Where Are You Now?

We’re all un­der pres­sure and over­whelmed with hav­ing to suc­ceed. I t can get tough, so guide your life this way.

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We’ve been there — the big, ol’ #Quar­terLifeCri­sis. But we don’t have to sink un­der pres­sure

Aw­hole load of Malaysians un­der 30 are fac­ing more and more pres­sure to “suc­ceed” and do it all. You may feel it too, and the num­bers don’t lie. Ac­cord­ing to a sur­vey by Linked In in­volv­ing 1,003 young em­ployed Malaysians, three­quar­ters of them felt pres­sure dto­suc­cee din re­la­tion­ships, ca­reer or fi­nances. Around thirty per­cent of male sand fe­males re­ported that they have def­i­nitely ex­pe­ri­enced what psy­chol­o­gists du ba“quar­ter-life cri­sis ”— where you feel un­sat­is­fied with where you are in life, and you feel like time is run­ning out. This can lead to anx­i­ety and po­ten­tially de­pres­sion, in young peo­ple of any gen­der. Ul­ti­mately, what it comes down to is feel­ing stuck—in a job you don’t see a fu­ture in or where you feel your em­ploy­ers don’t un­der­stand your needs. In the same sur­vey, al­most half (48%) of Malaysian mil­len­nial sf el ts tuck in their cur­rent role and were look­ing for away out. Here are ways you can find the an­swers—where sup­port lies, where to find your pur­pose, and the small steps you can take to build­ing a more solid foun­da­tion from which you can leap.

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