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Aug 22, 2022Liked by Alex Bloom

I read this Arthur brooks essay in 2019 and enjoyed it — my main takeaway was, think about a professional/life arc that curves toward coaching and teaching in the back half … https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/07/work-peak-professional-decline/590650/

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Aug 22, 2022Liked by Alex Bloom

I'm not sure I have much in the way of recommendations, but gobeithio eich bod yn cael hwyl yng nghymru :D

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Haha, we are - thanks!

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I guess this is in the self-help genre, but something else you could look into are books/etc about grief. There are a lot of terrible ones out there but I read It's OK That You're Not OK by Megan Devine and found it helpful for dealing with grief, but it also touches on life/meaning (because grief will be an inevitable part of life for most people).

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Thanks! I'll see if I can find the e-book on Overdrive.

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For this project, I would recommend a memoir called It's Okay to Not Be Okay. A memoir might sound like an odd suggestion for your project, but as a therapist the author had an interesting take on the self-help genre. Some of the stories about her clients might be helpful in thinking about the subject.

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