Twenty Five Years Old seems like a lifetime away at the moment but in reality, it’s only just four years away for me! Scary right? By the time I’m Twenty Five, there is plenty I would like to achieve and do. I believe that these are some of my final few years where I won’t be tied down and there will still be some ease for me to achieve the things I would like to do. As I post this at the age of 21 I plan on using the next four years to experiment and be a bit spontaneous (or as spontaneous as I can get) as I’m still finding my feet in the adult world.
There are plenty of things I would like to do and achieve in the next few years. I think physically writing them down and bringing you all along with me as I achieve them all will give me that little bit of extra motivation I need.
Let’s start with the biggest one! Moving out. This absolutely terrifies me and is something I have been putting off for a couple of years already by deciding to stay local for University and living in my family home. I love the thought of moving out, having that independence and being able to add your own personal touches to a place however every time I become even close to even potentially moving out my anxiety soars and I end up backing out. Within the next four years, I want to make moving out a reality of mine. Whether it be with friends, as part of my Masters or by myself this will be a massive step for me but one most definitely worth taking.
Travel by Myself.
Another one that sets my anxiety right off is the thought of travelling by myself. As you all know travelling is one of my favourite things to do (it’s even a major part of my blog) but the thought of doing it completely alone scares me to the point I truly believe that I can’t do it. As I get older and hopefully progress in my chosen career path I will be required to travel (probably multiple times a year) to many destinations across the world and for this to work I will need to get over my travel anxiety. Before I’m twenty-five I will have been on a trip (involving an aeroplane) completely by myself.
So this one I have wanted ever since being little so I thought it fitting to be my top priority. If you know me you probably are aware that I have suffered from anxiety since a fairly young age (all beginning at just 7 years old) so for many many years, this seemed like something that would never happen for me. I was so blind to what “happy” actually was and how good it actually makes you feel. In the past couple of years I have come a long way but still, have a long way to go. Of course, mental health is a journey full of ups and downs and I expect that however seeing how far I have come in the past couple of years I’d love to see how much further I can come in five more. Another goal related to this would be to get off of my tablets currently helping to ease my anxiety and depression. I was going to give the two their own titles but turns out they’re both very similar.
Know Who I Am
Sitting here writing this now I’m honestly struggling to identify exactly who I am. There are still so many questions I have about myself that I’m still yet to explore but have never given myself the time to. Within the next five years, this is going to change. I need to give myself the time to explore exactly who I am, which in turn, I believe will factor into my chance of finding true happiness from within myself.
Have had at least one paid role.
I think this is every University Graduates dream especially as the job market is so competitive. I would love to have had at least one paid role on the film set whatever that role may be. Hopefully, I’ll have been volunteering up until this point building up my experience and portfolio.
Before I should even be thinking about getting a job after university I need to focus on getting my degree. So far I have managed to score 1sts and 2:1s I hope that I manage to continue on this path right through to graduation!
These are just a few of the big things I would love to achieve by the time I’m 25 years old! At the time of writing this, I am 21 and even though I’m now definitely in my twenties I still feel as though 25 is years off. I guess it’s because there are so many big and challenging things coming my way in this short period of time.
At what age did you achieve these things if you have already or if you haven’t what’s your biggest goal at the moment? I would love to know in the comments!