26 Things You May Need to Start Doing For Yourself in Your 20s

As a person in the 20s.  You need to figuring out who you are and what you want for this decade, so you shouldn’t feel bad about making a few mistakes along the way. Work, relationships, money, and so much more can easy get you distracted, but your first priority should be  taking care of yourself. And that starts with the small things. Keep reading for 26 things you can start doing right now to make today and your future so much better.

      1. Start buying yourself flowers once in a while, it will improve your happiness level so much.
      2. Start your 401(k) and a savings account.
      3. Set aside a (small) portion of your paycheck to treat yourself to something on your wish list.
      4. Drink lots of water. Your body will thank you.
      5. Do some physical activities whenever you’re feeling down. It distracts your mind, floods you with endorphins, and helps you stay fit.
      6. Get your hair colored by a professional, not a box.
      7. Go  social media-free for a week.
      8. Stop relying on your parents for money.
      9. Learn a few  go-to recipes.
      10. Get rid of clothes you’ve had since high school.
      11. Stop getting blackout drunk.
      12. Don’t punish yourself for buying the latest if it makes you happy.
      13. Start practicing preventative moisturizing.
      14. Stop doing things because you feel obligated.
      15. Don’t compare yourself to others.
      16. Feed your body right on a regular basis — but save room for the occasional treat, of course.
      17. Begin paying off college or other debt.
      18. Treat yourself to something new for your home that will make it a cozier and happier place to live in.
      19. Don’t avoid the dentist.
      20. Start a new hobby or activity, even if it means doing it completely on your own.
      21. Pay off your credit card every month.
      22. Start letting go of toxic friends.
      23. Don’t change or compromise aspects of your personality and who you are for someone you’re dating.
      24. Have art on your walls that’s not just unframed posters.
      25. Call your family, email them, send them a note when you miss them, they miss you just as much, if not more.
      26. Say yes to more things. This is the time to experiment and try anything, and you most likely won’t regret trying.