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MEET A MILLENNIAL

What it’s like to be a Millennial today

What do you know about Millennials? In today’s Cassandra Daily, we present a deep-dive on the personal voices that capture the experience of living in this generation. What trends are they trying? What’s the best part of being young today, and the most challenging part? What do other generations misunderstand about this cohort? Read below to hear straight from them.

CASSANDRA SPOKE WITH CHERMAINE, A 32-YEAR-OLD FROM GEORGIA WHO TOLD US ABOUT HER LIFE AND HOPES FOR THE FUTURE.


WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?
Heath and wellness, love, peace, passion, fire, being free and comfortable.



WHO INSPIRES YOU?

People going against the odds and carving out their own lane.



DESCRIBE AN INTERESTING TREND YOU’VE SEEN OR TRIED.

I love how people are so into plants and decorating.



WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE BRANDS AND WHY?

Free People, Urban Outfitters, Chantecaille, Summer Fridays, Lipbar, because they make quality products and stand by causes.



WHAT’S THE BEST PART ABOUT BEING A MILLENNIAL TODAY?

Being able to have access to so much information and innovation.



WHAT’S THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE FACING YOUR GENERATION TODAY?

Student loan debt, learning your way and carving your own path.



WHAT ABOUT YOUR GENERATION MAKES YOU FEEL PROUD?

That we are doing things differently [from previous generations] and are learning more about health.

WHAT STEREOTYPES OR MISCONCEPTIONS DO OLDER PEOPLE HAVE ABOUT YOUR GENERATION? HOW DOES THIS MAKE YOU FEEL?

That we are lazy, unprofessional, easily persuaded, lost morals.



WHAT DO YOU HOPE THE FUTURE OF SOCIETY WILL LOOK LIKE?

More love, more art, more individuality, more peace and prosperity.