Photo: Micaela Heck/Elena Scotti How do you know when you’re officially an adult? When is it okay to quit a job, and when should you stick it out? How the heck do you figure out what you want to do with your life? This week, we’re tackling all of these questions and more with help from the ever-wise Julie Lythcott-Haims—author of the New York Times bestseller, How to Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success and Your Turn: How to Be An Adult . As the former dean of Stanford University and as a mother of two young adults herself, Julie has a lot of experience with offering guidance to young people about how to navigate adulthood. Listen to hear Julie’s advice on figuring out who you are as a young person, navigating your career path when you’re not even sure of what you want to do with your life, and how to help the young people in your life make this tough transition into adulthood. Listen to The Upgrade above or find us in all the usual places where podcasts are served, including Apple Podcasts , Google Play , Spotify , iHeartRadio , Stitcher , and NPR One. Highlights from this week’s episode From the Julie Lythcott-Haims interview On how to get started on a career path even if you don’t know what you want to do with your life: [A]dulting does not come with a lockstep plan, unlike childhood, […]