This episode’s guest is Julie Lythcott-Haims, an author, speaker, and activist that helps people find their true north. A New York Times bestselling author, her latest book, Your Turn, is how to be an adult. A common theme that runs through her work is disrupting your mindset around what it means to come of age—which has lessons for all of us.

Julie earned a BA from Stanford, a MFA form California College of the Arts, and was the former dean of freshman and undergraduate advising at Stanford.

During our conversation, we talk about a number compelling topcis including how being adult is not about accomplishing some sort of checklist, rather growing through the process.

There are a lot of great takeaways and emotional moments, including some adulting basics, of which we need to always be reminded. This include: rooting for others, paying attention to your growth edges, advocating for yourself, at work look to solve problems, don’t wrap up your ego in your kid’s existence or accomplishments, and always respond to emails, among other gems.


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