There are two things to remember when you hit the 20 mark:
Step 1: Be still
Most people get quite scared when they graduate from their teenage years. It’s actually confusing for some people. I graduated from College at the age of 19 and became 20, months after. Somehow, I feel like I’m a legit adult. The luxury and benefits of being a teenager slowly obscured. I’m off of school (for now) and now faced with this vague picture of reality. Pretty shitty, yes. You see, when you are a teenager and still in school, you pretty much can get whatever you want. Allowance, food, shelter. And everyone somehow feels like they have this responsibility to take care of you because you are still “young”. Well now that you are 20, can you still consider yourself young? Of course! There’s absolutely nothing to be afraid of. Personally, I feel like I’ve wasted a lot of my teenage years passing on opportunities because I was afraid of taking risks. Looking back, I wish I did take many chances as much as I can because opportunities mostly lurks around in school. But breathe kiddo, 20 is still young. And that means that you still have so much time to get your act together and do as much things as you would want when you were still a teenager. Relax, be still. However…
Step 2: Fuck it
NOW is the time. You may still be young but that should not give you the excuse to take everything for granted. Being a teenager gives you the benefit of having no care and the mentality of “I’m sorry. I was young, I didn’t know better.” Almost everybody could forgive you because you are young. But now, you’ve got this enormous responsibility - the steer of your life. You may be still young but everything you do will seriously matter. This is the time where you establish your self for your future. This is more than just finding a job but more of creating a career; not just about earning money but learning to save. You have to be very critical in your actions for it will greatly impact the next few years of your life. And in order to do that, you must strip yourself of all your childhood fears and insecurities. This is where you start creating your identity. So fuck it! Take as much opportunities as you can to sculpt your way to a bright future.
P.S. of course that is not a real tattoo, idiot. Oh and that was inspired by chris miles from skins. Eff yea