Books to Read in 20s

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We are here with a fantastic list of Books to Read in 20s. 20s is a phase of life where you feel insecure, unworthy, and lost. You come across many crises. People will come and vanish in life. Some people will tell you to focus on money and success whereas some will tell you to work on relationships. Everyone will seem successful except yourself. One moment you will be winning, the next moment you will be losing. Besides, sometimes you will be overwhelmed with emotions and at times you will not feel at all.

Feelings and circumstances vary but certain situations are universal. Similarly, not all of us are fortunate enough to have mentors and guidance in our time of suffering.Don’t worry, there are thousands of books available that can guide you. People from around the world with experience and expertise have written books to provide guidance. I have narrowed down the count to a small list which includes all times best sellers which can be of great assistance during your journey.

1.Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself by Nedra Glover Tawwab

March 16, 2021

Set Boundaries, Find PeaceYour well wishers will always tell you to set boundaries. Try to say no to people. For your own peace and mental health set boundaries between all your relations. However, very few of us are clear about what healthy boundaries are and how to set them. Nedra Glover Tawwab, a therapist with the help of psychology, in her book Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself clears all your confusions and explains positive possibilities of setting them. Moreover , she draws on advanced research in cognitive psychology. Setting boundaries is an important skill to survive in this manipulative world, the earlier you draw the boundaries, the longer you survive.

 

 

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2.Already Enough: A Path to Self-Acceptance by Lisa Olivera

January 25, 2022

Already EnoughAs you step into your 20s journey, you will often find yourself questioning your worth. Am I enough or not? This instagram perfection will further add to your insecurities. In such a situation, Already Enough: A Path to Self-Acceptance by Lisa Olivera will help you find your true self and accept that self. Drawing on stories from her personal life and professional life as a therapist, she helps you to find the good in yourself, rather than looking towards others to decide your value.

 

 

 

3.Impostor Syndrome by Kathy Wang

Impostor Syndrome: A NovelIn your 20s you will have many big dreams. In pursuit of achieving, you will discover many lies, and sometimes your dreams will be shaken. You will find yourself questioning yourself and underestimating your skills. Imposter Syndrome by Kathy Wang is the story of two women in tech struggling with Imposter Syndrome. Kathy Wang can be of great help finding answers to questions related to Imposter syndrome. Besides, how to deal with it in your crucial stage of life.

 

 

 

4.Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

books to read in 20sThere are many of us who want to change their life. Take control of it and explore it to full potential. However, it is not that easy and simple, besides,many of us only think of it when we are left with no choice or rather have no fear of loss. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail is a story of Cheryl Strayed who after losing her mother and marriage , took charge of her life. She traveled a thousand miles of Pacific Crest, alone. In the book, explaining her journey she explores all fears, and feelings of losing someone or something. A must read in 20s because the emotions she draws on is something we all have suffered or gonna suffer from.

 

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5. Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver by Mary Oliver

November 10, 2020

 DevotionsIn the struggle of earning money and relationships, in your 20s you often lose yourself. It’s really important to not lose contact with your inner self and take some break. Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver by Mary Oliver is a good way to rest and reflect. Mary Oliver makes you reflect on your journey. Picking on life lessons, passions, and nature. Besides, it helps you appreciate ordinary things and moments. It is the best book for those who find solace in poetry but prose fans can also read it without putting much effort.

 

 

 

6.Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

April 20, 2021

Such a Fun Age At times there are people who want to help but do not understand how to. Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid is a story of babysitter Amira, who is looking for meaning in her life. In the midst of chaos she is accused of kidnapping a child. After which the mother of the child, Alix tries to help her. However, both are unable to come to middle grounds.

 

 

 

 

7.Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close by Aminatou  Sow and Ann Friedman

July 6, 2021

Big FriendshipMake few but real friends. As you move into your 20s you will realize who is your real friend and who is not. Besides, finding your spouse, try to find some true pals. Not only look for such friends but also try to be one. Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close by Aminatou Sow gives valuable information to find and sustain such friendships. In addition, how to go through tough times in a relationship, because it’s your friends who you will find standing beside you in hard times.

 

 

 

8.All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks

January 30, 2018

All About LoveIn your 20s you will meet a number of people who you would think are your soulmate but they will remind you that you deserve better. After a few such heart broken experiences you may develop fear of attachments and insecurities. All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks discusses love from many angles and analyzes them in a different way. The book picks on each aspect related to love and examines it from a person in his 20s and provides answers to how one should deal in such a situation.

 

 

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9.The Book of Moods: How I Turned My Worst Emotions Into My Best Life by Lauren Martin

December 8, 2020

Books to Read in 20sThere are two kinds of people, one fully suppresses their feelings whereas the other one overexpressed them. Our feelings have a great influence on our lives. They can be a huge hurdle in our daily life. The Book of Moods: How I Turned My Worst Emotions Into My Best Life by Lauren Martin explores feelings and emotions, especially the rollercoaster of feelings one feels in their 20s. The book answers questions like how to recognize your feelings and how to address them. It’s one of the must books in 20s because in order to have successful and peaceful life one ,ust be master of the feelings.

 

 

10.How to Be a Person in the World: Ask Polly’s Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life by Heather Havrilesky

books to read in the 20sBuilding a sense of yourself is really important in your 20s. As you experience more and more complex emotions, your sense of inner self becomes clear. How to Be a Person in the World: Ask Polly’s Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life by Heather Havrilesky helps you understand your feelings and develop a sense of being. In 20s, not everyone has guidance and mentor, so How to Be a Person in the World: Ask Polly’s Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life can prove to be more than just a guide.

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