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Turning 21 And Clueless About Life

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So, it’s my 21st birthday tomorrow and I’ve not got the slightest clue what I’m doing with my life. I honestly can’t believe I’ve got to this age and I am where I am in my life. I feel like I haven’t achieved anything of any importance. It also makes me feel old to think I left college almost three years ago and school FIVE years ago! Where has the time gone?!

This might seem a bit silly but here’s a list of things I hope to achieve or be doing when I’m 25. I was gonna do a list of things I’d like to achieve by the time I’m 30 but then I imagined my life panning out something like Bridget Jones’ Diary and I really can’t think about that or imagine being 30!

1. Not be stuck in a job I loath.

2. Figure out what I want to do with my life.

3. Go to at least one Formula One Grand Prix.

4. Move out (I’d LOVE to live to London!).

5. Read more books (this one’s kind of ongoing).

6. Be less pessimistic (yeah, I know).

7. Travel.

8. Not be poor (I’m not sure where I’m going with this one).

9. Not be surrounded by people who are complete arseholes.

10. Buy a designer dress and handbag (regardless of whether I can afford it or not!)

11. Start writing the thoughts you have in your head and see what story is created.

12. Have more to laugh about.

13. Be more spontaneous.

14. Actually enjoy life!

See you all tomorrow…aged 21!

The Four Day Week

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So, it’s the 1st November today. How did that happen?! Where has the year gone? I feel like I haven’t done much and it’s kind of been a waste of a year. I feel bad when I’ve wasted a day or a week, but a year; now that’s a bad feeling.

On 29th October I realised it was three months until my 21st birthday. Again, how can I be almost 21? I think the happiness of getting older is only there as long as you want it to stay around. I know some people hate it when their birthday comes round ‘another year gone’ kind of thing. As sad as it sounds I’m not really excited because 21 seems like an age to grow up, you know? Like be a real proper adult. Scary. I mean, you have the excitement of getting a job at 16, leaving school and starting college; you can drive when you’re 17 and drink legally when you’re 18 so by the time you’re 21 the nostalgia of doing these things kind of disappear. So 21 seems scary more than sad!

On a brighter note I have a four day week at work. Everyone loves four day weeks 🙂 I hope you’re enjoying your day whether you’re at school, college, university, work, or on the dole. Actually, if you’re on the dole getting into a habit of watching Jeremy Kyle isn’t healthy.