From the co-author of the bestselling FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE (150,000 copies sold) comes the book every young person needs, THE TWENTYSOMETHING HANDBOOK: Everything You Need to Know About Real Life, by Nora Bradbury-Haehl (March 2021, Nelson Books/HarperCollins).
“For an age group overwhelmed with information, Bradbury-Haehl finds a way to make it all manageable.” –Publisher’s Weekly
Let’s face it: adulting isn’t easy. That’s why young-adult minister Nora Bradbury-Haehl created this essential guide to help you avoid the mistakes, missteps, and financial failures that took others years to learn. Each chapter includes practical, actionable advice that addresses the full range of life’s challenges, including how to:
- make a new city feel like home;
- find the right job for you—and thrive once you’ve landed it;
- ward off loneliness and build meaningful post-grad relationships;
- set boundaries and live in harmony with your roommates—whether they’re your peers or parents; and
- replace destructive habits with ones that make your life better.
Whether you’re seeking meaning and purpose in your life and career or just feeling stuck and confused about your next steps, within these pages you’ll find answers to your most pressing questions and advice, encouragement, and inspiration from others who want to help you through these challenging years—together.
Nora Bradbury-Haehl is the coauthor of The Freshman Survival Guide and a nationally recognized voice in the conversation about young people and religion. For more than twenty-five years she’s worked with youth and young adults in churches, camps, and interfaith programs forming young people in faith, providing pastoral care, companioning them through the challenges and joys of young adulthood, and building caring supportive communities for and with them. An experienced and inspiring speaker, Nora has been a frequent presenter at churches, schools, and the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC), leading workshops for large groups of young people and their adult leaders.