On Hobbies, Jobs, Careers, and Vocations

On Hobbies, Jobs, Careers, and Vocations

I sent this newsletter out late in January that referenced a blog post from Elizabeth Gilbert. That post continues to sit with me and makes me want to delve further into how I occupy my time. There’s a certain element of fear that comes with exploring this topic: do I appear ungrateful for the work I do now? Continue Reading…

Contribution

Contribution

I have spent much of my free time over the last week deliberating on the word contribution – what it means to me, how it plays a role in the life I lead and the work I do, who I impact. It’s a concept, if not the word itself, I’ve thought of often over the five years (five years!!) since I first worked with a career counselor to take the baby steps to a change. Continue Reading…

3 Challenges I Didn’t Appreciate When I Changed Careers

3 Challenges I Didn’t Appreciate When I Changed Careers

Do what you love! Love what you do! Follow your bliss! There are articles upon articles and books upon books available about pursuing your dreams and finding work that makes you happy. And I believe them because I’m not averse to putting in the work necessary to make them true. However I do wish I’d had the foresight to appreciate a few of the obstacles I might encounter along the way.

Here are my three current career change challenges:

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