Unfuck Your Adulting: Give Yourself Permission, Carry Your Own Baggage, Don't Be a Dick, Make Decisions, & Other Life Skills by Faith Harper

by: Artur Dziedziczak

January 15, 2022

Why this book?

I wanted something fresh for new year and I noticed that university life is getting me depressed that also cause problems in my adult life. I was digging through different books but could not find one that would be easy to read and make some impact on my life

In the end I have choosen this one and I don’t regret it

Short review

In short this book is made as a bunch of life lessons for any young adult that does not really know how to deal with adult responsibilities

Good quotes

In my office, I have the framed acronym WAIT?. It stands for Why Am I Talking? It’s great reminder as a therapist to let people have their own experience and their own processsing before jumping in with my perspective

Do you actually like the shit you say you like?

So much of what we end up doing is more about the idea of fun than actual fun. So much of life becomes about presentation rather than eperience. […​] What makes something fun? Other people saying it is? Photos on Snapchat? Having a rep to keep on Instagram? Seriously tho. Is the stuff you are doing that is supposed to be fun actually fun? If not? Stop that shit.

When you are doing stuff is it the real stuff? The ipmortant stuff? Or have you invented some busyness competition for yourself?

I think the most importan of all is:


[…​] If you don’t know what to do, then do your very fucking best with the information you have