Being single isn’t as tragic as it often seems.
Trust me, I’ve expended enough time hanging between “single”and “it’s complicated” to know there’s great consolation in being unbothered by a significant other.
In fact, being your own teammateis the perfect opportunity to get to know yourself without distractions.
Carving out time to discover who you are, the things you love and your professional goalsare some of the best investments you’ll ever make.
Don’t pine for your Prince Charming.Instead, flip through books that canpull your best ego to the surface.
Grab a pint of Talenti, pour a glass of red wine and dig in.
Ifyou want to reawaken your intuition.
Read : “Women Who Run With Wolves” by Clarissa Pinkola Ests
Think of this 600 -page novel as the spiritual guide to your most intuitive self.
Womenoften lose touchwith the profound wisdom we’re born with, which explainshowf* ckboys fly under the radar.
Allow Eststo help you get back in sync with those instincts. They’ll help youmake the best life choices.
If you’rewondering why your 20 s have been a whirlwind of bullsh* t.
Read : “The Defining Decade” by Meg Jay
There’s no Google Maps app fornavigating life in your 20 s.Sometimes we stimulate too many lefts and end up right where we started.
Avoiding the guaranteed pitfalls of this decade is impossible. But, you can be fully prepared to swim , not sink.
When you don’t know which route to turning, Jay provides tools to navigating the decade with as much happiness as possible.
If you’re almost ready to get back into the dating pool.
Read : “Modern Romance” by Aziz Ansari
Re-entering the world of dating is like double dutch. You’re never quite sure when to jump back in.
Though getting ghosted isn’t particularly funny, the comediantakes a light-hearted approach to helping us loveless folks figure out whyour text messages run unanswered.
Dust off your LBD and schedule a date with this quick read.
If you need a pick-me-up.
Read : “Oh, The Place You’ll Go” byDr. Seuss
When you’re taking a mental infringe from dating, pick up something light and inspirational.What’s better than a childhoodclassic?
We know you got this gem as a graduation gift, so crack it is accessible to relive the wildest dreams you’ve forgotten about.
It may evenmotivate you to finally book that solo trip-up you’ve been dying to take.
If you love food and require a new hobby.
Read : “Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat” by Chrissy Teigen
What better style to celebrate your singledom than by cooking all the bestcomfort foods?
We know, you’re probably craving some cuddle time over a pre-madebreakfast sandwich.
Still, learning how to deviate from basic dishes and generate something newmight help you find a healthy, new hobby.
If you’re a bit of a maneaterand DGAF.
Read : “Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women” by Elizabeth Wurtzel
Your current relationship status has no baring on who you are as a woman.
While your “no-prisoners” approach to love is deemed“difficult” or “bitchy” by humen, this read reminds you to stand your ground.
If your life is actually a mess.
Read : “Bridget Jones’ Diary” by Helen Fielding
Let’s not feign we’ve always get our sh* t together.
Though you’re on thepath to learning how to cook, landing a undertaking you actually like and working out more than once a year, you sometimes need toknow you’re better off than someone else.
Pick up this funny tale about Bridget’s journey to self-improvement.
Shortcut? You can totally watch the movie version.