Boomers Put A Lot Of Pressure On Themselves, What If They Didn’t? Midlife Conformity Baby Boomers put a lot of pressure on themselves to do three things: to conform, to be good at what they do, and to have a great life. About the only one Boomers succeed at is the first one, conformity. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.