At some point or another, life is going to seem unfair and unkind. You’ll experience marvelous highs and epic lows, but sometimes the most devastating moments are those that force us into a state of grief. Moments of profound loss have the ability to shake us to our core and leave us lost and confused about life.
If you’ve been considering a career switch, there’s no better time to get started on your plan than now. If you don’t do anything different, you’ll likely find yourself feeling the same way this time next year. And the truth is that the longer you leave things, the more you can fall into analysis paralysis, lose your confidence and end up struggling to make any change at all.
I’m what my grandmother might refer to as a busybody. AKA the type of woman that is always busy. I don’t like to sit still and I while others have FOMO I fear not being able to get things done. I’m not just referring to work-related to-do items… this includes everything. I wasn’t practing mindfulness and no matter how busy I was, I wasn’t progressing like I should have been.
We all know that research shows that it takes 21 days to create a habit. From trying to incorporate new fitness habits or trying to stick to the latest eating plan… we’ve all been told the same thing “good habits create successful lives”. But the often overlooked part is that we don’t always have to make monumental changes in life to get the results we seek.
Life can sometimes feel like a battle. It can feel like you are swimming upstream against the tide, with no relief in sight. And while most of us persevere, despite the odds, we often overlook the reality that being worn out, stressed, and overwhelmed can lead to unhappiness, health problems, and mental and emotional strain.
Being confident at work is an empowering feeling. However, when you’re constantly dealing with the rules, structure, and ideas of others, it can be difficult to come by. And when we lack confidence, we open the door to negative beliefs about ourselves.
Being a creative woman in the traditional work environment can be difficult. The simplicity of the traditional office setting may stifle your creativity. If you’ve been feeling stifled in your current work setting, you may also find yourself daydreaming about breaking free and doing something you love and enjoy.