Things to Do Before You're 30: The Try-It Out, Get-It-Done, Live-It-Up List!

 
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Things to Do Before You're 30: The Try-It Out, Get-It-Done, Live-It-Up List!
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Age Range
18+
Release Date
April 03, 2018
ISBN
9781507207338
Make the most of your twenties with this must-have millennial bucket list featuring the essential skills, knowledge, and goals to achieve before reaching the big 3-0.

There’s no time in your life like your twenties. Let Things To Do Before You’re 30 be your tour guide through this weird and wonderful decade, with advice on everything from traveling the world to learning new languages.

In this simple, list-based guidebook, you’ll find 600 things to do before turning 30. Get advice for keeping up your health (are you really drinking enough water?), maintaining your relationships, taking care of your home (you’re not in college anymore—time to learn how to frame your art and hang it on the wall), and ultimately, becoming the best self you can possibly be, while unclogging drains and changing tires along the way.

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When I heard about the book THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU’RE 30 by Jessica Misener, I knew I had to read it. I’m about to enter my late twenties in a few shorts months, and amongst all my friends, there is a collective feeling that we’re not doing enough. That we could do more. Be more. Do better. It’s exhausting. In fact, I was first drawn to the book because I thought, “Oh no! What haven’t I done yet? Is there something I’m unaware of that I’m supposed to be doing?” Talk about textbook definition of FOMO.

There also was another part of me that was hoping this book would have the answers to life. For example, “If you do XYZ by the time you’re 30, you’ll be rich, beautiful, and spiritually awakened forever.” I could really use that kind of guidance right now, and I know I’m not the only twentysomething who feels the same way.

Instead, I was surprised to find that the book was more of a list of activities, and next to each one is a little box that you can check off as you complete it. Misener gives places to visit, events to attend, books to read, community service ideas, and more. Her suggestions are thoughtful and focus on expanding world view and experience, but also on injecting a little fun into an often fraught decade. Her advice isn’t hokey or obvious, and peppered in among the bigger endeavors are quieter ones, like ending a feud with a sibling, listening to your parents’ favorite music albums, and praying.

THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU’RE 30 is also not exclusive to those under 30. It can serve as a bucket list for anyone at any age. However, the book does evoke a certain kinship among us millennials. It may not necessarily give us the answers to our lives, but it at least lets us know we’re not alone in our struggle and that it gets better. Pair Misener’s book with DELAYING THE REAL WORLD: A TWENTYSOMETHING’S GUIDE TO SEEKING ADVENTURE by Colleen Kinder, and the next batch of thirty year olds are going to have quite the stories.
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