The First Stage of a Quarter-life Crisis

Author:
Jacqueline Isaacs
Date:
June 17, 2022
Type:

Part of a series of articles for those predominantly in their twenties, this piece describes an aspiring lawyer's experience of burnout.

"...I had no idea how to slow down. Busyness functions like an addiction. When you stop, you have to face your thoughts, which terrifies most of us. So to cope you have to keep up the busyness."

https://tifwe.org/burnout-the-first-stage-of-a-quarter-life-crisis/

Image: Photo by Christian Erfurt on Unsplash

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