good to have a bit of funds on hand for an emergency. You should be able to put some savings away in your 20s.”

6. Clearly outline your life goals.
“Your 20s are a time to figure out which direction you wish your life to go. What goals do you wish to accomplish and what steps will you take to get there? This the time to define what is most important to you and to promise yourself that you will do all you can to attain all that you wish for.”

9. Get that body you always dreamed of.
“Getting into shape gets harder the older you get. I know you planned on starting your diet tomorrow, but before you know it you’ll be turning 70 tomorrow. Have you ever tried to get into shape for the first time at 70? Me neither, but it must suck.”

11. Surround yourself with people that you would like to keep around.
“Having close friends are important. Building a trusting relationship with someone takes years, so it’s best to get crackin’. Do people make new friends in their 30s?”

13. Outline your perfect partner.
“Some believe that it’s best to leave love to chance or fate. I, on the other hand, believe that loving is a decision and not some completely random, unexplainable concept. You may not be able to find a woman that matches your dream woman 100%, but you should have a good idea of what you do want in a partner and what you don’t want — as well as how important each characteristic or lack of is to you.”

15. Start to accumulate a fortune.
“I don’t know about all of you, but I plan on being a billionaire. If you are to become a billionaire, you will have to become a millionaire first. Hit that first million by 30 and your first billion by 40.”

19. Accept that you are an adult.
“By the time that you reach 27 years of age there should be no doubt in your mind that you have reached adulthood. This is the time to accept that you are an adult and that it is time to act like one. This does not necessarily mean to tone down your crazy escapades, but it may. In your 20s you need to come to terms with being your own master and taking responsibility for your decisions and your life.”

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3 responses to “The 20 Things You Need To Accomplish In Your 20s

  1. Read the article! I’m not 20 yet but I think the stuff on the list can be applied to all age groups. Majority of them sounds good in theory but not too sure about its application in real life. I agree with #7 and #16 though! :)

    • Yes of course most of the things on the list can be applied to the younger ones (As if I’m so old enough to say this but I’m just 22. haha). I think the article is just advising the 20s people to accomplish these life tips before they reach 30. Well for the younger ones, probably still students, if you can accomplish at least one of those as early as now, the better, right? :)

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