Encourage yourself along the way. Managing Money — Improve your money management skills, follow a budget, and stay on top of bills. If you're attending a meeting, lecture, workshop, or another gathering that requires close attention, ask for an advance copy of the Practical tips for adult add materials—such as a meeting agenda or lecture outline. Take things one at a time. Eating well, getting plenty of sleep, and exercising regularly can help you stay calm, minimize mood swings, and fight any symptoms of anxiety and depression. Request electronic statements and bills instead of paper copies.