• my daughter and me

    Young Generation and Stress

    I recently had a conversation with my daughter about stress. She is a millennial. We were trying to determine if she experiences more stress than I did when I was her age. The answer is YES. There are more stress factors now than ever. Here are some of our arguments: Life is harder today than thirty years ago. I, as a parent, agree. When I was my daughter’s age, I had better job security, better housing market, no high interest loans and credit cards. Today, in this tough economic climate, young people have less job security and sky high house prices. These factors generate stress. Despite the fact that the…