How to Adult

How to Adult
  • 5 minutes
  • 118 episodes
  • education
  • adulting
  • how to adult

We're an edutainment channel dedicated to teaching everything you need to know as an adult that school never taught you.

How to Say Goodbye

Because saying goodbye is a difficult thing that adults sometimes have to do, we’ve decided to make our last episode about how to say goodbye. Keep in touch with the How to Adult 2.0 team: Discover more videos produced by Complexly here: http://complexly.com/ Check out Rachel's movie review podcast and Instagram here: https://twitter.com/reellovepod https://www.instagram.com/menamachines/ Hank on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hankgreen Writer Kate Whittle on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kettlemt Check out producer Caitlin Hofmeister's podcast about the shortcomings and failures that make up real life: https://www.justfinepodcast.com/ and her Twitter: https://twitter.com/SnarkyFern Director Sarah Meismer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SarahMeez Writer and collaborator Josef "Tuna" Metesh on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tunaloons Collaborator Sam Schultz on Twitter: https://twitter.com/slamschultz Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Check out merch at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult

3 months ago

How to Install Drivers

Drivers allow your computer communicate with the hardware you have plugged in. In this video, we explain how to install them. Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult

3 months ago

How to Take Care of Yourself When You're Sick

No one can avoid getting sick 100% of the time, but what do you do if you get sick and you still have to go out in the world and adult? Here's a guide. Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult Sources: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/takingcare.htm https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/common-cold/in-depth/cold-remedies/art-20046403 http://www.johnshopkinshealthreview.com/issues/fall-winter-2016/articles/a-users-guide-to-the-common-cold https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/expert-answers/how-many-hours-of-sleep-are-enough/faq-20057898 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2803113/ Neti Pots https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2778074/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20238351 http://www.fammed.wisc.edu/nasal-irrigation/

3 months ago

How to Clean a Car's Exterior

Get your car sparkly-clean, lower your environmental impact, and discover a new use for toothpaste in this car wash episode of How to Adult! Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult Resources: http://www.carwash.org/docs/default-document-library/Water-Use-in-the-Professional-Car-Wash-Industry.pdf

3 months ago

How to Unclog a Toilet

There aren't many things as horrifying as discovering that the toilet is clogged. Today we're learning how to deal with it before it happens. Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult

4 months ago

How to Slow Cooker

The slow cooker is known for letting you "set it and forget it", but getting your recipes to taste good is another matter! Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult Some good links: https://www.today.com/food/11-slow-cooker-tips-tricks-every-home-cook-needs-know-t60156 https://www.thekitchn.com/categories/slow_cooker https://www.bonappetit.com/test-kitchen/common-mistakes/article/6-ways-to-screw-up-crock-pot-recipes https://www.thekitchn.com/5-signs-it-s-time-to-upgrade-your-slow-cooker-224317 https://www.thekitchn.com/the-5-safety-rules-of-slow-cookers-224313 https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/food-safety-education/get-answers/food-safety-fact-sheets/safe-food-handling/danger-zone-40-f-140-f/CT_Index

4 months ago

6 Tips on Remembering to Do Things!

One of the most major skills of adulthood is being able to remember to do things that need done. We've got some tips to help. Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Check out How to ADHD at: https://www.youtube.com/howtoadhd Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult On working memory: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2864034/ On sleep and memory: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3768102/

4 months ago

How to Seek Therapy

Seeking out a therapist can feel like a daunting task, but we're here to break it down step-by-step. Crash Course on psychotherapy methods!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nEL44QkL9w&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOPRKzVLY0jJY-uHOH9KVU6&index=35 Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult References: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/choose-therapist.aspx http://lifehacker.com/5874359/how-do-i-select-a-therapist-or-counselor https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Living-with-a-Mental-Health-Condition/What-to-Do-In-a-Crisis http://www.naddssw.org/pages/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Social-Work-State-licensure-Details.pdf https://www.counseling.org/docs/licensure/72903_excerpt_for_web.pdf

4 months ago

How to Use Public Transportation

Let us take you on a high-speed chase to demystify the use of public transportation. Bus audio: Pedaling Prince Tire screech 1 audio: audible-edge Special thanks to Ceri Riley! Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult sources/resources https://lifehacker.com/5942185/how-to-ride-public-transportation-without-losing-your-mind http://www.apta.com/mediacenter/ptbenefits/Pages/default.aspx http://mta-nyc.custhelp.com/app/ask_sh https://mic.com/articles/120898/7-simple-ways-to-stop-sexual-harassment-on-the-nyc-subway#.ORceyACmR http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-metro-sexual-harassment-20150416-story.html

5 months ago

How to Journal

Journaling can be a great way to express yourself, keep tabs on your progress, or even process trauma. If you're not sure where to start, this video should help! Evernote: https://evernote.com/ Ommwriter: https://ommwriter.com/ Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult References: http://transformationalchange.pbworks.com/f/stressjournaling.pdf http://apt.rcpsych.org/content/11/5/338 https://www.brainpickings.org/2014/09/04/famous-writers-on-keeping-a-diary/

5 months ago

5 Things to Know when you Turn 18

If you or someone you love is turning 18 in the near future, here are five pieces of advice for a newly-minted adult. 1 - Voting Check out How to Vote in Every State here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8spm2Qh60U4 2 - Memorizing Your Social Security Number 3 - Documenting Your Apartment 4 - Mental Health Services can be Affordable Check out Mike's video on dealing with depression and finding help here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2b5V9fBO90 and keep an eye out for another video about finding a therapist in the near future. 5 - You Don't Have to Have Things Figured Out Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! COUNSELING AND MEDICATION RESOURCES: THE NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE -- 1-800-273-8255 (U.S.) For information on international hotlines, please see http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult RESOURCES: https://www.nasi.org/sites/default/files/research/Young_Person's_Guide_to_Social_Security_3rd_Edition_optimized.pdf http://clark.com/personal-finance-credit/things-to-know-about-social-security/ https://www.bankrate.com/retirement/will-social-security-be-there-when-you-need-it/ https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote https://www.dmv.org/voter-registration.php http://www.nbcnews.com/id/12359845/ns/business-consumer_news/t/when-are-social-security-numbers-required/#.Wk6VOBM-c8Y https://www.investopedia.com/articles/personal-finance/050615/purpose-having-social-security-number.asp https://www.angloinfo.com/how-to/belgium/moving/voting http://www.aec.gov.au/FAQs/Voting_Australia.htm https://www.rd.com/home/improvement/photos-to-take-before-moving/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamtanner/2013/09/25/does-t-mobile-really-need-your-social-security-number/#1a23f6e837ae https://www.creditcards.com/credit-card-news/social-security-number-disclose-1282.php https://www.ssa.gov/

5 months ago

Debt Pt. 2: Paying It Back

Visit https://www.nationaldebtrelief.com/HTA to get a free report comparing all your debt relief options. Paying back debt can be a difficult and stressful endeavor. But with a deep breath, a plan of attack, and some research, you can get off to a good start. Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult Sources: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/17/business/dealbook/household-debt-united-states.html https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertberger/2017/07/20/debt-snowball-versus-debt-avalanche-what-the-academic-research-shows/#6b2063ec1454 https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/dealing-debt Researching services: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0153-choosing-credit-counselor Producer Caitlin Hofmeister on Avocado Toast: http://thefinancialdiet.com/8-things-expected-feel-guilty-spending-money-shouldnt/ On Budgeting: Financial Diet - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej9xIFrMDRM How to Adult - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMleQotn-oA A Conversation About Budgeting ft. The Financial Diet [HTA&TFD]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMTHDvChLDA On Freelancing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLOzghe4W4Q

6 months ago

Debt Pt. 1: A Primer on Borrowing Money

Visit https://www.nationaldebtrelief.com/HTA to get a free report comparing all your debt relief options. Throughout adulthood, you'll probably encounter many different kinds of debt. The more you know about borrowing money, the more you can shape your financial future. Relevant Videos: How Student Loans Work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-Lf4ETeiAQ 7 Steps to Buying a House: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xwbodhLDIg How to Buy a Car: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3e4yfMOQ0M Master Your Cards in 4 Minutes: Debt vs. Credit EXPLAINED!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlvdEvO63co Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult Sources: https://www.creditcards.com/glossary/term-unsecured-credit-cards.php https://creditcards.usnews.com/how-student-loans-affect-your-credit-score https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/05/payday-lending/476403/ https://www.experian.com/blogs/ask-experian/medical-debt-and-your-credit-score/ https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-spotlights-concerns-with-medical-debt-collection-and-reporting/ http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-buy-a-home-you-can-afford-2015-8 https://www.debt.org/consolidation/loans/

6 months ago

How to Winter Holiday on a Budget

The winter holidays can be a stressful time and put a strain on your budget, so How to Adult put together 9 tips to make your holiday season cost less. How to say no: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vs-Km-0QsBc Some decorating DIY: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.marthastewart.com/269354/magazine-christmas-trees&sa=D&ust=1513792602480000&usg=AFQjCNEfputx1CNIz3o3kaDCx0Urd9mEtg Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult

6 months ago

How to Tie a Necktie

A step-by-step guide to tying a tie, with varying degrees of fanciness. 0:42 Four-In-Hand 2:20 The Windsor 3:51 The Eldredge Knot Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult

7 months ago

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

Ever have that moment where you look at the fire extinguisher on the wall and realize you have no idea how to use it? We here at How to Adult have, and so we made this video! Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult

7 months ago

How to Mail a Thank You Card

With the advent of the internet, sending mail yourself has become much less common. Brush up on your snail mail skills, and let someone know you're thankful for them! Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult

7 months ago

Grief and the Death of a Loved One

Death can be a difficult subject to talk about, but it's an important part of life. Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! And thank you to the Patreon patron who suggested this video. Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult If you want to dive into this subject further, here are a couple of podcast suggestions: A preacher has made it her job to get her congregation prepared for death. A podcast about talking to loved ones about death before it happens: http://www.wnyc.org/story/lets-talk-death A chaplain helps others deal with death after facing her own tragedy (from The Moth) : http://themoth.org/stories/the-house-of-mourning For more on explaining death to a child: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/advice/explaining-death-to-a-child/2012/08/07/e6de7a3e-d4d8-11e1-b2d5-2419d227d8b0_story.html?utm_term=.c30132be5cc7 https://www.hospicenet.org/html/talking.html

8 months ago

How to Save on Heating Costs

With winter, comes heating bills. Pay less with a few tweaks to your house heating habits, and dig into the cold weather cozy. Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult

8 months ago

6 Steps to Freelancing Like a Boss

Skillshare: http://skl.sh/howtoadult3 If you've got a skill you think you can market through freelancing, but you're not sure where to start, How to Adult has you covered. 1. Know the ropes - educate yourself about the market you're entering. 2. Crunch some numbers - make a business plan for yourself 3. Put yourself out there! - find clients, and keep them 4. "Punch in" - keep a routine, and hit your deadlines 5. Get paid - set a price, be specific about what you're being paid for, be persistent 6. Taxes - educate yourself about taxes for freelancing. Huge thanks to Sarah Manuel for supporting us on Patreon! Support How to Adult on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/howtoadult Or at DFTBA Records! http://store.dftba.com/collections/how-to-adult "How to Adult" is a "life skills" edutainment channel brought to you by Executive Producers Hank Green and John Green. Subscribe for new videos! Tumblr: http://learnhowtoadult.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/learnhowtoadult Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/learnhowtoadult References and Links: https://www.freelancetaxation.com/the-minimum-freelancers-need-to-earn-in-order-to-have-to-file-income-taxes http://whopayswriters.com/#/results https://www.skillshare.com/?utm_source=Google&utm_medium=paidsearch&utm_campaign=Brand_DesktopTablet&matchtype=e&gclid=CjwKCAjwu7LOBRBZEiwAQtfbGBXCcsTxueRNYDKon98Gfy6rNaK-SBoJYFleuosl9DMh4IPeCsAFUhoCZawQAvD_BwE https://www.taskrabbit.com/ https://www.freelancer.com/ https://www.upwork.com/

8 months ago