Why Young Adults Feel Lost in Their 20s

It is no longer a secret that our generation ( I was born in the 90s) is more confused than the previous generation. My grandfather was financially stable by the time he was just 20 and he started a family later when he was just 21. My dad was financially stable and owned a house by 25. It was actually common for people in their 20s to be stable than the opposite, back then, people were responsible by the time they were just 16. Nowadays, 30 is the new 16. What changed? Writing as a millennial myself it is natural…

Things you learn as you get older

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve learned key lessons in life that I wanted to share with you. I hope this helps you live the best life possible. Here are the top 8: Find your spark – A few times in life you will find your spark. It could be that art class you took in Italy. It could be the startup that you work late into the night for. It could be that best friend of yours that inspires you to start a motivational website. When you find that spark, hold on to it. Nurture it. It will propel you…

What sucks about being your age?

In this article I have compiled responses (from quora) to the question: what sucks about being your age? If you want to contribute to the conversation please leave a comment below. I am 23. I should have a Masters degree, established career, have 2 children, a Doctor/Engineer/Accountant CPA Qualified for a husband, investment properties, hundreds of thousands in savings and a 6 bedroom house by the shorelines of a major Australian capital city. … according to my parents. I grew up in a particularly different household in comparison to my peers. No parties, no sleepovers, no drinking, drugs, smoking, home…

Life has a formula and it’s simple

The truth is life has a formula no matter how many people say otherwise. It is worth mentioning that as long as a being has freedom then this formula applies. The limitation of the formula is that is doesnt work at all if freedom of choice is taken away and we have to keep in mind that many external factors can affect life. These factors are: political climate environmental climate The rest of the factors are up to a persons limiting beliefs. It is true that political and environmental climate can have a net positive/negative impact on a person or…

31 Dark Lessons Life Teaches You With Age

Never seek happiness from other people. You will never be happy in life if you do, knowing the fact that you are your own master and you hold your own happiness. Never depend into people for anything, you will always be let down. Never hold your expectations high for anything, just be yourself and live for the moment being constantly who you are, because when we expect the most we always get let down. Never escape problems always try to face them and solve them, because if you do the problems get bigger and they will drain you out of…

Signs that you are wasting your life

You are being so negative towards everything and everyone. You do not appreciate anything and anyone. You do not love yourself and keep on abusing yourself (with the use of drugs, alcohol, smoke, etc.) and therefore you cannot love anyone else in a healthy way. You are always abusive towards everyone, be it verbally or physically. You have no self respect and no self control, and therefore you do not respect anyone else and try to control everyone else around you, so it makes you feel better about yourself. You keep complaining about everything and everyone. Not a single positive…

Life as a 27 years old Zimbabwean girl

I was born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe and have been in this country my entire life. Second from a family of 3 girls, I was really fortunate to graduate with a bachelors degree from the University of Zimbabwe back in 2018. After getting my degree I had very high hopes. Thought I was going to start making bank, raking in money to live the lifestyle I also wanted and helping my sisters with school fees and all that. It turns out that I am the one who needed help.

The Power Of A Smile

What Is A Smile? A smile is a universal welcome remark says a man named Max Eastman. Scientifically a smile is a facial expression formed by flexing muscles at the sides of the mouth and usually the front teeth are exposed. Some smiles that might include the contraction of muscles around the eyes include an action known as Duchenne. Throughout the world, smiling is a form of communication between people. Smiling is also known to have the most positive emotional content. A smile shows how a person feels about a particular something. It is said that a smile is contagious…

It’s Human if it Breaks.

Imagine you are walking in a very beautiful flower garden,with that flower that you love so much planted everywhere and you just seem to want to remain in that garden forever. It is you who planted, nursed, watered and tended to these flowers right until they became mature and beautiful. Imagine then someone uprooting each and every flower that you planted in front of you, slowly but surely reaping your garden apart, How would you feel??? Indeed, it is better to lose through death than to lose because they don’t love you enough. (Death is better than a heartbreak)  …

That’s a Lethal Weapon! Drop it!!!

  Have you ever wondered what causes people to behave impulsively, have mood swings, be unusually moody or even have character traits that may seem anti-social? Most of us would associate such behaviors to a person’s upbringing, character etc. We would consider such people as those who did not receive a good upbringing or who are generally bad in nature. But is this really true? Are there people who are generally bad in nature? I believe not. in the African context, we are groomed to believe that a person’s behavior is shaped by how they were brought up and their…