The title reads, “Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy”. Opening with a brief description of who this generation is, the article then goes onto state a rather simple, yet incredibly accurate formula: happiness = realty – expectations
One of the best ‘life’ viewpoint articles I’ve read in a long time, this very clearly describes a major problem we have in our lives, living in the 21st century & 2013 in particular. The change in trend is obvious as to how we view ourselves and what we expect to receive for our efforts -vs previous generations.
It will take you a few minutes to read, but you’ll soon realise the harsh reality of the post. Yet, instead of it being a negative aspect, it certainly has made me question myself: Am I expecting too much reward for the work I do? This combined with my recent return from USA has given me plenty to think about for my career & future.