Meet the quarter-life crisis. Younger sibling to the mid-life crisis, it is aged about 25 to 35, & characterised by feelings of confused uncertainty and a wildly absent sense of purpose or identity. Our blog expands on the concept, with advice on how you can identify your purpose and emerge happier and more fulfilled.
We’ve all heard of the mid-life crisis, but now a new crisis has been defined, most widely affecting educated professionals in their mid 20’s to mid 30’s. Sound familiar? Then read on to find out more about quarter-life crisis and how clarity of personal purpose can help in overcoming it.
‘The circumstances of our lives may actually matter less than the sense of control we feel over our lives’. Rory Sutherland explores how the power of re-framing our circumstances can be the secret to happiness and fulfillment.
At FindMyWhy we believe that, given a choice (and most of us have one), everyone should ‘choose happy’. Our latest blog explores some common reasons behind why human nature so often allows us to settle for second best, when there should be very few barriers in the way of complete fulfillment.
Time is a tricky denominator. Some weeks can feel incredibly busy and productive, while others drag and you don’t seem to make much progress at all. Making the most of your time relies upon staying focused, purposeful and productive, yet with the inevitable distractions and curve balls life throws in front of you, this can…
In a society of constant comparisons, we often grossly misjudge our true worth as an individual – either by over or underestimating our own capabilities and qualities. This is because all too frequently, we don’t possess the self-awareness to make insightful or objective judgments when it comes to ourselves.
What makes for meaningful work? Is it money, joy, progress or a sense of purpose? Behavioural economist Dan Ariely shares his findings in a fascinating talk.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of “flow.”
If you only had 30 seconds, how would you sell yourself professionally? What would be your personal sales pitch or so-called elevator pitch? To learn more about how to confidently define and articulate your purpose and your value proposition, read on.
MAMILs, middle-aged spread and the mid-life crisis; surely there’s more to middle age than that? Thank goodness, then, for the words of analytical psychologist Carl Jung, who believed that ‘the greatest potential for growth and self realisation exists in the second half of life.’ The secret is in knowing your purpose.