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20somethings

A Survival Checklist For Your 20s

Christina Berchini | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Christina Berchini

I have a confession to make: I spent my 20s as one of the most insecure, unsure, conflicted people you could ever hope to meet. Looking back, I realize that the vast majority of the way my 20s played out was my own doing.

5 Things I Wish I Knew at 22

Meerabelle Dey | Posted 06.22.2015 | College
Meerabelle Dey

When you are 22, good advice is hard to come by. Why? Because in your 20s, everyone wants you to make decisions that serve their needs.

On Finally Breaking Free From Paralyzing Perfectionism

Rebecca Strong | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Rebecca Strong

People like to idealize perfectionism. They convey it as an endearing quirk, a Woody Allen-esque neurosis. But here's the thing: Striving for excellence and setting unrealistic expectations for yourself are very different things.

Why I Miss And Don't Miss My 20s

Angela J. Kim | Posted 04.25.2015 | Women
Angela J. Kim

We were untamed, raw and daring. We used words like f*ck and sh*t proudly and loudly at stupid boys and into thin air. We didn't worry about what others thought about us, because we were happy with who we are.

I'm Disabled, 20-Something And Believe In Love

Kristin Duquette | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Duquette

I never knew how much I was truly cared about or that I actually influence people's lives. Society has a tendency to see me as a broken individual, but with love, I've learned to shatter those lenses and begin to see myself as a source of love.

All Millennials Want for Christmas Won't Fit in Santa's Bag

Unwritten | Posted 02.15.2015 | College
Unwritten

I no longer want a $500 leather jacket that will probably get beer spilled all over it at a party. My ideal Christmas list simply consists of one intangible item that certainly cannot fit in Santa's bag: future employment.

10 Vital Pieces of Advice Every 20-Something Needs to Hear

Unwritten | Posted 02.10.2015 | College
Unwritten

From one disheveled, stressed out twenty-something to another, you are not alone. Step back and enjoy this time of your life -- it may seem overwhelming, but these years fly by. Don't take any of these experiences for granted.

The Selfish Years: 10 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your 20s

Unwritten | Posted 01.20.2015 | College
Unwritten

It may suck to constantly be broke, not have any clue what we're doing with our lives and eat ramen noodles for dinner every night, but we'll never be as free as we are right now.

Pretending to Have Lots of Money

Alex Madda | Posted 12.28.2014 | Comedy
Alex Madda

Working hard to appear rich has its price (literally). In about 48 hours, you've put your bank account (and your heart) deep in the red. You now have $14 left for the second half of the month.

The Quarter-Life Crisis: Who Said Being a 20-Something Was Easy?

Unwritten | Posted 12.27.2014 | College
Unwritten

So what if some days you wake up and decide that you need to go vegetarian and then have a cheeseburger for dinner? So what if you have no clue what you want or what you're doing most days? Here's a little secret: no one really does.

3 Ways 20-Somethings Can Get Debt-Free

Credit.com | Posted 10.05.2014 | Money
Credit.com

Getting debt-free in your 20s can be more than just a dream. It can become your reality if you are willing to work hard, pay your debt obligations as agreed and spend less than you make.

Where I'm From Is Not Actually Where I'm From

Stephen Mariani | Posted 08.05.2014 | Chicago
Stephen Mariani

"Where are you from?" It's a simple question, but for a generation of 20-somethings constantly trying to find themselves and where they belong, it's so much more than that.

Because I'm a 20-Something

Jessica Jensen | Posted 11.25.2013 | College
Jessica Jensen

I've always liked including myself in the 20-something category. Growing up, but not quite grown up. But it seems like the older I've gotten, the more aware I've become of my short-lived stay in the '20s' and the pressure to fit the mold of all of the rest of the twentyfivers.

How 20-Somethings Will Shape The Future

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Brzezinski

Perhaps in 20 years global citizens or political leaders will be able to relate to each other with just a little more ease because of the sense of connectivity among many young people today.

What the New York Times Missed About "20-Somethings"

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David D. Burstein

The New York Times article, "What Is It About 20-Somethings" has missed the amazing success stories of so many in this generation, and the unprecedented levels of accomplishment and achievement of so many of its members.

Inspiration From Generation-Y

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Gen Yers are willing to take risks and think outside the box. In fact, "the box" never existed for them.