Conquering Your Quarterlife Crisis: Advice from by Alexandra Robbins

By Alexandra Robbins

The sensible followup to the acclaimed bestseller

In 2001, the groundbreaking e-book Quarterlife Crisis® addressed the original and unsettling trials of coming into sleek maturity. For the 1st time, it pointed out how twentysomethings have been misplaced and careworn, and lamented the absence of a guide-a roadmap with suggestions for a way to emerge from the difficulty profitable, satisfied, and sane.

Now, the writer of Quarterlife Crisis® grants that roadmap. Alexandra Robbins is going past defining the matter of the quarterlife obstacle and places readers at the route to conquering it. She asks-and answers-the difficult, soul-searching questions that preserve teens conscious at evening:

- How do I weigh doing what i admire as opposed to making money?
- Will I ever locate my "soul mate"?
- Why is it so tough to make friends?
- Why are my twenties so varied from what I anticipated?

With new voices in addition to follow-up interviews with the various unique Quarterlife Crisis® twentysomethings, Conquering Your Quarterlife Crisis® is the recent go-to consultant for those who wish it all...but simply aren't definite what that's but.

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