The Defining Decade

Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now

Author: Meg Jay

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 1782114939

Category: Self-Help

Page: 272

View: 7059


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 Thinking Girl's Guide to the Right Guy

How Knowing Yourself Can Help You Navigate Dating, Hookups, and Love

Author: Joanne Davila,Kaycee Lashman

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462523374

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 322

View: 6205


Love--like life--is full of choices. But choices can be complicated. Do you want to settle down and get married? Do you want to maintain your independent lifestyle, yet still have a partner? Are you looking for a friend with benefits? According to relationship experts Joanne Davila and Kaycee Lashman, the key to finding the right guy for you is shifting the focus to you. This empowering guide offers evidence-based strategies and practical tools to help you figure out what you need to be happy and fulfilled--and whether he has what it takes. Vivid, realistic stories of women in their 20s illustrate how to approach dating with self-confidence, navigate conflict with communication and understanding, and recognize the red flags of unhealthy relationships. An exciting, caring, and respectful partnership is possible--build the skills to make it happen.

After College

Navigating Transitions, Relationships and Faith

Author: Erica Young Reitz

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830894365

Category: Religion

Page: 241

View: 9693


"The first year out was one of the hardest years of my life." —Curt The years after college can be some of the most uncertain, unstable times of life. Recent graduates grieve the loss of community, question their place in the world and struggle to find meaningful work. It can be shocking to discover that college did not fully prepare you for the challenges you now face. "It's much rougher than I thought. I thought things would just play out, and they didn't. I don't have friends, I don't have a job and I hang out with my parents every night." —Kate But you are not alone. For more than a decade, Erica Young Reitz has specialized in helping college seniors and recent graduates navigate the transition to post-college life. Drawing on best practices and research on senior preparedness, she offers practical tools for a life of faithfulness and flourishing during a critical, transitional time. This practical guide addresses the top issues graduates face: making decisions, finding friends, managing money, discerning your calling and much more. Discover how you can thrive beyond your undergraduate years. If you feel lost in transition, here are resources to help you flourish as a Christ-follower in a complex world.

The 30-Day Love Detox

Cleanse Yourself of Bad Boys, Cheaters, and Men Who Won't Commit -- And Find A R eal Relationship

Author: Wendy Walsh

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 1609619714

Category: Self-Help

Page: 272

View: 3820


There is no question the terrain has changed. We can do what we want and date who we want, but do we have the tools to navigate our hard-won sexual freedom? Now, from the dating doyenne of the Sex and the City generation comes a groundbreaking prescription for smart, savvy, slow-love. Dr. Wendy Walsh's outside-the-box approach to relationships turns traditional thinking on its head by using evolutionary psychology to offer advice that is both empowering and practical. In The 30-Day Love Detox, Walsh offers a step-by-step, five-part attachment strategy with a 30-day "detox" that helps weed out the bad boys and sets you up to meet the right guy, including: - The five sexual myths that keep women single - When to say yes to sex in a new relationship - How to use technology to bring your crush closer - How to spot a commitment-oriented man at his peak readiness Melding scientific research, anthropological truths, and proven techniques, The 30-Day Love Detox is a revolutionary road map to finding lasting love in a modern world.

Sacred Journey to Ladyhood A Woman’s Guide through Her Write of Passage

The Longest Journey Begins with a Single Step

Author: Connie Omari LPC, NCC

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1481710044

Category: Self-Help

Page: 418

View: 1847


Sacred Lady is a term coined by Connie Omari that emphasizes the highest degree to which a woman creates her best self. Connie begins the sacred journey by inviting her readers to understand the ways in which a lack of a rite of passage for women in the United States severely hinders our emotional and psychological welfare. Recognizing the absence of such a formal ritual, Connie models the concept of a Sacred Lady by utilizing her clinical, educational, international, and spiritual experiences to create a rite of passage specific to the needs of women in the United States. The concepts included along this journey are self-confidence, intimate relationships, intuition, family, personal identity, and spirituality. By utilizing these themes, Connie incorporates her knowledge of evidence-based practices and her relationship with God to educate and empower her readers. In doing so, Connie dares to challenge societal norms and expectations, uncovers avenues for embarking upon personal healing, and creates a pathway for her readers to empower themselves, their families, their communities, and the greater world. Interested readers, Connie welcomes you to join the Sacred Journey to Ladyhood.