For the best and more organized of us, life gets to be too much very quickly. If you’re a young adult and just starting to get used to those adult responsibilities, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and realize that you’re never going to be able to be a “proper adult”. Take a deep breath and remember that you can do this. It just takes a bit of support
Not an overnight process
Learning how to be an effective adult is not going to happen as soon as you move out on your own. As mentioned in NPR’s article, “Paperwork, Appointments And Repairs: Managing Adult Responsibilities”, you’re being faced with an endless pile of problems to worry about, and it overwhelms the best of us. Here’s how to help.
- Attack it in your own way: Are you someone who likes to do tasks one at a time, once per day? Or do you just like to dedicate a day and do it all at once? Work with that natural preference.
- Be smart about your working process: Smart devices have all sorts of apps that act as virtual assistants, reminding you to call the doctor or send off that email. Use them to help keep you on track.
There are lots more tips to learn that you can read about here!