Adulting

Adulting Author Kelly Williams Brown
ISBN-10 9781455516896
Year 2013-05-07
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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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.

Adulting

Adulting Author Kelly Williams Brown
ISBN-10 9781455516896
Year 2013-05-07
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Grand Central Publishing
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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.

Adulting How to become a grown up in 468 easy ish steps

Adulting  How to become a grown up in 468 easy ish  steps Author Kelly Williams Brown
ISBN-10 9781460700839
Year 2013-06-01
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins Australia
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'Adult' isn't a noun; it's a verb. 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 harbour in Not Running Out of toilet Paper Bay, and along the way you will learn: What to check when renting a new apartment - not just the nearby bars, but the taps and stove, among other things. How to avoid hooking up with anyone in your office - imagine your co-workers having plastic, featureless doll crotches. It helps. When a busy person can find time to learn about the world - it involves the intersection between public radio and hair-straightening.

Gracious

Gracious Author Kelly Williams Brown
ISBN-10 9781623367985
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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From New York Times bestselling author of Adulting: How to Become a Grown-Up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps Kelly Williams Brown comes a funny, charming guide to modern civility in these--yes, we'll say it--rather uncivil times. Graciousness is practicing the arts of kindness, thoughtfulness, good manners, humanity, and basic decency. As a bonus, it makes your life and even the world (or at least the room you're in) much lovelier. It's not about memorizing every rule of traditional etiquette to a T (though there is so much there to explore!) or spending all your time maintaining a spotless house. It's about approaching the world with compassion, conviction, self-confidence, and whole-heartedness, whether you're at the Met Gala or saying good morning to a convenience store clerk. From chatting easily with anyone to mastering the subtleties of social media etiquette (hint: block early, block often), Brown has talked to gracious women and men all over the country to give you easy ways to embody your own graciousness. Throughout the book, she provides tips on how to deal with the people and circumstances that challenge even the most socially graceful among us, advice on how to practice graciousness in everyday life, and thoughtful discussions on being kind to those around you without ever losing your sense of self. With the wisdom of gracious folk ranging from celebrities to the author's mother-in-law, this book explains the perspective, actions--and, sometimes, inaction--that help us move smoothly and effectively through whatever life tosses at us.

F ck I m in My Twenties

F ck  I m in My Twenties Author Emma Koenig
ISBN-10 9781452110530
Year 2012-08-22
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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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.

101 Secrets For Your Twenties

101 Secrets For Your Twenties Author Paul Angone
ISBN-10 9780802487711
Year 2013-06-24
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Moody Publishers
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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.

The Real Simple Guide to Real Life

The Real Simple Guide to Real Life Author Editors of Real Simple Magazine
ISBN-10 9780848746568
Year 2015-04-07
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Time Home Entertainment
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Created for smart, aspiring young women, The REAL SIMPLE Guide to Real Life offers REAL SIMPLE's clever solutions for navigating adulthood with ease, confidence, and style. This essential handbook helps to simplify (and demystify) landing a job, finding an apartment, decorating on the cheap, cooking for one, dressing for work, organizing a small space, picking a mentor, writing a thank-you note (yes, they're still a thing)-plus all the know-how you need to deal with 401(k)s, kitchen fails, epic hangovers, messy roommates, and even messier breakups. Packed with useful 'Life 101' tips, the book also features essays from bestselling writers (including Cristina Henriquez and J. Courtney Sullivan) and advice from relatable and successful women (like Jessica Alba and Emmy Rossum) about what they wish they had known when they were starting out.The REAL SIMPLE Guide to Real Life is full of wit, wisdom, and practical information--a trusted, must-have resource for making every crazy, colorful day easier. Gift it to a recent graduate or young woman who aspires to have it all or keep for yourself as a reference to help you thrive in the real world.

The Defining Decade

The Defining Decade Author Meg Jay
ISBN-10 9781782114932
Year 2016-04-07
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Canongate Books
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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.

Adulthood for Beginners

Adulthood for Beginners Author Andy Boyle
ISBN-10 9781524704117
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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"A hilarious guide to help young workers not be idiots....a guide to being an adult in the modern age." --Chicago Tribune Stop saying "adulting" -- and other life advice you didn't know you needed. But you do. It's no secret that being a grown-up can be hard. Most people spend a decade or more figuring out the unwritten rules of life through trial and error (mostly error). Does Andy Boyle have everything figured out? No. But the honest and good-natured advice in this genuinely helpful book will help any newly minted adult get through the hard parts faster, guaranteed. (Note: sorry, not literally guaranteed.) Topics include: * The A**hole Test * "Friend Zone," "Adulting," and Other Things to Stop Saying * Should I Get Back with My Ex? (Spoiler: No) * Networking Like a Not Gross Person * Failing Isn't Failure, and Other Mostly Good Rules to Live By * Don't Be Creepy Perfect for anyone who's ready to graduate into adulthood, or at least out of their mom's basement.

The Secret Art of Being a Grown Up

The Secret Art of Being a Grown Up Author Bridget Watson Payne
ISBN-10 9781452160580
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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Hello, grown-ups of all ages! Eclectic, bite-sized bursts of advice meet quirky illustrations in this playful guide to feeling like the grown-up we all wanted to be as a kid. From thoughts on the best way to open a champagne bottle to a short list of the kitchen tools you actually need, these tips and tricks reveal secrets that are attainable, not intimidating. Anyone can make a life upgrade using these insights alongside the traits they already have—their wits, creativity, and enthusiasm. This engaging guide is the perfect gift for recent grads, first-apartment dwellers, and anyone who's ready to grow up, one step at a time.

I Adulted

I Adulted Author Robb Pearlman
ISBN-10 9780789332905
Year 2017-02-21
Pages 66
Language en
Publisher Rizzoli Publications
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A whimsically illustrated book containing 100 removable stickers that congratulate supposed grown-ups on a job well done... or at least a job done. Despite official reports, members of Generation X and younger feel completely and totally ill-prepared to deal with anything. They still, as purportedly self-sufficient adults, look toward Baby Boomers and the Greatest Generation and think, How did they do that? So the easiest and best way to find comfort is to look not ahead at uncertainty (or, heaven forbid, around at the chaos currently surrounding them), but to the past to their simpler childhoods. The generation who championed the coloring book-as- relaxation trend grew up in a world in which they spent hours obsessing over, trading, and decorating with stickers. And it is with brightly colored stickers that they will finally find peace of mind. For a little while, at least. Filled with 100 full-color removable stickers that can be used to decorate journals, notebooks, or your lapel to proudly and publicly proclaim life's little victories, I Adulted! is the ideal nostalgic and practical book for anyone who feels a sense of accomplishment by making it through a day without calling their mother for help.

Almost Adulting

Almost Adulting Author Arden Rose
ISBN-10 9780062574121
Year 2017-03-28
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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For fans of Grace Helbig and Alexa Chung comes a fresh, hilarious guide to growing up your way from social media influencer and lifestyle vlogger Arden Rose. In Almost Adulting—perfect for budding adults, failing adults, and eaters of microwave mug brownies—Arden tells you how to survive your future adulthood. Topics include: Making internet friends who are cool and not murderers Flirting with someone in a way to make them think you are cool and not a murderer Being in an actual relationship where you talk about your feelings in a healthy manner??? To the other person??????? Eating enough protein Assembling a somewhat acceptable adult wardrobe when you have zero dollars Going on adventures without starting to smell How sex is supposed to feel, but, like, actually though By the end of the book—a mash-up of essays, lists, and artwork—you'll have learned not only how to dress yourself, how to travel alone, how to talk to strangers online, and how to date strangers (in PERSON!), but also how to pass as a real, functioning, appropriately socialized adult.

The Girl s Guide

The Girl s Guide Author Melissa Kirsch
ISBN-10 9780761185109
Year 2015-04-07
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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A colossal cheat sheet for your post-college years, answering all the needs of the modern woman—from mastering money to placating overly anxious parents, from social media etiquette to the pleasure and pain of dating (and why it’s not a cliché to love yourself first). A perfect combination of tried-and-true advice and been-there tips, it’s a one-stop resource that includes how to clean up your digital reputation, info on finding an apartment you can afford and actually want to live in, and why you should exercise the delicate art of defriending. Plus the fundamentals, from health (mental and physical) to spirituality to ethics to fashion, all delivered in Melissa Kirsch’s fresh, personal, funny voice—as if your best friend were giving you the best and smartest advice in the world.

The Twentysomething Guide to Getting It Together

The Twentysomething Guide to Getting It Together Author Mary Traina
ISBN-10 9781440571848
Year 2014-06-15
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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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!