TL; TR: Grace’s Guide: The Art of Pretending to be a Grown-Up

Let me paint a picture of what it looks like when you graduate college: someone pushes you off a ledge and you land in a large swimming hole.
If you’re lucky, they’ll tell you “good luck.” But as you swim for air and reach the surface, no one is around.

JUST KIDDING. Sort of. Sometimes graduating (esp. when you don’t come out with a job offer), can be daunting, exhausting, and a little confusing. It was…and still is for me. I feel a little lost, down, and confused. And I’ve been waiting for this book since the announcement of its existence. I needed a guidebook and damn, the word “GUIDE” is in the title! (Grace’s Guide: The Art of Pretending to be a Grown-Up)

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Travel advice (make sure you have deodorant),
Hangover advice,
“Walk of shame” advice,
“How to make friends as an adult” advice,
Interview advice (put on some deodorant),

ADVICE! And anecdotes so I don’t feel like I’m the only dummy feeling the things. Grace Helbig is a dummy right there with me! Since “How to Be a Classy Drunk,” I have joined the Internet crowd and accepted her as my awkward older sister. When I met her IRL, I knew I had to get the book. If I didn’t, I felt like a bad friend. You know? (Team Internet would know.)

For those who don’t know who a YouTuber is, where the f– have you been? Regardless, you’re probably a 20-something girl/boy who needs some real advice…and real laughs. Who doesn’t like to laugh? Let me try and convince you with some golden advice (excerpts from Grace’s Guide):

Wrap yourself up in a blanket and roll around the floor like a human taco. (Re: How to deal with anxiety)

Macachos: Mac ‘n’ cheese nachos. (Hello Grace? Thank you.)

A good one that has hit home for me is:Β As long as you didn’t visibly piss or poop yourself, it was a GREAT interview. Move on. It sounds superficial and “duh-duoy,” but the search is hard and it can feel defeating. This statement puts it back into perspective and helps meΒ move on.

Also, margaritas can cure all of the struggles. And always, ALWAYS pack deodorant.

For my chums who don’t have the funds to buy the book (I understand): support and watch her YT Channel: It’s Grace. REAL LAUGHS.

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Does she know, or does she know?!

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