25 Things You Should Do Before You're 25
A quarter-life bucket list.
Go back to somewhere really nostalgic from your childhood.
Find a way to wake up in the morning that you don’t completely hate.
Learn to cook at least three or four of your favourite meals really well.
And be able to create a three-course meal suitable for a small dinner party.
Go to the cinema on your own.
Decorate your rented flat to make it really feel like home.
Keep a couple of house plants that aren’t cacti.
Take that recommendation your friend has been trying to give you for years now. You know the one.
Visit another continent.
And go on at least one town or city break to somewhere in your own country that you wouldn’t normally think of visiting.
Ask your boss for a pay rise.
Learn a new skill, like a foreign language, an instrument, or even something like dealing cards.
Watch 100 of the IMDb top 250 movies of all time.
Organise a monthly dinner with your friends you don’t see all the time, so you don’t fall out of touch.
Find a form of exercise you actually enjoy.
Find a style that works for you and build a wardrobe around it. Try to add to it a little each month.
Group together all the clothes you no longer wear and give them all to charity. Try to be as brutal as you can.
And then treat yourself to an item of clothing that you really like but wouldn’t usually buy.
Make a list of 10 restaurants you really want to try out, and go to all of them. Once you’ve completed it, do 10 more.
Take something that’s always interested you and really teach yourself about it.
Keep a list of books you want to read and work your way through it.
Make sure you know how to do basic household things like change a lightbulb, clean the toilet, and put a wash on without ruining anything.
Do one thing that falls well outside of your comfort zone.
Make a special savings pot that isn’t for “the future”, but for something you really, really want.
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