Ultimately, there is no manual for preparing… you must write it yourself… you know this.
Six things I stopped doing that made me unhappy:
Insight: Define life’s big things anyway you want, it’s all close enough to mean the same. By the way, Happy Thanksgiving.
“If you choose a job that you like you will never have to work another day in your life.” — Confucius
Looks good on paper. Yet, I know so many mid life professionals who are stuck in a career or job that no longer (or never did) feeds their passion.
In many ways, for a variety of reasons, I’ve been there myself. It is not pleasant. But we have mortgages, bills to pay, mouths to feed, etc. So we do it. Day in, day out.
This is one of the big causes of a mid life crisis, along with others like illness, disease, divorce, empty nest syndrome, death, bankruptcy, infidelity.
This week will likely focus on career joy. And the best way to get it is to have a job where you get to do more than you have to do. Ya with me?