We live in a world where our career and our identity are often tightly intertwined. So when you’re feeling unhappy, unsuccessful, unfulfilled, or unimportant in your professional role, it can make you call more than your work into question.
What’s more, if you identify yourself by your professional role, deciding to make a change in your career can seem to rock the foundation of who you are. (It can also make hearing the question, “So, what do you do?!” feel like an exercise in social-emotional torture!)
Whether you’re trying to find greater happiness in your current career, or trying to find the clarity, courage, and tools you need to make a career change, these resources are here to help you.
Struggling to get out of bed in the morning because you’re dreading what the day holds? Dragging your heels as you get ready for another day at a job you don’t love? Here are five tips you can use when you’re not at work to transform the time you are there.
Moving on can be really scary. Creating and sharing your creations can be downright terrifying. In this article, I share with you my favorite career change anthem–the song that gave me strength when I was making my own transition, and shaking in my boots at the leap I had just committed to making.
Do you have moments where you’re sure you have something inside of you to share…but then think you’re probably only kidding yourself? In this article, I tell you about the epiphany I had in the shower one day…the one that turned out to be one of the milestones that catapulted me forward in my transition. This epiphany–which is so obvious it may make you say “DUH” to your computer screen–is one of the primary things that turned me from an onlooker to a doer.
Do you feel totally ungrounded and lost in the face of your career change or relationship transition? It’s scary when it feels like a big part of your identify is shifting, and you don’t even know what it’s shifting to. Read this article to learn a little game to help you find your ground when a big question mark is looming over you.
Do you feel really alone in your career transition? You don’t have to be. Listen to the stories of other people who have been in the scary, confused place you’re in now—and have come through to the other side.
Read this article to learn a 6-step process to banish the guilt and self-punishing and help you turn that doomed career into one of the best things that ever happened to you.
Obsessing over all the “things you did and didn’t do” in the job or career you’re leaving? That’s normal. Here’s how to deal with it.
Read this article to learn a strategy to help you through breakups, career disappointments, and other high-pain periods–a strategy that works whether you are 7 or 77!
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