40 Life Lessons I Have Learned [So Far] In My 20s

40 Life Lessons I've Learned In My Twenties

  I would like to think that the older I get, the wiser and smarter I become. At the rip old age of 26, I feel like I’ve learned a lot through trial and error. Below are the top 40 life lessons I’ve learned so far in my 20s. Here’s to making the rest of my twenties […]

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Tips For Your Twenties #2: Listening to NPR During Your Morning Commute Will Make You Smarter

Tips for 20s- listen to npr- navigating Adulthood

During a job interview at Vanguard 5 years ago, the interviewer asked me, “How do you keep up with current events?” I was a bit stumped, but responded that I tried to read the New York Times for a few minutes before class every day. When it was my turn to ask the interviewer questions, I […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup In Under 15 Minutes-Adulting In the Kitchen

Beginner-friendly recipe: Chicken noodle soup in under 15 minutes

Chicken Noodle Soup is the ultimate sick day food. Sure, you can also eat ramen, but chicken noodle soup is so much more nutritious and it’s way lower in sodium. One of the unfortunate parts of being a grownup is that you often have to take care of yourself when you’re sick. This soup is easy […]

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5 Hacks For Narrowing Your Job Search

5 Hacks For Narrowing Your Job Search

How to Narrow Your Job Search To Save Time and Effort Congratulations, if you’ve been following along this job search series, then you know how to stay organized during your job search and how to create a job search plan that will set you up for success . When I was last actively looking for a job, […]

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Tips For Your Twenties #1: Use A Steamer For Wrinkle-Free Clothing In Under 2 Minutes

Want to make any outfit look instantly better? Use a steamer to get rid of the wrinkles. Ironing is my least favorite chore. When I tell you that I’d rather clean the bathtub than iron my work clothes. Part of this intense dislike stems from the fact that I feel like it’s unnecessary. I mean, […]

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Super Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas You Can Still Get

Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas NavigatingAdulthood.com

In case you haven’t figured it out, Mother’s Day is on Sunday, which is just 2 days away! Here are some gift ideas for the special mother figure in your life that you can still get by Sunday (with next day shipping). It may cost a little more, but at least you won’t be late with […]

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4 Tips No One Told You For Creating A Job Search Plan

This post is part of the blog series Detailed, Step-By-Step Guides For How to Find A Job. In a previous post, I’ve shared how you can keep track of multiple job applications with my free tracker. Today, we’re going to talk about how to set yourself up for success when looking for a job. Finding a job is a […]

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Motivational Monday- Ability, Motivation, Attitude

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it." --Lou Holtz

I love this quote because it breaks success down into three key components: ability, motivation, and attitude. You need to have all three parts in order to be successful.  Ability– the skill at which you can perform tasks. The more you practice, the better you get. Although talent is a part of ability, I’m a firm […]

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