As someone in their late 20s, I know how important it is to feel like you’re doing the “right thing.” Growing up, we all knew exactly what was expected of us to achieve success and get praise for it. In fact, that praise became a perpetual motion machine – many GenYer’s feel the incessant need to be acknowledged, gratified and acclaimed in everything they do.
It’s really a different world once you step from the “everyone gets a star” protective bubble and lots of young adults are finding instant gratification and praise in their personal & career pursuits hard to come by.
Career and calling are nearly synonymous to our generation. We really want to be accomplished and successful in a short time span, but that’s not always going to happen right outside the gates of college. Many get frustrated, feel stuck and disappointed that no one thinks they are as incredible as they’ve been told they are. Continue reading →
I’m on a mission to turn the term “Quarter Life Crisis” (QLC) into “Quarter Life Opportunity” because that’s exactly what it is — a turning point in your life where YOU’RE totally responsible for your self and the direction your life will take.
Think of your QLC as an “update” button - keep pressing X and everything stays the same…press UPDATE and…. Continue reading →
There’s a disease on the rise among 20something’s. It’s subtle at first with symptoms of minor jealousy, resentfulness, restlessness and frequent refreshing of an already updated Facebook feed. As it gains strength it turns once vibrant and confident optimists about the future into self-doubting, paranoid and unhappy worriers who feel left out of the crowd.