In few weeks time, I will be 24 and I have been thinking of things that must be accomplished before I clock 25 – you think am too forward?
That’s far from the truth. I just take a quick look at the things I managed to achieve in the past 330 days of my life, then I realized that there are more to achieve at 24.
Hey, don’t misinterpret me, I’m no going to engage in illegal dealings to achieve quick goals— that’s not me.
And, again, let me say to you that “I am not in a hurry to get things as I won’t go out of God’s plan for my life”
However, there are some things I must achieve or correct before I clock 25 and I will be unveiling them later in this write-up.
This article is equally important to everyone who is yet to clock 25 years of age.
This list will help you build a great future for yourself and will make you live a better life.
So what are the things you should do before celebrating your 25th birthday?
1. I Should Start Eating Good Food
The past three years of my life has seen me struggle for good food, but the upcoming year will be very different by God’s grace.
Knowing that my body is in that state where nutritious and delicious meal is very important, I hope to take dieting to a new and better level.
If you fall in this category, try to change your diet to food that will increase your growth in order to portray the appearance that suits your age.
You can click here to see a perfect time table. As for me, I trust my Nigerian meal…den go do the magic.
2. Develop The Courage To Reject Some Offer
Since I began this writing job as a profession, I have failed to reject many offers even when they are not conducive.
This is because I believe writing comes naturally to me. But that’s not it, I just realized that it was as a result of my inability to turn people down.
That’s going to change anyway, and same thing should applicable to you.
At 24, you should be able to turn down opportunities that won’t help your standard of living.
The bottom line is learn when to say no and when to say yes. You should be able to know what’s right for you.
3. Learn to be alone
This is added to the list for the sake of my readers because I’m one person who loves to stay alone, no thanks to my shying nature.
At 24, you are expected to focus on the things that will improve your life as you are edging towards becoming the head of the a family.
As much as you can’t stop partying or being with friends, you should have a period in which you will be alone to meditate on how to better yourself.
4. Save More Money
Another thing that we all should do before reaching 25 is developing the habit that saves money.
You don’t have to spend lavishly, begin to save for your future. The logic is simple — make $20; save at least $5 and spend $15 on important things.
Alternatively, you should be able to strike a balance between your expenses and savings.
5. Learn How To Cook
I guess there is a need for me to learn how to cook — is it not like I can’t cook at all o!
The fact that I’m no longer under anybody’s care means I would be doing the cooking myself. So, I should improve my cooking skills.
My brother, same thing is applicable to you. You can’t rely on your babe (girlfriend) to cook all the time.
You need to learn how to cook so that one person no go dey use you do Shakara (Nigerian pidgin English).
6. Engage In Regular Exercise
I should pay more attention to exercise now because this is the best time I need my body to be in good shape.
Apart from keeping the body fit, exercise also helps in boosting mental health. Nobody wants to be a dullard na!
7. Time To Build Myself Up By Accepting Who I am
I ought to have done this before now, and it still surprises me that I’m yet to accept the fact that there are something I can’t change until we become rich or change at all.
It’s now time to build the person inside of me and stop putting all my focus on things physical appearance.
This doesn’t me I won’t look nice, but that won’t be my major focus because attitude is much more important than beauty and swag — am I right?
8. I Should Be A Cheerful Giver
It is more blessed to give than to receive. So, giving is non-negotiable.
I have been a cheerful giver right from time, but I pray for more of God’s blessing so that I can improve.
You should think of doing the same before you reach 25. It’s not the amount of money or wealth that matters to the kingdom but the number of people you help with what you possess.
9. Time To Remember My Parents
If a parent struggles to train a child in the right way (like my parent did to me), they should be expecting something from the child once he or she clocks 24 or 25 if everything works out as planned.
I pray things work out as planned, I think it’s time to give back to the hands that feed me while growing up.
This is not up for discussion, it’s a must that you give back to your parents if you are financially capable to do so.
You should remember your father and mother and place them on monthly salary —if you can.
10. Let go of Any Grudge or Resentment
I don’t have any grudge against anyone. Hence, I’m adding this point to the list because of everyone reading the post.
You are matured enough to settle your differences with people as soon as you can.
It is only a child who keeps malice or holds grudges against others over a lengthy period of time.
Forgive and move on, you don’t want to prevent yourself from being a happy soul — do you?
11. Time to Choose Quality Friends
You friends are reflection of who you are. This is why you’re advised to go for quality friends.
Check your friend list and see who should be dumped or retained before you clock 25. I am equally going to do the same.
What other things do you wish to add to the points above? Feel free to paste them in the comment box so that I too can learn from you.