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Season Two Premiere: Navigating Your Quarter-Life Crisis Featuring Dr. Meg Jay, Author of The Defining Decade.

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After a brief hiatus, the boys are back for season two! On this week’s episode, the trio discuss navigating careers, relationships, and mental health in their twenties with a special guest: Dr. Meg Jay, the author of The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties matter— and How to Make the Most of Them Now. The Defining Decade has changed the way millions of twenty-somethings think about their twenties—and themselves. In March 2021, the book was updated and re-issued to speak to the specific issues this generation of twenty-somethings is dealing with. Dr. Meg Jay, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist and an Associate Professor of Human Development at the University of Virginia who specializes in twenty-somethings. She earned a doctorate in clinical psychology and in gender studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Her books, THE DEFINING DECADE and SUPERNORMAL, have been translated into more than a dozen languages and her work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review and on NPR and BBC. Her TED talk “Why 30 Is Not the New 20” is among the most watched to date.


29 Mar 2021

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Meg Jay, PhD on her book "The Defining Decade: Why your twenties matter-- and how to make the most of them now"

RAWring Twenties Podcast

In this episode Brenda and Julia are joined by Meg Jay, PhD to get real and raw on why your twenties matter, how to make the most of them, potential, time line, developmental periods, the impacts of social media, and so much more!!Meg Jay, PhD- www.megjay.comGet the book!- https://www.amazon.com/Defining-Decade-Your-Twenties-Matter-ebook/dp/B005SCSCAU/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1I1M0Y2LY89WZ&dchild=1&keywords=the+defining+decade+by+meg+jay&qid=1616705815&sprefix=the+defining+decade%2Caps%2C162&sr=8-2♡ Need to chill out a bit? Get yourself some amazing CBD products from our sponsor Sunday Scaries! Head over to www.sundayscaries.com and use code TWENTIES at check out for 25% off your entire order!♡ Subscribe to RAWring Twenties on Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqIjQO1tys3_U-aaHYkHUuACheck out our website and shop the new merchandise: ♡ www.rawringtwentiespodcast.comContact #R20 Squad! ♡E-mail: RAWringtwentiespodcast@gmail.com♡Instagram: @rawringtwentiespodcastHost personal pages: ♡Brenda @balancewithbrenda, @officialbrendaa♡Julia @jbtolchRAWring Twenties Podcast is presented by eBay, the world's best destination for discovering great value and unique selections! 

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26 Mar 2021

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The Defining Decade with Dr. Meg Jay

Match Volume

On this week’s episode of Match Volume, co-hosts Ella Katz and Elle Davidson “sit down” with Dr. Meg Jay. As a clinical psychologist and associate professor at the University of Virginia, Dr. Jay saw a misunderstanding in society and took action by writing her book, “The Defining Decade”. According to Dr. Jay, there is a dangerous ignorance about how transformative our twenties actually are, especially when thinking longterm about the future. Dr. Jay talks with Elle and Ella about the importance of befriending co workers, living with intention and how “twentysomethings” can seize young adulthood during the pandemic. If you are a twentysomething, this is a conversation you don’t want to miss.You can purchase Dr. Meg Jay’s new edition of “The Defining Decade” wherever books are sold.Special thanks to Ashi Kumar, who contributed to the promotion of this week’s episode.


19 Mar 2021

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The Defining Decade with Dr. Meg Jay

The GenTwenty Podcast

In this episode, Nicole and Marina interview Dr. Meg Jay, clinical psychologist, associate professor of Human Development at the University of Virginia, and author of The Defining Decade.


17 Mar 2021

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Ep. 71: The Defining Decade with Author Dr. Meg Jay

Party's Over: Post Grad Podcast

This week on Party’s Over Podcast, we had the chance to interview Dr. Meg Jay - yes, we said DR. MEG JAY, Author of The Defining Decade, the book we’ve been raving about since the very beginning of the podcast. Meg is a Clinical Psychologist and an Associate Professor of Human Development at the University of Virginia where she specializes in twentysomethings. She earned a doctorate in clinical psychology and in gender studies from the University of California, Berkeley. And, as you know, she is the author of not only The Defining Decade, but also Supernormal.On this episode Dr. Meg Jay shares with us what her life was like and why she decided to write the Defining Decade. The Defining Decade is all about how to make the most of your twenties and why it really sets the foundation for your life. The book is written with examples from Meg Jay's clients lives which allows for different relatable scenarios. Dr. Meg Jay wrote The Defining Decade nearly 10 years ago, but recently re-released the book very recently to include more relevant examples. These updates to the book include new statistics, social media and how that plays a role in your twenties, new stories, and more. Dr. Meg Jay's Website:: https://megjay.comBuy The Defining Decade:: https://www.twelvebooks.com/


16 Mar 2021

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EP22 - 香港年輕老師一定要聽的TED Talk | “Why 30 is not the new 20” by Meg Jay from A Young Hong Kong Education Professional's Perspective

老師 Lead To Love | Teachers Lead To Love-- Impactful Pedagogies, Strategies and Resources for Hong Kong Teachers

你想生活過得充實、有意義嗎?小心,你可能正墮入陷阱、浪費你寶貴的青春。 今集,我會分享影響我最深遠的TED Talk之一:由臨床心理學家 Meg Jay主講的 “Why 30 is not the new 20”。我會介紹Meg Jay給年輕人的3個提議,並分享我親身經歷如何被這個TED Talk啟發,因而踏上youth development的行業、搬去蒙古成為NGO leader、及後回港加入教育前線當老師,而現在積極繼續朝著充滿意義的人生進發。 FB 老師互助社: http://bit.ly/teachersleadtolovecommunity EP 22 -香港年輕老師一定要聽的TED Talk | “Why 30 is not the new 20” by Meg Jay from A Young Hong Kong Education Professional's Perspective Do you desire a meaningful life?  Be aware!  You might fall into these traps and are wasting your precious life! In this episode, I will talk about one of the TED Talks that impact me the most——“Why 30 is not the new 20” by clinical psychologist, Meg Jay.  I will introduce the 3 reminders Meg Jay thinks young adults need to know (and don't be misled by mass media).  I will also share how this TED talk influenced my life choices: exploring the field of youth development, moving to Mongolia to run an international NGO, becoming a teacher in Hong Kong, and most importantly, now stay motivated to live out my life purpose. Meg Jay’s TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/meg_jay_why_30_is_not_the_new_20?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare


29 Sep 2020

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06. The Road to Resilience: a conversation with Dr. Meg Jay

Raising to Rise

Dr. Meg Jay is a clinical psychologist, an Associate Professor at Virginia University and a nonfiction writer. Meg's work has appeared in numerous media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street BBC and NPR. Her TED talk — “Why 30 Is Not the New 20” — has been viewed more than 10 million times. This was a fascinating conversation in which we discussed her latest book 'Supernormal', overcoming childhood adversity, helping kids build resilience and other really useful and easy to implement, parenting tools you can add to your toolbox.


14 Jan 2020

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31: Dr. Meg Jay - The Untold Story of Resilience

The Courageous Life

In this episode I sat down with bestselling author, TED speaker, and acclaimed psychologist, Dr. Meg Jay. I had been looking forward to this conversation for years, and it did not disappoint. In this episode we explore Meg's wisdom and insights related to her recent book, Supernormal - The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience, including:How we can build resilienceHow love can transform the effects of adversity and trauma (and the science behind it)The relationship between courage, empathy, and deep listeningHow to support friends, colleagues, and loved ones in the face of adversityHow to challenge the stories we tell ourselves and how learning this skill leads to resilienceWhy the past does not define the futureAnd much more!Links to show notes, resources, and more can be found at www.joshuasteinfeldt.com/podcastPlease take a moment to rate the show on iTunes!Meg Jay's background:Meg Jay is a clinical psychologist and a narrative nonfiction writer. In her books, she weaves the latest research with what she hears everyday: the behind-closed-doors stories of real people.In Supernormal, Dr. Jay reveals the secret world of the family hero: those who soar to unexpected heights after childhood adversity. In The Defining Decade, Dr. Jay elevates what it means to be a twentysomething. She argues that, rather than a developmental downtime, the twenties are a developmental sweetspot: a time when the things we do—and the things we don’t do—will have an enormous impact across years and even generations to come. The Defining Decade has been published in more than a dozen countries. Her related TED talk — “Why 30 Is Not the New 20” — has been viewed more than 10 million times. Her work has appeared in numerous media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, O Magazine, and on the BBC, NPR and TED. For more about Meg please visit www.megjay.comSupport the show (https://joshuasteinfeldt.com/donate/)


16 Jul 2019

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#35: Dr. Meg Jay - A Talk For The Twenty-Something’s

Freedom Pact

“This is probably the only life you’ll ever have, go ahead and start living it today.”What is going on Freedom Pact Family! Back for episode 35, and on today’s episode we are speaking to Dr Meg Jay.Dr Meg Jay released the epic book “The Defining Decade” and you may know her more personally from her Ted talk “Why 20 is NOT the new 30.” Which has been viewed some-10 million times. Wow!In today’s episode you’re going to learn all about the myth that if you’re in your 20’s you’ve got time to make things happen. A relationship, a career, a family.. We’re always told that there’s time. That everything will just work it ourself out. Trust me, it won’t. And holding out for a miracle won’t help either.You’re going to learn why Dr Jay believes that people that take on more responsibility have more meaning and are also happier people, whilst simultaneously why people that avoid meaning and responsibility are conversely unhappier.Overall, this was a fantastic episode, and we can’t thank Meg enough for coming on. You can find her at: megjay.comCould I ask you for a favour? If you enjoyed this episode, could you guys leave it a 5* and subscribe. It helps us so much with the visibility of the show!Her book: The defining decade - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Defining-Decade-Your-Twenties-Matter/dp/1782114920/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?keywords=the+defining+decade&qid=1557753116&s=gateway&sprefix=the+definin&sr=8-1Other links:Joe Instagram: @josephnewtonpdLewis Instagram: @lewisedwardcoachFreedom Pact Instagram: @freedompactProductivity planner - https://www.intelligentchange.com/?rfsn=2583960.cf7e48


13 May 2019

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#157 - Supernormal with Meg Jay


In today's episode I break down the book Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience by Meg Jay.Support Ryan and the show through Patreon: bit.ly/RyanCaliShow theme by Porter Robinson. Song: Language. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


15 Apr 2019