Two weeks ago, I got a new haircut. Last week I joined a dating site. Today, I told my landlord that I would not be renewing my lease because I planned to spend the next year backpacking. Through where? I do not know. All I know is that I feel stuck.
As Leo Tolstoy famously said, "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." We have a personal responsibility regarding this choice. The easiest way to think of it is, Who are you when you close the laptop? How do you define yourself?
Pro-tip to millennials: You might want to leave your parents at home when you show up for a job interview.
When I compare my first kiss with a girl to my make-out session with what's-his-name, I realize that sexual orientation sometimes takes a back seat to other tenants of our identities, even as it relates to love.
I was furious, and I couldn't quite articulate exactly what had set me off. The patently false notion that everything used to be great all the time? The persistence of American exceptionalism? The accusation that I, at 22, am part of the worst generation ever?
A recent study by the Urban Institute shows the net worth of today's 30-somethings is down 21 percent from what 30-somethings enjoyed in 1983. Why do younger generations today have difficulty building wealth and how can they reverse this trend?
When you finish college, the whole world is at your fingertips, but where is the best place to start your new life? Will McGuinness, Amarra Ghani, Dawn Rasmussen and Ilana Rice join Ahmed to discuss.
After returning to Canada in autumn of 2011, the competition was staggering. I quickly lowered my standards. I applied for non-paid internships. I applied for reception work at small offices. I even added my resume to the Starbucks roster. After seven months, I never had a single interview.
Just as the Boomer generation redefined what their parents handed off to them, we will too and already are -- just much more quickly and perhaps overtly than ever before given the transparency prompted by the Internet.