Nice article by Gretchen Rubin on LinkedIn.  This applies to all of us – not just the newly-minted young adults.  Be sure you read the last one.  The article is a great starting point.

My Best Advice for Graduates: 12 Tips for A Happy Life

  1. Know yourself
  2. Beware of Drift
  3. Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good
  4. Write (and re-write) your own set of personal commandments
  5. Identify the problem
  6. Take care of your body; exercise regularly and get enough sleep
  7. Don’t expect to be motivated by motivation
  8. Give time and energy to keep relationships strong
  9. Ask yourself, “Whom do I envy?”
  10. Remember, everyone makes mistakes
  11. Know your “tell.”
  12. Collect your own Secrets of Adulthood.

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