Adulting is hard, but that doesn’t mean you should try to avoid growing up. A few simple skills will help you feel confident when you step into the world on your own.
Whatever you think “adulting” means, there are probably some parts of it that seem really intimidating. You might be used to relying on your parents when something goes wrong or a big life event is about to happen, but there are a few things you can learn to do now to feel less like an impostor when you enter the world on your own. Here are 10 skills to learn today.
1. Change a Tire
One of the best things about adulting is driving, right? Cruising sometimes comes to a sudden halt with you get a flat. Open the trunk, and somewhere in there is a spare tire, a jack, and a lug wrench. Practice getting off the hubcap, removing the lug nuts which hold the tire onto the wheel, safely jacking up the car to remove the flat, and putting on the spare.