The Defining Decade

The Defining Decade Author Meg Jay
ISBN-10 9781782114932
Release 2016-04-07
Pages 272
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Contemporary culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Clinical psychologist Dr Meg Jay argues that this could not be further from the truth. In fact, your twenties are the most defining decade of adulthood. The Defining Decade weaves the latest science of the twentysomething years with real-life stories to show us how work, relationships, personality, social networks, identity and even the brain can change more during this decade than at any other time in adulthood. Smart, compassionate and constructive, The Defining Decade is a practical guide to making the most of the years we cannot afford to miss.



The Defining Decade

The Defining Decade Author Meg Jay
ISBN-10 9780446575065
Release 2012-04-17
Pages 272
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Our "thirty-is-the-new-twenty" culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Some say they are a second adolescence. Others call them an emerging adulthood. Dr. Meg Jay, a clinical psychologist, argues that twentysomethings have been caught in a swirl of hype and misinformation, much of which has trivialized what is actually the most defining decade of adulthood. Drawing from a decade of work with hundreds of twentysomething clients and students, THE DEFINING DECADE weaves the latest science of the twentysomething years with behind-closed-doors stories from twentysomethings themselves. The result is a provocative read that provides the tools necessary to make the most of your twenties, and shows us how work, relationships, personality, social networks, identity, and even the brain can change more during this decade than at any other time in adulthood-if we use the time wisely. THE DEFINING DECADE is a smart, compassionate and constructive book about the years we cannot afford to miss.



20 Something 20 Everything

20 Something  20 Everything Author Christine Hassler
ISBN-10 1577313461
Release 2010-09-24
Pages 384
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The midtwenties through the midthirties can be a time of difficult transition: the security blankets of college and parents are gone, and it’s suddenly time to make far-reaching decisions about career, investments, and adult identity. When author Christine Hassler experienced what she calls the "twenties triangle", she found that she was not alone. In fact, an entire generation of young women is questioning their choices, unsure if what they’ve been striving for is what they really want. They’re eager to set a new course for their lives, even if that means giving up what they have. Hassler herself left a fast-moving career that wasn’t right for her and instead took the risk of starting her own business. Now, based on her own experience and interviews with hundreds of women, she shares heartfelt stories on issues from career to parents to boyfriends to babies. Yet she also provides practical exercises to enable today’s woman to chart a new direction for her life.



Adulting

Adulting Author Kelly Williams Brown
ISBN-10 9781455516896
Release 2013-05-07
Pages 272
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you graduated from college but still feel like a student . . . if you wear a business suit to job interviews but pajamas to the grocery store . . . if you have your own apartment but no idea how to cook or clean . . . it's OK. But it doesn't have to be this way. Just because you don't feel like an adult doesn't mean you can't act like one. And it all begins with this funny, wise, and useful book. Based on Kelly Williams Brown's popular blog, ADULTING makes the scary, confusing "real world" approachable, manageable-and even conquerable. This guide will help you to navigate the stormy Sea of Adulthood so that you may find safe harbor in Not Running Out of Toilet Paper Bay, and along the way you will learn: What to check for when renting a new apartment-Not just the nearby bars, but the faucets and stove, among other things. When a busy person can find time to learn more about the world- It involves the intersection of NPR and hair-straightening. How to avoid hooking up with anyone in your office -- Imagine your coworkers having plastic, featureless doll crotches. It helps. The secret to finding a mechanic you love-Or, more realistically, one that will not rob you blind. From breaking up with frenemies to fixing your toilet, this way fun comprehensive handbook is the answer for aspiring grown-ups of all ages.



101 Secrets For Your Twenties

101 Secrets For Your Twenties Author Paul Angone
ISBN-10 9780802487711
Release 2013-06-24
Pages 208
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"Wow, may I just say how freakishly applicable these 'secrets' are to my life in my 20s?" @ABsport19 "I haven't laughed all day, until I read this. Hysterical & brilliant truth... So thankful for @PaulAngone" @kenin312 "Probably some of the best pieces of advice for 20-somethings ever. I especially love 5F, lol" @Emilyann54 "I wish I had this list when I was in my 20s...I hope more people in their 20s, feeling all alone can read this." Reader, AllGroanUp.com Every twenty-something needs a little black book of secrets. Our twenties are filled with confusion, terrible jobs, anticipation, disappointment, cubicles, break-ups, transition, quarter-life crisis, loneliness, post-college what the heck, moderate success sandwiched between complete failure. We need a worn and weathered guide stashed somewhere close by to help shed some light on this defining decade. That guide is this book. Expanded from the blog post "21 Secrets for Your 20s" that spread like Internet wildfire with nearly a million readers in 190 countries, 101 Secrets for Your Twenties will encourage, inspire, prompt a plethora of LOLs, and kick-start your life forward with its witty, honest, and hilarious wisdom-stuffed pearls to help you rock life in your twenties.



Hard to Get

Hard to Get Author Leslie Bell
ISBN-10 9780520954489
Release 2013-03-08
Pages 274
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Hard to Get is a powerful and intimate examination of the sex and love lives of the most liberated women in history—twenty-something American women who have had more opportunities, more positive role models, and more information than any previous generation. Drawing from her years of experience as a researcher and a psychotherapist, Leslie C. Bell takes us directly into the lives of young women who struggle to negotiate the complexities of sexual desire and pleasure, and to make sense of their historically unique but contradictory constellation of opportunities and challenges. In candid interviews, Bell’s subjects reveal that, despite having more choices than ever, they face great uncertainty about desire, sexuality, and relationships. Ground-breaking and highly readable, Hard to Get offers fascinating insights into the many ways that sex, love, and satisfying relationships prove surprisingly elusive to these young women as they navigate the new emotional landscape of the 21st century.



20 Something Manifesto

20 Something Manifesto Author Christine Hassler
ISBN-10 9781577313977
Release 2010-09-24
Pages 384
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Surrounded by possibility but unsure of your direction? You’re not alone. If you’re in your twenties, you’re likely feeling the combination of the excitement of this defining decade and the pressure to figure out your entire life. The thrill of newfound independence and opportunity can be quickly squelched by worry, disillusionment, or disappointment. Like thousands of other twenty somethings, you may have experienced what life coach and quarter-life expert Christine Hassler calls an “Expectation Hangover?.” This manifesto explores the all-important questions and life choices of these turbulent yet exciting years. Twenty somethings may commiserate about the challenges they face, but few resources offer practical lessons or suggestions. In these pages, quarter-life men and women tell their stories, sharing their successes and failures, along with their frustrations and realizations. The author’s insightful commentary and “take away” suggestions provide the tools and skills you need to create change and direction in your life. You’ll recognize and articulate your personal goals, paving the way to what you truly want.



My Year with Eleanor

My Year with Eleanor Author Noelle Hancock
ISBN-10 0062092138
Release 2011-06-07
Pages 304
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“I honestly loved this book.” —Jim Norton, New York Times bestselling author of I Hate Your Guts “Eleanor taught Noelle that, first and foremost, Courage Takes Practice. Her yearlong quest to face her terrors, great and small, is moving, enriching, and hilarious—we readers are lucky to be along for the ride.” —Julie Powell, bestselling author of Julie & Julia In the tradition of My Year of Living Biblically and Eat Pray Love comes My Year with Eleanor, Noelle Hancock’s hilarious tale of her decision to heed the advice of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and do one thing a day that scares her in the year before her 30th birthday. Fans of Sloane Crosley and Chelsea Handler will absolutely adore Hancock’s charming and outrageous chronicle of her courageous endeavor and delight in her poignant and inspiring personal growth.



All Groan Up

All Groan Up Author Paul Angone
ISBN-10 9780310341437
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 208
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All Groan Up: Searching for Self, Faith, and A Freaking Job! is the story of the GenY/Millennial generation told through the individual story of author Paul Angone. It’s a story of struggle, hope, failure, and doubts in the twilight zone of growing up and being grown, connecting with his twentysomething post-college audience with raw honesty, humor, and hope.



I Totally Meant to Do that

I Totally Meant to Do that Author Jane Borden
ISBN-10 9780307464637
Release 2011
Pages 230
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A whimsical collection of essays traces the author's haphazard experiences as a Southern debutante who after a youth of boarding schools and shrimp forks transitioned to New York living, where she hid her genteel upbringing and learned the skills of a hipster. Original.



Twentysomething

Twentysomething Author Samantha Henig
ISBN-10 9781101600481
Release 2012-11-08
Pages 304
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A mother-daughter writing team reports on what's really up with kids today Science writer Robin Marantz Henig and her daughter, journalist Samantha Henig, offer a smart, comprehensive look at what it's really like to be twentysomething—and to what extent it’s different for Millennials than it was for their Baby Boomer parents. The Henigs combine the behavioral science literature for insights into how young people make choices about schooling, career, marriage, and childbearing; how they relate to parents, friends, and lovers; and how technology both speeds everything up and slows everything down. Packed with often-surprising discoveries, Twentysomething is a two-generation conversation that will become the definitive book on being young in our time. "The fullest guide through this territory . . . A densely researched report on the state of middleclass young people today, drawn from several data sources and fi­ltered through a comparative lens." —­The New Yorker



F ck I m in My Twenties

F ck  I m in My Twenties Author Emma Koenig
ISBN-10 9781452110530
Release 2012-08-22
Pages 128
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Everyone has that moment—the realization that adulthood has arrived, like a runaway train, and there's no getting out of its way. From the hit Tumblr blog of the same name, F*ck! I'm in My Twenties perfectly captures the new generation currently testing the waters of post-college reality. Quick-witted and self-deprecating, the author pens irreverent missives, DIY diagrams, illustrations, and tongue-in-cheek checklists that chronicle her experience as a twenty-something living in the big city. Including the best of her beloved blog, plus over 50% new material, this is a perfect humor impulse buy for anyone who has a love-hate relationship with their twenties.



The Twentysomething Guide to Getting It Together

The Twentysomething Guide to Getting It Together Author Mary Traina
ISBN-10 9781440571848
Release 2014-06-15
Pages 224
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Your guide to making it as a real-life grownup! Like a lot of people, author Mary Traina spent her early twenties making a mess out of her life--until she realized it was time to toss the red Solo cups and finally grow up. In The Twentysomething Guide to Getting It Together, she teaches you how to bust out of your rut with practical advice for kicking your bad habits, taking action toward your goals, and moving on to the next stage of your life as an adult. From answering tough relationship questions to advancing your career, she'll tackle all your biggest issues as well as give you a step-by-step plan for getting through your twenties in one piece. Through Traina's signature humor, research, and real-world tips, this groundbreaking guide shows you how to: Date a real man. Escape entry-level hell. Stop binge-drinking and overeating. Emerge from a mountain of debt. Cut those toxic friends of convenience. With the same hip pop-culture references and endless wit that landed her a regular column on Zooey Deschanel's website, Mary Traina makes getting life together fun, easy, and--gasp--the cool thing to do!



How to Be Everything

How to Be Everything Author Emilie Wapnick
ISBN-10 9780062566683
Release 2017-05-02
Pages 240
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What do you want to be when you grow up? It's a familiar question we're all asked as kids. While seemingly harmless, the question has unintended consequences. It can make you feel like you need to choose one job, one passion, one thing to be about. Guess what? You don't. Having a lot of different interests, projects and curiosities doesn't make you a "jack-of-all-trades, master of none." Your endless curiosity doesn't mean you are broken or flaky. What you are is a multipotentialite: someone with many interests and creative pursuits. And that is actually your biggest strength. How to Be Everything helps you channel your diverse passions and skills to work for you. Based on her popular TED talk, "Why some of us don't have one true calling", Emilie Wapnick flips the script on conventional career advice. Instead of suggesting that you specialize, choose a niche or accumulate 10,000 hours of practice in a single area, Wapnick provides a practical framework for building a sustainable life around ALL of your passions. You'll discover: • Why your multipotentiality is your biggest strength, especially in today's uncertain job market. • How to make a living and structure your work if you have many skills and interests. • How to focus on multiple projects and make progress on all of them. • How to handle common insecurities such as the fear of not being the best, the guilt associated with losing interest in something you used to love and the challenge of explaining "what you do" to others. Not fitting neatly into a box can be a beautiful thing. How to Be Everything teaches you how to design a life, at any age and stage of your career, that allows you to be fully you, and find the kind of work you'll love.



Small Move Big Change

Small Move  Big Change Author Caroline L. Arnold
ISBN-10 9780241286524
Release 2016-07-28
Pages 272
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Whether trying to lose weight, save money, get organised, or get a promotion at work, we're always setting goals and making resolutions, but rarely following through on them. According to Caroline Arnold, the 'big push' strategy of setting New Year's resolutions is ultimately designed to fail, because it relies on our limited willpower battling against our autopilot behaviours and attitudes, which are far more powerful. To permanently change ourselves, we need to focus our self-control on small and achievable steps, microresolutions, towards a big change in our life. Small Move, Big Change is Arnold's guide to turning broad personal goals into meaningful and discrete behavioural changes that lead to permanent improvement. Backed up by real-world examples and new scientific findings, she shows us that while the traditional resolution promises rewards on a distant 'someday', microresolutions work because they reward us today by instantly altering our routines and, ultimately, ourselves.



Barneys Bergdorfs Bill

Barneys  Bergdorfs   Bill Author Sydney Hedberg
ISBN-10 1483561887
Release 2016-03-11
Pages 138
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Money. They say it doesn’t buy happiness, but it sure buys everything else. As a finance major in college, I felt like I had a pretty good head on my shoulders about money; that was until I began to realize I would be graduating soon and the word "cut-off” began being uttered from my dad. Life isn’t cheap and we, as females, generally are not as well versed at handling money as men. Sad, but true. Far less women are being exposed to courses in finance these days; therefore many women do not even know the basics of money management. The realization of this is what prompted me to write "Barneys, Bergdorfs & Bill$." A simple "girlfriends’ guide” to finance tailored towards fabulous college girls ready to take over the world. When my sorority sisters began coming to me upon graduation and asking how to invest and budget their small starting salaries, it jump-started this idea which turned into a 30-topic guide. The topics begin with basic financial concepts from interest rates to supply and demand to savings accounts. Also detailed are credit scores, how taxes work, insurance and the basics of investing in stocks and bonds. Lastly, how to present yourself via your resume and appearance in order to land your dream job. All topics are broken down into the absolute basics where anyone can understand these subjects. Whether you are facing graduation and getting a job right now or if it is in the imminent future, this guide will act as a safety blanket to help you NOT be afraid of the topic of finance and to help you master budgeting. Becoming familiar with topics like these make women more confident and your parents surely will be on board with this purchase. Read a few chapters a day or simply keep your guide handy for when you will inevitably need it in the future. You girls can run the world and I’d like to help you get there with "Barneys, Bergdorfs & Bill$."



Facing Bipolar

Facing Bipolar Author Russ Federman
ISBN-10 160882490X
Release 2010-02-02
Pages 176
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When you travel to a new city, it helps to have a map close at hand. On the first day of school, you need to have your schedule of classes. And if you've been diagnosed with bipolar disorder or suspect you may have it, then it's even more important to have a guidebook within reach. Facing Bipolar will help you navigate the world of medications, therapists, and the up-and-down mood cycles common to the disorder. It clearly explains what bipolar disorder is and provides sound guidance for developing the necessary coping skills to manage its impact on your life. In this book you'll discover: •How therapy and medications can help •When and how to tell your friends, roommates, and teachers •The four key factors that will bring more stability to your life•How to develop a support network and access college resources •Ways to overcome the challenges in accepting this illness