- Article — How the Midlife Crisis Came to Be
- Book — Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age by Bruce Feiler
The (midlife) crisis soon expanded from Jaques’ original definition to include practically any inner strife. You could have one because you’d achieved everything you’d intended to, but couldn’t see the point of it all. Or you could have one because you hadn’t achieved enough.
- What’s fascinating is by thinking that middle age is the pinnacle of our lives, we easily fall into the trap of having the sense of displeasure for not achieving everything good in life in the middle of our lives.
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