Meg Jay Famous Quotes & Sayings

Browse top 45 famous quotes and sayings by Meg Jay. Read & share Meg Jay quotes pictures with friends. Free using on Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 45 Meg Jay Quotes

#1. It seems [that] everybody wants to be a twenty-something except for many twenty-somethings themselves. All around, 'thirty is the new twenty' is starting to get a new reaction: 'God, I hope not. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #30882
#2. The key finding in the study was that the twenty-four-flavor table attracted more attention yet it resulted in fewer buyers. Shoppers flocked to the exciting array, yet most became overwhelmed and dropped out of buying jam altogether. Only 3 percent of those who - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #111367
#3. I wasn't scared of losing my past. i was scared of losing my future. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #218292
#4. Life stories with themes of ruin can trap us. Life stories that are triumphant can transform us. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #239745
#5. It's the people we hardly know, and not our closest friends, who will improve our lives most dramatically - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #240666
#6. What would an A in your twenties even mean?" I wondered out aloud. "I don't know. That's the problem. I just feel like I shouldn't be less-than. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #304974
#7. We become what we hear and see and do every day. We don't become what we don't hear and see and do every day. In neuroscience, this is known as "survival of the busiest. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #329836
#8. Forward thinking doesn't just come with age. It comes with practice and experience. That's why some twenty-two-year-olds are incredibly self-possessed, future-oriented people who already know how to face the unknown, while some thirty-four-year-olds still have brains that run the other way. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #425355
#9. When we make choices, we open ourselves up to hard work and failure and heartbreak, so sometimes it feels easier not to know, not to choose, and not to do. But it isn't. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #463013
#10. The lottery question might get you thinking about what you would do if talent and money didn't matter. But they do. The question twentysomethings need to ask themselves is what they would do with their lives if they didn't win the lottery. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #539640
#11. Goals have been called the building blocks of adult personality, and it is worth considering that who you will be in your thirties and beyond is being built out of goals you are setting for yourself today. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #560888
#12. As we age, we feel less like leaves and more like trees. We have roots that ground us and sturdy trunks that may sway, but don't break, in the wind. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #583415
#13. What no one tells twentysomethings like Emma is that finally, and suddenly, they can pick their own families - they can create their own families - and these are the families that life will be about. These are the families that will define the decades ahead. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #596854
#14. Every time somebody on Facebook changes their status to engaged or married, I panic. I'm convinced Facebook was invented to make single people feel bad about their lives. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #618509
#15. I think part of making any decision in your twenties is realizing there is no twenty-four flavor table. It's a myth. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #654010
#16. We even know that larger social networks change our brains for the better as they require us to communicate with more and different others. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #685588
#17. Before I was in my forties. If you're still doing this - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #700567
#18. But twentysomethings who hide out in underemployment, especially those who are hiding out because of a lack of confidence, are not serving themselves. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #772463
#19. Feeling better doesn't come from avoiding adulthood, it comes from investing in adulthood. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #786833
#20. Slope, but still I felt nervous. As I gathered up my maps and turned to go, I hesitated and asked the ranger, "Am I going to make it?" He - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #789655
#21. Knowing what to overlook is one way older adults are typically wiser than young adults. With age comes what is known as "positivity effect". We become more interested in positive information, and our brains react less strongly to what negative information we do encounter. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #827910
#22. I wish I'd been more.. I don't know... intentional. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #902019
#23. To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time. - Leonard Bernstein, composer - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #957742
#24. While most would agree with Socrates that, "the unexamined life is not worth living," a lesser-known quote by Sheldon Kopp might be more important here: "The unlived life is not worth examining. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #994092
#25. Can really rescue you, and you have to do something. Not knowing what you want to - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1017081
#26. Twentysomethings who don't feel anxious and incompetent at work are usually overconfident or underemployed. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1084999
#27. But while the urban tribe helps us survive, it does not help us thrive. The urban tribe may bring us soup when we are sick, but it is the people we hardly know - those who never make it into our tribe - who will swiftly and dramatically change our lives for the better. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1088453
#28. Forget about having an identity crisis and get some identity capital. ... Do something that adds value to who you are. Do something that's an investment in who you might want to be next. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1137708
#29. [Society] is structured to distract people from the decisions that have a huge impact on happiness in order to focus attention on the decisions that have a marginal impact on happiness. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1147789
#30. quickly. Afterward, things are not so easy. The twenties are that critical period of adulthood. These are the years when it will be easiest to start the lives we want. And no matter what we do, the twenties are an inflection point - the great reorganization - a - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1182494
#31. The one thing I have learned is that you can't think your way through life. The only way to figure out what to do is to do - something. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1200740
#32. Knowing you want to do something isn't the same as knowing how to do it, and even knowing how to do something isn't the same as actually doing it well. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1206735
#33. Your iPod is whispering in your ear. It was keeping you company, but now it's like a good friend turned bad [ ... ] It is turning your life into a dark, looping rock opera. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1234517
#34. became more urgent and more defined. A timeline may not be a virtual reality chamber, but it can help our brains see time for what it really is: limited. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1377158
#35. Being confused about choices is nothing more than hoping that maybe there is a way to get through life without taking charge. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1415771
#36. Uncertainty makes people anxious, and distraction is the twenty-first century opiate of the masses. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1478375
#37. The Ben Franklin Effect: If weak ties do favors for us, they start to like us. Then they become even more likely to grant us additional favors in the future. Franklin decided that if he wanted to get someone in his side, he ought to ask for a favor. And he did. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1498265
#38. Did not want to "just have some office job and work nine to five like everyone else." Ian was on a sneaky search for glory. He suffered less from the tyranny of the should than he did from the tyranny of the should-not. His - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1526768
#39. Visited the twenty-four-flavor table went on to buy jam. In contrast, shoppers who visited the six-flavor table were more able to decide which jar was right for them, with about 30 percent leaving the store with jam in hand. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1534474
#40. Doing something later is not automatically the same as doing something better - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1557701
#41. That while we were busy making sure we didn't miss - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1664275
#42. Confusion. Twentysomethings like Ian were raised - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1674558
#43. Inaction breeds fear and doubt. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. - Dale Carnegie, writer and lecturer - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1684507
#44. Twenty somethings who aren't at least a little scared about their relationships are often the ones who are being the least thoughtful. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1823120
#45. For the most part, "naturals" are myths. People who are especially good at something may have some innate inclination, or some particular talent, but they have also spent about ten thousand hours practicing or doing that thing. - Author: Meg Jay
Meg Jay Quotes #1857340

Famous Authors

Popular Topics