These 16 truths about adulthood drawn on Post-its will make you laugh before you cringe

Adulthood is hard.

Chaz Hutton, a 32-year-old Australian based in London, knows this all too well. He illustrates the surprises, disappointments, and hard truths of adulthood in stick-figure form through Post-it notes he then Instagrams.

“They started as just a thing I’d send to friends on a group chat, then after a few months those friends convinced me to start an Instagram, which I assured them was a terrible idea, and that nothing would come of it,” Hutton told Business Insider in an email.

His insights have been so popular that he’s stopped working as an architect to pursue the project full-time.

“…aaaaaaand repeat”

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“It’s been amazing,” he said. “The comments are probably the one thing about it, and largely the reason I’ve bothered keeping it up! Although it’s becoming harder to explain to people what exactly it is I do for a living.”

Scroll down to check out Hutton’s take on everyday life, and see more uncomfortable but funny truths about adulthood on Instagram at @instachaaz. Hutton’s first book of illustrations, “A Sticky Note Guide to Life,” will be published in November.


Look, I don’t care about your green juice. I actually enjoy this insane roller coaster of moods.

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“We used to have a better wheel, but aaah, a bunch of old people wrecked it”

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…if you’re looking for a good reason to pre-order! (Amazon link in bio, complete with extra comics!)

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Sadly, only one of these fields requires you to be quite smart to excel in it.

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Netflix suggestions please… (Inspired by @AnnaOlszewska who is amazing)

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“I just feel getting extra sleep is more beneficial to my health at this moment”

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Who knew ‘guilt’ was such a powerful cleaning agent?

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Maybe I’ll just watch an episode on Netflix first to get me into a work mood.

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Yeah, I’m blaming you Jessica Jones.

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I hate that this correlates.

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Wait, wait, wait, we need to watch the “The Talking Boat” as well…

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…and this is my friend, ah, [switch to mumble] – Joahmnes…

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I’m pretty sure this is what everything would say if an MRI machine could write.

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