5 Books You Should Read In Your 20s

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1. Read During a Big Life Change (Good or Bad)

Suggested Book:Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes — William Bridges

Transitions is a book I found as required reading in one of my graduate classes. I’m glad I was able to discover this book because it’s probably the most powerful one on the list. There are so many transitions going on at this stage; from leaving our parent’s houses, to graduations, to babies, to marriages, to loss of jobs and friends ,and even death and divorce. This book makes sense of those transitions, good or bad. Something about change makes us uneasy, even the good changes.

The book explains three major steps of transition; Endings, Neutral Zone, and New Beginnings. First is the Ending. Endings might sound negative, but they are really just beginnings in disguise. Everyone in a transition has the commonality that…

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