If you’re ready for a career change or if you’re scared of being stuck with a career that you don’t love, it doesn’t mean that you’re being foolish or ungrateful. You’re being honest with yourself! Here are a few things to ensure you that considering a career change is OK:
You Want Something Different in Your Career
Career happiness and fulfillment comes from enjoying your work, and from feeling valued, engaged and excited. Remind yourself how great you are and how much you have to offer. There are so many people that can benefit from your skills. You can and will make an impact if you challenge yourself. You might be scared, but know that you may be onto something great.
The Sky’s The Limit
You work experience as an adult makes you more valuable than you think! You have an education and a few jobs under your belt, along with the ability to do anything. Change is scary, yes, but you’re never too invest to go through a change.
You have many years of work ahead of you. Know that you’re intelligent and can be trained to do anything. People will respect and listen to you as long as you’re willing to work hard like you’ve been doing your whole life. Make the most of your time!
Fear Means That You’re Onto Something Great
Fear is an indicator that you’re onto something new so don’t be afraid to explore. This may be a unique opportunity for you so do not be quick to dismiss the idea. Be resilient! Enjoy the journey.
So many thoughts will pour through your brain. Will I be able to pay rent? Will I fail? Use these thoughts as fuel to keep yourself motivated and on top of your decision making.
“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” ~Henry Ford
Be resilient, be yourself. You have so much to offer to the world, so stay challenged and embrace the journey!