Thoughts and reflections on my 29th birthday
Today is my 29th birthday.
Somehow this year I am evaluating my life more than usual, probably because I assumed by 29 I would have more of my life settled or figured out. That is definitely not the case right now. I recently left my full-time job and I am working retail for the holidays. I am not sure where I am going to work or what my next role will be and that’s a very daunting thing, especially as a person who loves to plan and organize. As I get older, I find that planning is harder and harder.
Never-ending questions about the future.
As a child you are taught to think of the future with questions like “what do you want to be when you grow up?” from kindergarten to high school. Then it becomes “where do you want to go to college?” and “what do you want to study?” Once you graduate, if you go on to attend college, it becomes