Quarter-life/ Mid-life Crisis Turn Around

Grand Rapids, MI

Paul Krauss MA LPC has over 10 years of counseling experience and a special focus on helping those suffering from a mid-life crisis or quarter-life crisis to overcome it, adjust, refocus, and work to become stronger as a result of this difficult time.

Mid-Life Crisis: an emotional crisis of identity and self-confidence that can occur in early middle age.

  • Some signs include:
    Difficulties with relationships at home and at work.
    Feeling bored, tired and exhausted most of the time.mid-life crisis, quarter-life crisis
    Becoming impulsive with money and spending.
    Weight gain or loss of weight.
    Feeling disconnected from yourself and others.
    Becoming overly nostalgic for a time gone by.
    Feeling irritated and angry at small things.
    Becoming obsessed with the news and negative events.
    Fantasies about leaving your job and/ or family.
    Suddenly using alcohol or drugs.
    Crying daily in the morning or evening.

    If you or someone you know is having any of the signs above–don’t hesitate. Call Paul Krauss 616-365-5300 today or contact at https://healthforlifegr.com/contact/ and set up an appointment. If a mid-life crisis is not addressed right away there can be serious long-term effects including loss of relationships, loss of job, depression, divorce, substance abuse, panic attacks, financial ruin, and overall difficulty living in the present.
    The effects can be devastating! 

In an odd and counterintuitive way, sometimes the circumstances and overwhelming feelings associated with a mid-life crisis and can actually a painful signal or sign that is moving us into a space where we could grow–if we choose to leave our comfort zone. Paul Krauss has spent years helping people navigate mid-life crisis in a way that can not only resolve the signs and symptoms, but help the person live a more joyful and content life.


Quarter-Life Crisis:  a period of the lifespan usually ranging from the early 20s to the mid 20s, in which a person begins to feel doubtful about their own lives, their decisions, and their current path. This is often brought on by the stress of transitioning into adulthood, but can also be brought on by a break up of a relationship, loss of job, or a sudden “What am I doing with my life?” moment.

  • Some signs include:
  • Intrusive thoughts of doubt and fear.
  • Asking yourself “Who am I?”quarter-life-crisis
  • Asking yourself “What am I doing with my life?”
  • Asking yourself “What is the point of life at all?”
  • Excessive use of drugs and alcohol.
  • Finding yourself making risky decisions with money and sex.
  • Feeling incredibly anxious about the future.
  • Scared of getting older.
  • Wanting to quit your job immediately.
  • Wanting to move to another city without a plan.
  • Breaking up with your boyfriend or girlfriend.
  • Crying yourself to sleep.
  • Finding that you have nothing in common with your friends anymore.
  • Panic attacks.
  • Wishing you were still a child, in high school, or attending college.
  • Binge watching netflix
  • Finding yourself consumed by hours of social media (facebook, instagram, snapchat, etc.).

If you are experiencing any of the above signs, Paul Krauss can help. Paul Krauss is an experienced counselor located in Grand Rapids, MI who specializes in helping people overcome their quarter-life crisis and move into a new way of being, full of fulfillment and happiness. Call Paul today at 616-365-5530 or contact at https://healthforlifegr.com/contact/

Paul Krauss MA LPC wants to help you change your mid-life crisis or quarter-life crisis from a threat to an opportunity for change, growth, new relationships, new career, or something else that helps you move out of the crisis and into a positive place and.