19 truths about adulthood on Post-its that will make you laugh before you cringe


Adulthood is hard.

Chaz Hutton, a 32-year-old Australian, 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.

“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. The US version of his book of illustrations, “A Sticky Note Guide to Life,” will be published in April.

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