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.
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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