REAL SIMPLE, the #1 women's lifestyle magazine, shares the secrets to mastering "life 101"— from home to work to relationships —in this must-have, illustrated handbook to help young adults navigate their busy, new lives.
Right after graduation, the questions start piling up. And they just keep on coming throughout your 20s and beyond: How do I find a job that I love--and, um that pays? What should I wear to the interview? And speaking of clothes, where do I put them when my apartment doesn't even have a closet?REAL SIMPLE created The Real Simple Guide to Real Life: Adulthood Made Easy to answer all of those questions — and so many more.
Original essays from best-selling young writers and practical advice from expert contributors simplify (and demystify) landing a job, finding an apartment, decorating on the cheap, cooking for one, dressing for work, organizing a small space, picking a mentor, writing a thank-you note (yes, they're still a thing) — plus all the answers you need to deal with 401(k)s, kitchen fails, epic hangovers, messy roommates, and even messier breakups.
Hear from these inspiring women and others about what they wish they had known when they were starting out: Gretchen Rubin, Barbara Corcoran, Rosie Schaap, Gail Simmons, Melinda Gates, Cristina Henrí­quez, Madeleine Albright, Doree Shafrir, Camille Styles, Egypt Sherrod, Kelly Wearstler, Brené Brown, Edan Lepucki, Abby Larson, Emmy Rossum, Jenni Konner, Jessica Alba, Molly Antopol, Anna Holmes, Rachel Sklar, and J. Courtney Sullivan.