Time flies. Old age is almost upon all of us. Our 20s fly before we know it. The age is most important age in a man’s life. It is the age we should worry about putting the right things in place and laying a good foundation for the (nearest) future we want to live in. Here is a look at some of the important things to invest time your 20s in.
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2. Read A Lot
Not a gain say, Readers are Leaders. There is nothing more productive than taking the time to read. Read whatever you can get your hands on — current news, nonfiction, fiction, career advice, self-help books — anything!
The more you know and understand about people around you, yourself and the world, the more easily and successfully you can navigate those very things.
3. Take Care of Your Body
Well, no matter what you do or what you become, you cannot replace your body or get a new one. And whatever you do, will always be with your body. The way you look matters at this age. Be sure to take very good care of your body at this. General health care is something that, later in life, you will be glad you considered in your 20s.
4. Use Your Time And Money on Education
The world we live in changes everyday – evolving with new learning methods and know-how. You may be left out if you don’t have the right knowledge and skills. Education is an invaluable resource that you are unlikely to ever regret having. Use your 20s to broaden your knowledge, and honing skills to be applied to your career path.
5. Pay Attention to your Mental Health and Well Being
Just as it is very important to take care of your physical body, you should also not neglect your mental health and well being. Your mental abiltities should be stimulated and challenged on a daily basis.
6. Learn New Things And Master Them
While the advice to “follow your passion” can be good in the general sense, John. J. Bowman urges those in their 20s to master and control a set of skills that can be used to benefit you within the field you are passionate about.
7. Create and maintain good habits.
The hardest part of creating good habits is getting started, but once you are able to master them, they will have an undeniably positive impact on your day-to-day as well as your future.
8. Build Meaningful Relationships
At this age, you should do away with people that won’t add value to your life. No it is the time to stick around people with positive influence, and will help the pursiut of your future goals.
9. Eat Well
The last thing you’d want to experience at this age is to held down with illness, from not feeding well. Eating well is the way to stay healthy. Do away with junks. Spend time planning meals, learning healthy recipes, and overall taking what you’re eating into consideration regularly.
10. Establish a System of Handling Finances
If nothing else matters to you, this is the age you should be very much concerned about you finances and be prudent with it. Sit down and figure out how you are spending money, what you are spending it on, and what your ongoing expenses are. Save wisely. Invest with wisdom. If you fail in this area at this age, it may take a while before you bounce back.