Coffee & Conversation: Millenials - the "Burnout" Generation

3:00 pm on Friday, February 1, 2019
5:00 pm on Friday, February 1, 2019
Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave
Earlier this month, a Buzzfeed article went viral titled “How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation.” What do you make of the author’s claim that this generation, specifically, is experiencing burn out earlier and more intensely than past generations? Is the critique that millennials are “…spoiled, entitled, lazy, and failures at what’s come to be known as ‘adulting’” true? Are things that should bring you enjoyment causing you stress and anxiety? Is “burnout” the default state for college students, or does that come later? Let’s talk!