Burnt Out Already!
The world is not what it used to be a couple of decades ago. Rising competitiveness, unmanageable work schedules, a world pressurized by materialism and rise of technology have made our lives better and worse all at the same time. Our parents’ or grandparents’ generations were one where peace of mind and a work-life balance was something that was given more importance. Cut to 2013, and it is a cut-throat world where the rewards are enticing but limited, and hence begins the vicious rat race, which can have far-reaching effects.
Mid-life crisis hits men in their mid forties or early fifties, but that was then. Today, we live in the age of what is called the quarter-life crisis. This new age problem catches people much younger – those in their late 20s or mid 30s – characterized by what psychologists call ‘a feeling of being burnt out’.
We live in a society where our desires outstrip our capability to meet them, and with risking work pressures, there is little time for family or friends. This shift in social behavior has resulted in younger and younger people feeling Continue reading “Learn how to beat the blues…” »