Adulting 101 Book 2

Adulting 101 Book 2


By Josh Burnette
and Pete Hardesty



About 'Adulting 101 Book 2'


Growing old is mandatory.  Growing up is optional.

Welcome to your twenties: the land of in-between. It’s a decade of transition and change that carries an expectation of figuring it all out by thirty. Many of us launch into this season of life feeling woefully unprepared and anxious, wondering how we can already feel so lost.

Adulting 101 Book 2: #liveyourbestlife provides you with a clear vision of what a healthy adult looks like, equips you with the necessary tools to begin a meaningful adulthood, and offers critical resources to fulfill your purpose. With relatable stories, relevant research, and input from trusted mental health professionals, this book will help you:
  • assess yourself honestly
  • implement lasting, healthy habits
  • develop social awareness and emotional and cultural intelligence
  • cultivate grit and resilience
  • identify signs of anxiety, depression, and loneliness and gain coping skills

Your twenties are an opportunity to shape yourself into the adult you want to become. Be the best you and live your best life.

ISBN 9781424561094


224 Pages



Carton Quantity: 40

About the Authors

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Josh Burnette

Josh Burnette is a husband, dad, business owner, and author who currently resides in Yorktown, Virginia. Originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia, he started working for Chick-fil-A as a team member when he was barely old enough to see over the counter. He received his bachelor’s degree in business management from James Madison University in 2009 (Go Dukes!). Throughout college, he served as a Young Life leader for a local high school, and his passion for mentoring young people began.

After graduating, he went to work full time for a Young Life camp in Buena Vista, Colorado. He decided to return to Chick-fil-A to combine his loves for business and working with young people. He has served as an owner/operator for over nine years and currently operates a restaurant in Yorktown, Virginia. Josh is a . . .

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Pete Hardesty

Pete Hardesty lives in the Washington, D.C. area and serves as the Young Life college divisional coordinator in the Eastern Division. Pete grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and graduated from the University of Virginia, where he was pre-med with the emphasis on “pre.” He then joined the staff of Young Life in Virginia Beach, where he served for seven years before moving to the friendly city of Harrisonburg in 2004.

After being the area director for Young Life in Harrisonburg for eight years, Pete transitioned to start Young Life College at James Madison University in 2012. Pete loves being around college students even though they make him feel old. He crammed his three years of grad school into seventeen and finally received his Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary in 2014.

A passion for the Middle East . . .

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