Everything you need to know about making growing up suck less.
~Adulting~ pretty much means having more responsibilities now, and realizing you’re not sure about how to actually get them done.
It can also mean that you're just at a point where you want to feel like you have your shit together. And that's daunting AF.
Luckily for you, BuzzFeed Health rounded up some of the best articles that will help you be a better adult in every aspect of your life, from your health to your relationships and your home to your finances — and so on. Let's go!
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If you're currently struggling with the whole “finding a job” thing, read 34 Tips That Will Help You Actually Get A Job Offer. The tips come from BuzzFeed Community users who have gone through it, so they know your pain.
Example tip: “Commit to submitting five cover letters and résumés per week, minimum. Send them, then forget them — at least until you get a reply. Dragging your feet while you wait to hear from your dream job and then being sad that you didn't get a response is a waste of time. Crank out those applications and don't look back.”
Getting enough sleep is a basic requirement for being healthy, both mentally and physically, so if you're trying to be a better-functioning adult, it's a good place to start. But just because it's good for you doesn't mean it's easy. 17 Cheat Sheets That Will Actually Help You Sleep Better breaks down everything from good before-bed relaxation techniques to responsible caffeine intake so you can get the best rest.
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Whether your roommate is a perfectly respectable human or a demon from hell, living in complete harmony all the time is pretty much impossible. Read 23 Tips For Living With Roommates Without Going Fucking Crazy for ways to get through the days until you can afford your own place.
Example tip: If you two have wildly different standards when it comes to cleanliness, figure out different but equal ways you guys can contribute. Meaning, instead of getting pissed every time your roommate does a half-assed job cleaning the kitchen, maybe you take kitchen duty full-time and your roommate can be in charge of stocking up on toilet paper and other communal supplies.