Here are some books I’ve read that I’ve found useful when it comes to living like a (happy) grown-up. These books cover healthy eating, developing social skills, managing your money, creating good habits, improving your mental health and more.
Recommended books: healthy eating
In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto
Food is also about pleasure, about community, about family and spirituality, about our relationship to the natural world, and about expressing our identity.
Recommended books: social skills
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
In other words, introverts are capable of acting like extroverts for the sake of work they consider important, people they love, or anything they value highly.
Recommended books: mental health
The Upward Spiral
They find that the patients moved to sunny rooms suddenly have a higher tolerance for pain and need less medication.
Recommended books: personal finance
I Will Teach You to be Rich
Just as the diet industry has overwhelmed us with too many choices, personal finance is a confusing mess of overblown hype, myths, outright deception—and us, feeling guilty about not doing enough or not doing it right. But we can’t just blame corporations and the media: With both food and money, we’re not taking personal responsibility to step up, learn this stuff, and get started.