Post-Grad Life: What to Expect When You Have No Expectations

If you're reading this it's probably because you're either, Just about to graduate and enter the real world; or You're my co-worker and you can't get enough of my essay-long emails I'm kidding. A couple weeks ago I read an insightful blog post by Marina Khonaisser (a local marketing professional like myself whom I follow …

26 going on…?

Like most 26 year olds I know, I seem to have my life "figured out". I'm married, I've got a great corporate job, I went to post-secondary--twice, and I own a cat--but that's really about it. These aren't necessarily qualifications for a "figured out life". I don't own a house, I've been driving the same car since I was 16, I don't have any kids, and quite frankly, I still don't know what to do with my life. I will own a house one day, I will drive a new car soon, and I will have kids. There's no need to rush to satisfy the societal standard. Everyone's at a different phase in their adult life, but we'll all get there eventually.