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Your turn : how to be an adult

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Summary: In the twentieth century, psychologists came up with five markers of adulthood: finish your education, get a job, leave home, marry, and have children. Every generation since has been held to those same markers, but living in that sequence is no longer valid. Lythcott-Haims offers practical strategies for living a more authentic adulthood. Being an adult is not about any particular checklist; it is, instead, a process, one you can get progressively better at over time-- becoming more comfortable with uncertainty and gaining the knowhow to keep going. -- adapted from jacket

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781250137784
  • ISBN: 1250137772
  • ISBN: 9781250137777
  • Physical Description: viii, 485 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2021.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-467) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Adulting (what exactly is it?) -- Tag, you're it (the terror and joy of fending for yourself) -- You're not perfect (you're here to learn and grow) -- Be good (unlock a major achievement) -- Stop pleasing others (they have no idea who you are) -- Get out of neutral (the tragedy of unused potions) -- Start talking to strangers (humans are key to your survival) -- Money matters (how to make it, keep it, and make it work for you) -- Take good care (of yourself) -- How to cope (when the shit hits the fan) -- Make things better (from your town to the world beyond, why you should try) -- Unleash your superpowers (mindfulness, kindness, and gratitude) -- Above all else, keep going.
Subject: SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Adulthood & Aging
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / General
Parent and adult child
Adulthood
Adult children Psychology
Parent and adult child
Adult children Psychology
Adulthood

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