Mindfulness is a state of awareness and acceptance of one’s thoughts and emotions in a gentle, non-judgmental way. This means intentionally observing one’s thoughts and feelings, without avoidance and aversion, and without labeling the thoughts and feelings as good or bad, right or wrong. Mindfulness is about being in the present moment rather than dwelling on the past or worrying about the future.
If you are feeling lost in your 20s, you are not alone. It is okay if you are still figuring your way in your 20s. Age does not provide all answers; it provides perspectives.
Here are five life skills we think people in their 20s should learn to navigate the adulting journey better.