I had it all: A six figure income, a flashy new car, full health benefits, company travel and dining expenses and many other perks. I was good at my job, got along well with colleagues and knew I could move up in the company.
Everything was picture perfect on the outside, but on the inside I was dying a slow, miserable death.
Those who visited my office usually noticed that I didn’t decorate or display any personal memorabilia or pictures. The only item that held any value was a Post-It note I had attached to my computer monitor.Read More»
Over the past several months I’ve spoken with many young adults (#LIfe101 with Laurie Johnson Interviews) who express feeling overwhelmed, lost, confused and frustrated.
It seems that the common theme among them is that they are really overwrought with self-doubt.
Most of them are doing well, except for this fact: they are allowing outside forces to control how they live their lives. It’s causing them to doubt who they are and what they stand for.
Consider these examples:
- A 27-year-old woman is concerned because many of her friends are marrying and starting families. She admits she likes her life the way it is. She’s not ready for marriage.