1. The absolute horror of going to bed late. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Disney I am a proud nanna who enjoys being in bed by 8:30. Why??? Because it's GODDAMN BLISS! 2. And the knock on effect of then sleeping in. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Nickelodeon TRUST ME! Getting up at a reasonable hour after you've gone to bed early makes you feel 10 years younger. And that first, early morning stretch is practically orgasmic. 3. The cringe of partying like this on a Wednesday night. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF CW Puking in the toilet at work the morning after while your boss is in the stall next to you is not worth it. Shots on a weekday only lead to late deadlines and disappointing performance reviews. 4. The awkwardness of hanging out with people when you don't mesh well. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Paramount Pictures Being an adult means finding diplomatic and mature ways – read: Don't throw a vodka cranberry at them – to not spend time with people that you don't like. It's okay to remove toxic people from your life – your mental health will thank you for it. 5. And the suffering that comes with toxic family members. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC You're allowed to choose positive people over "negative Nancys", even if those Nancys are your family. Choose your mental health and personal positivity over what your family wants from you. 6. The misery of going to places where you won't enjoy yourself. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF CBS Finding yourself at a mutual friend's house party when you really wanted to be five chapters deep in a book is the DEFINITION of not being your masterful adult self. 7. The worry of not planning your budget for your lifestyle. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF 20th Century Fox If you want to spend $250 on a girl's night out then TREAT YO' SELF! Just make sure you've budgeted for that wild night so you're not eating two-minute noodles for the rest of the month. 8. The laziness of not learning to cook. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF FOX Planning your meals and sticking to your grocery list is the ultimate act of adulthood. Trust me, there's nothing better than opening the fridge on a Monday morning and seeing your colour-coordinated tupperware. Plus you'll feel better for eating right and it helps you save money for a night out. 9. The nausea of over-drinking, by yourself and in company. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF CBS Watching your intake or trying a month sober is not something to be sneered at. It's a herculean effort and stopping after a glass or two is a skill we all need to master. And if people are pressuring you to drink more or are being unsupportive then I think we've found one of those "negative Nancys". 10. The regret of neglecting your hobbies. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC Rediscovering craft was an honest highlight of my adult life. It's a great way to have some downtime and take your mind off your worries – especially if you suck at meditating. 11. The mistakes of ignoring self-care. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF City Tv Something as simple as a face mask can give you a whole new outlook on life and make you feel like you're on your adulting way. And if your version of self-care is lighting some candles, spending an hour in the bathtub and listening to Dua Lipa echoing against the tiles – do it! 12. The concern of loaning friends money. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Universal Pictures Loaning friends money is always a minefield and sometimes you're just going to have to tell Jessica to go buy her purse from Kmart and not Gucci. At the end of the day, your friendship is going to be a lot better if you're not constantly hounding the other person for money back. 13. The exhaustion of getting stuck in relationships you don't want. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF FOX You might be frightened of being alone but a bad relationship can affect your work, your friends and your health. Knowing yourself and knowing when you're not happy is a great by-product of growing up. 14. The comfort of staying the same. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC Instead of succumbing to the nine-to-five routine, challenge yourself to do something different. You can play AFL, do night classes in literally anything or read your way through a library – it's up to you! You won't feel stagnant or bored if you're constantly upskilling yourself. 15. The pressure of being what you think you "should" be. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Touchstone pictures You're the only one of you, so do what makes you happy. That's the mark of a ~true~ adult. BuzzFeed It’s adulting week at BuzzFeed Oz! We’re celebrating everything it means to be an adult in 2019 — and discussing how to be a better one. Click here to check out more.