There seem to be two major coping mechanisms for burnt out, unsatisfied twenty-something urbanites these days: 1) go out and get drunk every weekend or 2) drink green smoothies, and do bikram yoga.
Break your addiction to accomplishment for accomplishment’s sake. Get on your path of true purpose and don’t get distracted.
How many more profound revelations about my truest inner nature can I handle? How much longer can I stay alone in my own head?
You are ever-changing, and so what you’re meant to be doing in the world is also evolving — it’s a pulse you must consistently keep your finger on.
Whatever situation you’re in, at some point you’re going to wind up asking yourself: “What do I do next? Where do I go from here? How do I figure out my next step?”
To anyone who’s unsatisfied in their current job, especially big corporate roles where it feels like you’re doing nothing but exchanging time for money, this is your survival guide.
The most important thing is that you woke up. Don’t curse the dream or the dreamer, don’t focus on the what ifs and the shoulda-woulda-coulda.
Go sit at a local bar and have a drink by yourself – with no phone or book.