Resisting the idea of "competition," 23-year-old Xiaoyue recently decided not to take a lucrative job at a financial firm in her home country of China. Instead, she's waiting for the results of the civil service exam, which she took in hopes of getting a stress-free job and living an easy life, despite considerably lower pay. "I hate to live under great pressure every day, competing with colleagues. I'd rather choose a low-paid but stable and relaxing position," Xiaoyue said, in an article published in China's state media publication Global Times.