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Turned 40... Now what?

September 28, 2018 - I officially turned 40.  I guess I just want to write something about this event in my life so I could look back on what were my thoughts and probably when I turn 50 (or older), laugh at my silliness. 


Leading up to this day, I was quite excited. Months before, I would try to plan how I am going to celebrate this day with friends. It's a milestone age. I should be thankful that I reached this age in good health, and with my sanity intact. But then, as the days draw nearer I felt a crippling sadness. I tried to google my way to find some answers on why I felt this sudden rush of panic and anxiety as the reality of turning 40 was dawning on me.  And I found out that I was not alone. 

What made me sad all of a sudden? Well, many thoughts flooded my brain. Firstly, my career.  I realised I had to think of my next move. I have shifted to a less technical role and this is not something I am really good at. Business analysis is somewhat new to me. My comfort zone was t…