“Your twenties are your selfish years, they should be spent on yourself”

Your twenties are going to be the decade which will change your life in a different and hopefully in a good way. Events such as graduating college, starting your career, finding love, marriage and children are decisions that are going to last a lifetime. These years can be the scariest yet so uplifting. You will most likely learn a lot of things in your 20’s such as dealing with money, universities, jobs, relationships and much more. However, you can enjoy your 20’s, as stated they are your selfish years. So, keep going and trust yourself!

Table of content

  1. Explore
  2. Do what you want to do
  3. Remove toxic people
  4. Learn To Be Alone
  5. Learn to cook at least one good meal
  6. Take care of your body
  7. Limit your online life
  8. Stand up for yourself
  9. Don’t lose your childishness
  10. Economize

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Travel. Explore the world around even if you are alone or with friends or family. It will help you detox for a while and when you are back you will feel refreshed. Use your twenties in travelling as much as you can, these years are going to be the best and the most memorable ones. So, travel and explore to your heart’s content.

Do what you want to do

In your 20’s, you will come to notice certain things about yourself- things which make you happy. Get to know yourself better, find out what really matters to you, so that you can take better decisions about your life goals. It is guaranteed to make your life better and happier.

Remove toxic people

Find out who really matters in your life, people who really gel with you. Also, make it a habit to be in touch with them. Make sure these people genuinely care for you, just the way you care for them; avoid people who are toxic for your mental wellbeing.
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Learn To Be Alone

Your twenties are something that you should invest in learning about yourself more and less about other people. Therefore, spent some time with yourself and learn to enjoy on your own. Learn to embrace your own company and let it truly determine your spirit. Use your “me time” for reading, writing, meditating, or listening to music or watching movies. Being alone is good for your heart and you should definitely try to do it frequently.

Learn to cook at least one good meal

Master at least cook one good meal. You never know when this ability will be beneficial for you to feed your own stomach, especially when you are travelling or when your mom’s not around. It's a skill you will be thankful to have forever.
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Take care of your body

Don’t make your body a teen dorm, full of junk food, and unnecessary waste. Know that it is not good for your body and habituate yourself to eat healthy more often. Treat your body with care in your 20’s. If you want to stay fit and healthy, start focusing on your body!

Limit your online life

Engage with real people, not with the reel people. It was indeed fun for your teenage self. However, your obsession needs to stop in the millennial years. If you feel like you are always checking on your Instagram page at every awkward pause, uninstall that app! Have a grip on it otherwise you might make a complete fool out of yourself.

Stand up for yourself

Being able to stand up for yourself is never wrong, and is equally important for yourself. Stand against the bullies or anyone else who lets you down, you should know how to keep yourself away from getting walked all over.

Don’t lose your childishness

Maturity comes with the age. Now that you are in your twenties you are mature enough to make your own life decision. However, do not lose your inner child while learning to be mature. Qualities like curiosity, adventure, and fun which are childlike should be maintained and will definitely make your life better.


Learn to save money too! It is hard when you have so much to do, but a little bit of savings can help you out in odd times. Invest and save a little, so that you will never have to struggle if you are short on cash.