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I make 100k and am 26 y old living in Canada. I am considered a high performer at my company, yet I feel like a failure... I had much bigger dreams when I was 20 and here I am kissing clients asses praying they keep me staffed during covid... no direct question here, just mad at myself for only achieving so little...

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I was making 60k at 26 and I can tell you my dreams were probably twice the size of yours. I'm much older now. And many of thosse dreams are still dreams. But chasing them, I've lost a lot - friends, family, lovers, and mental peace.

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Why what happened?

Calm down. You’re doing great! I promise it seems like you’re behind, but truthfully you’re ahead of so many; and believe it or not, one opportunity can propel you forward by leaps and bounds. At 25, I was making about 34k thanks to a piss awful recession. Five years later, I was in the mid 100s. I promise you, it works out! I promise I promise I promise. Stay grateful and commit to grit no matter what. You’ll accomplish what you set out to!

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Hey don’t beat yourself up but use this as a chance to acknowledge where you are and push yourself further. Take a risk, build and create something

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Thank you, considering it

Still time to start a company. I started my second company at 27.

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I’m in mid 40’s and barely mid 100’s. There feel better now?

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Oh sorry to hear this !! I’m slightly younger and also can’t help to feel like this often. Maybe take a step back and appreciate the little stuff outside of work ?

Bit hard to find with Covid and so little to do.... but definitely true

What were your dreams at age 20?

I’d be owning multiple businesses, living in a nice condo, not having to deal with corporate, being able to provide to my parents whatever they needed so they don’t worry about money

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You are 26... making 100k.... it’s only gonna get better. At least u are not 40 without a job...

Sorry to hear that C1. Hopefully

Unless you control the money, you're always kissing someone's ass.

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