Being Mature

The times they are a-changin’.

This post seems to be older than 9 years—a long time on the internet. It might be outdated.

Editor’s Note: Not sure where this came from. It’s been sitting as a draft post for three years1. I think it may have come from How to be an Adult, by David Richo, which is a fantastic book.

  1. Face the facts
  2. Determine what’s not working
  3. Take responsibility for your actions and choices
  4. Make choices for yourself
  5. Acknowledge your emotions
  6. Say what needs to be said
  7. Acknowledge the authority you are beholden to
  8. Embracing what’s difficult
  9. Taking in/navigating the other perspectives in the room
  10. Opposite of being a victim of circumstance
  11. Knowing the difference between: didn’t, don’t want to, and can’t
  1. circa 2011/09/18