YPAF is a collection of voices from different ages, places and industries to share advice on starting off and being twenty. This week Cristina Reyeros shared her top 5 tips for twentysomethings, asking if they were “Alive or just breathing?”. On Monday, July 15th we will hear from Lindsay Shoemake from That Working Girl. Here is a sneak peak…
Your twenties. The movies depict them as that magical time in your life when you’re walking down Madison Avenue to your own theme song, your hair looks perfect, you’ve nailed your dream job, and when it comes to dating? The men just can’t get enough of you. However, life honestly doesn’t work that way for us twenties-somethings.
As I sat at company happy hour yesterday afternoon, my boss mentioned something that stuck with me. She said, “Your twenties are the best-worst time of your life. You’re figuring yourself out and you’re growing, but nothing feels quite permanent.” And that, ladies and gentleman, hits the nail on the head.
For more on this story and great advice from Lindsay Shoemake, tune in Monday morning at 9am for the full post.