1. You must master the art of being alone. Haejin Park for BuzzFeed 2. And fully embrace your body's potential. Zoe Burnett / BuzzFeed 3. You must carry the basic essentials with you at all times. Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed 4. Make sure you enjoy the smell of a good old-fashioned book now and then. Loryn Brantz / BuzzFeed 5. Set realistic expectations for your love life. Adam Ellis / BuzzFeed 6. Find a surefire way to make sure you get enough sleep. Maritsa Patrinos / BuzzFeed 7. You have to learn to show people and possessions basic human decency. Loryn Brantz / BuzzFeed 8. Mastery of organization skills will come in handy in the most dire circumstances. Karina Farek for BuzzFeed 9. And learning to cook is a skill you will keep with you for the rest of your life. Loryn Brantz / BuzzFeed 10. Learn to be punctual. (Even when it's the hardest thing in the world.) Mollie Shafer-Schweig / BuzzFeed 11. And learning to open up to another living thing will help you find true peace of mind. Adam Ellis / BuzzFeed For more skills, follow BuzzFeed Comics on Facebook and Instagram!