QUARTER-LIFE
KNOWLEDGE CENTRE

Start to find your own path to life and career fulfilment with our informative posts for Quarter-Lifers.

Author: Chloë Garland

A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO COACHING

Coaching is a non-judgemental, open, collaborative and confidential conversation between coach and coachee – focusing on the coachee’s own thoughts, challenges, outcomes and goals. It is helpful to understand coaching by knowing what it is not. Unlike therapy, which is

25 QUOTES FOR YOUR QUARTER-LIFE CRISIS

I think that if we hear the right combination of words, at the right time, from the right person, it can have a really profound impact on our lives.  I have spent the last few years working with people experiencing

Quarter-Life Symptoms: I have no idea what I am doing!

4 Unmistakable Symptoms Of The Quarter-Life Crisis

The quarter-life crisis is not something to roll your eyes at. A Linkedin study a few years ago showed that 75% of young adults (19-33) in the UK have experienced one. However there are many of us who don’t actually know

Quarter-Life Crisis: Comparison is the thief of joy

How To Stop Comparing Your Career To Others

There are many reasons why more and more young adults are experiencing the quarter-life crisis, however there is one thing that seems to bring on the crisis more than anything else: career comparison. Teddy Roosevelt said that ‘comparison is the

My Clearest Possible Definition of Coaching

Unfortunately, there is no ‘one size fits all’ definition for coaching. I think this is the case because everyone is different and therefore everyone has their own unique style and definitions for what they do.  This is great because it

Choosing the Right Career Path

How Looking For The ‘Right’​ Job Can Stop You Finding It

One common theme I have noticed from coaching young adults experiencing the quarter-life crisis is that our generation seems to put an enormous pressure on making the ‘right’ decision.  I resonate with this desire entirely. I remember leaving university and

Quarter-Life Crisis: The Key To Resilience

An Unlikely Observation About Resilient People

20-somethings are often labelled a non-resilient ‘snowflake’ generation, and a quarter-life crisis is often met with an eye-roll and some mumbling around how we just need to ‘get on with it’. Recently I have found that most of my coaching

Resourcefulness: What Could You Do if Your Life Depended On It?

(3 Minute Read) Imagine the following unlikely situation, that for some reason an over-zealous recruiter told you that your life depended on securing a highly competitive, high paying job in the next 3 weeks. For the sake of the example, imagine that

Quarter-Life Crisis: Passion or Pay?

How To Choose Between A Career You Love And One That Pays

Lately I have become interested in something called ‘background dissatisfaction’. I heard these words from Eckhart Tolle’s book: The Power of Now. He describes how so many of us have an underlying anxiety about life that we are so accustomed

5 Ways To Make Job Searching Easy & Enjoyable

Choosing what you want to do with your life should be inspiring, exciting and motivating, but for some reason the whole process has become something that fills us with dread. It is no wonder that most people lose motivation whilst