Tag: tryingtoadult

June 8, 2017 / Trying To Adult

Why is it that I feel like I know very little about how to do things, yet when I was younger, my parents and other adults around me seemed to know everything?

You get injured? Mum knows what cream and treatment to apply, and she has what’s required in stock.…

February 20, 2017 / Trying To Adult

You are finally making food, rather than buying it ready made in a container. It’s tasty, but ingredients can be expensive.

Here’s a good idea. How about buying in bulk? You decide to go to one of those market style stores.…

February 16, 2017 / Trying To Adult

All those years in education. All that knowledge. That youthful energy. All that you are, put down onto a single sheet of paper. Everything you have to offer the world of employment written down, ready to be judged. Somehow, somebody read it and decided you are worth seeing in person.…

February 2, 2017 / Trying To Adult

There’s a whole market for eating healthy, detox, diet and fitness. Countless books, videos and websites contain conflicting advice on how you should live your life to be the best version of you.

At some point, everyone decides they could do with making a change.…

January 26, 2017 / Trying To Adult

All those years of study. All that debt. For what?

So many people gather themselves an education, get some nice certificates, and end up doing nothing with it. You might expect that someone who decides to do a degree in Communications is just wasting their time on something that they will never work in.…

January 19, 2017 / Trying To Adult

You’re out, your phone signal is terrible, but you need to know what time to local supermarket closes. You try to bring up the web page, but it stops loading at around 30% and just tells you it can’t connect. What kind of medieval times are you living in?…

January 12, 2017 / Trying To Adult

It’s amazing enough someone decided to emply you, but the fact that they actually pay you for turning up still surprises you. More amazing is that if you are sick, or decide to be “sick”, they still hold your job for you until you return.…

January 2, 2017 / Trying To Adult

There’s nothing to watch on TV, so you browse the various sections on Netflix and check the TV channels for something to entertain you. There’s nothing, except that dumb sounding show that people at work seem to talk about all the time.…

December 26, 2016 / Trying To Adult

You get your own place, and you realise that as master of your domain, you can do anything you want. There’s an unease around the fact that you no longer need to seek permission to make things happen. To make use of this new found power, you decide to get a pet.…

December 21, 2016 / Trying To Adult

You have income. You have expenses. Surely it’s about time to pair those 2 bad boys up and see what’s left? Those bounced direct debits at the end of the month are your prompt, but you’ve been meaning to do this for ages anyway.…