How Many Life Skills Do You Have?

Everyone should know how to do these things. Right?

  1. Check off all you can do...
    1. 1 I can sew.
    2. 2 I can tie a man’s tie.
    3. 3 I can make a meal without a recipe.
    4. 4 I can build a fire.
    5. 5 I can bandage a wound.
    6. 6 I can navigate with an IRL map (NOT Google Maps).
    7. 7 I can measure a piece of furniture to know if it fits in a space.
    8. 8 I can change a tire.
    9. 9 I know how to check oil in a car.
    10. 10 I know the proper way to fold a fitted sheet.
    11. 11 I know how to do laundry.
    12. 12 I know how to iron a shirt.
    13. 13 I know how to stop a toilet from overflowing.
    14. 14 I know how to set up a wireless network.
    15. 15 I know how to use Excel.
    16. 16 I can create a basic website/blog.
    17. 17 I know how to craft a résumé.
    18. 18 I know how to cook eggs at least three different ways.
    19. 19 I know how to use chopsticks.
    20. 20 I know CPR.
    21. 21 I know how to perform the Heimlich maneuver.
    22. 22 I know how to calculate a tip.
    23. 23 I can do a push-up.
    24. 24 I can swim.
    25. 25 I can drive.
    26. 26 I can ride a bike.
    27. 27 I can do basic math in my head.
    28. 28 I can do long division on paper.
    29. 29 I can keep a plant alive.
    30. 30 I can make pasta without under- or overcooking it.
    31. 31 I can tie a proper knot.
    32. 32 I can open a champagne bottle.
    33. 33 I can drive a stick shift.
    34. 34 I can use both a Mac and PC.
    35. 35 I can parallel park.
    36. 36 I know when fruits and vegetables are ripe.
    37. 37 I can assemble Ikea furniture by myself.
    38. 38 I know what to do if you spill red wine on carpet.
    39. 39 I know what to do to remove blood stains.
    40. 40 I know how to jump-start a car.
    41. 41 I know how to read and understand nutrition labels.
    42. 42 I know what to do if I get in a car accident.
    43. 43 I know how to budget. (Well, doesn’t mean you actually FOLLOW it, but you get how to…)
    44. 44 I can write letters with few spelling and grammar errors.
    45. 45 I can bargain at a flea market.
    46. 46 I can carve a turkey or chicken.
    47. 47 I know how to operate a fire extinguisher.
    48. 48 I can use a sewing machine.
    49. 49 I can successfully bake a cake with a recipe.
    50. 50 I know how to properly set a table.
    51. 51 I can adjust my Facebook privacy settings with ease.
    52. 52 I know how to treat a bee sting.
    53. 53 I understand what goes in the recycling versus trash.
    54. 54 I know how how make a soft-, medium-, and hard-boiled egg.
    55. 55 I know how to back up my information.
    56. 56 I know how to update my phone.
    57. 57 I understand how to manage/store my music and photos.
    58. 58 I know how to use an electric drill.
    59. 59 I know how to hang a picture.
    60. 60 I can install something — like a shelf or curtain hooks — into the wall.
    61. 61 I can braid hair.
    62. 62 I can throw a football.
    63. 63 I can set up a barbecue fire.
    64. 64 I can cook meat to a desired level (rare, well-done, etc).
    65. 65 I know how to make a mixed drink.
    66. 66 I can do my taxes.
    67. 67 I can change a diaper.
    68. 68 I understand how to throw a punch.
    69. 69 I can actually throw a punch.
    70. 70 I can negotiate a raise.
    71. 71 I can figure out which direction points north without a compass.
    72. 72 I can navigate the subway without having to ask for help.
    73. 73 I know how to send someone a large file.
    74. 74 I know how to use Twitter.
    75. 75 I understand what a 401(k) is.
    76. 76 I understand how the stock market works.
    77. 77 I understand the terms of my health insurance program.
    78. 78 I know what an abnormal mole might look like.
    79. 79 I can change a lightbulb.
    80. 80 I can read a text and recall the most important details.
    81. 81 I can do an pretty decent dive into a pool.
    82. 82 I can ski.
    83. 83 I can recognize (but not necessarily speak) languages like Spanish, French, German, and Italian.
    84. 84 I know how to clean the filters in my vacuum.
    85. 85 I can replace a vacuum belt.
    86. 86 I know how to paint a room.
    87. 87 If named a state in the U.S., I could describe where it is.
    88. 88 If named a country in Europe, I could describe where it is.
    89. 89 I could draw a basic map of the world.
    90. 90 I know how to play sudoku.
    91. 91 I know how to polish silver.
    92. 92 I know how to eat a lobster.
    93. 93 I can fix a leaky faucet.
    94. 94 I know how to use the internet — beyond Google — for finding things.
    95. 95 I am good at finding exactly what I’m looking for online.
    96. 96 I can wrap a gift (and it won’t look like someone with no fingers wrapped it).
    97. 97 I have been able to get around in a foreign country by myself with ease.
    98. 98 I can remove a splinter.
    99. 99 I know how to properly clean (the exterior) of my computer and electronic devices.
    100. 100 I understand how a mortgage works.

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